OPERATIC ROLES AND CONCERTS

cropped-FullSizeRender-1.jpgESSI LUTTINEN

DATE OF BIRTH   28.09.1978
VOICE TYPE    Mezzo-soprano
NATIONALITY   Finnish

Training

1998-2005     MMus at the Sibelius Academy (opera class 2003-2005), Helsinki
2003- 2004   Postgraduate Diploma (Opera) at The Benjamin Britten International Opera School, London
2002-2003    Graduate Diploma at the Department of Vocal Music at the Royal College of Music, London
1996-1998      Turku Conservatory, Turku

SINGING TEACHERS / coaches

Marjut Hannula, Sibelius Academy, Helsinki
Taru Valjakka, Turku Conservatory, Turku
Taimi Airola, Turku Conservatory, Turku
Margaret Cable, Royal College of Music, London
Renato Federighi, Rome
Anna Bergamo (assistant Studienleiter), Hamburg
Elisabeth Werres, Berlin

OPERATIC ROLES

Nerone, L’Incoronazione di Poppea, Helsinki Baroque Orchestra
Rosina, Il barbier di Siviglia, Bravo!, Kuopio, Finland
Aloès, L’Etoile, Den nye opera, Bergen
Lucienne, Die tote Stadt, Finnish National Opera
Siebel, Faust, Finnish National Opera
Dorabella, Cosí fan tutte, Turku Opera
Kate, Owen Wingrave, Tapiola Sinfonietta
Mercédès, Carmen, Finnish National Opera
Olga, Jevgeni Onegin, Jyväskylä Opera
La Marchesa Melibea, Il viaggio a Reims,  Finnish National Opera
Charlady / Bag Lady, The nr. 11 bus,  Helsinki Chamber opera                                           
Second Lady,
The Magic Flute, Savonlinna Opera Festival and Tampere Opera

Sextus, La clemenza di Tito,  Sibelius Academy Opera
Sosarme, Sosarme, London Handel Festival
Nerone, Agrippina, London Handel Festival
Nancy,  Albert Herring, Benjamin Britten International Opera School
L’Architecture, Les Arts Florissants, Sibelius Academy OperaLes Arts Florissants
Cherubino, Le Nozze di Figaro, Sibelius Academy Opera, Bravo!, Rovaniemen kaupunginorkesteri

WORLD PREMIERS:

Juha T. Koskinen: Madame de Sade, Renée, Ooppera Skaala
Olli Kortekangas: Daddy’s girl, Ulla, Savonlinna Operafestival
Olli Kortekangas: Messenius ja Lucia, Karla, Oulu ooppera
Kirmo Lintinen: Fitness-kevytooppera, Minttu, Ooppera Skaala
Visa Oscar: The Great Conspiracy, Jackie, Ooppera Skaala
Visa Oscar/Antonio Vivaldi: La Furia delle Costellazioni, Kosmonaut, Ooppera Skaala
Miika Hyytiäinen: Omnivore, O (mobiiliooppera)
Ooppera Skaala: Transit, Ooppera Skaala
Ooppera Skaala: Bollywood KaBOOM!

 

ORATORIOS / CONCERTS

Alto soloist

J.S. Bach:
St John Passion, Turku Philharmonic Orchestra
St Matthew Passion, Sofia Magdalena Kuoro, Oulu
Cantatas 70, 170, Kampin Laulu Chamber Choir
Cantatas 170, 35, Temppeliaukio Church, Helsinki
Christmas Oratorio, St. John’s Smith Square, Peter Schreier, Lappeenranta City Orchestra, Anssi Mattila

A.Dvorak:
Mass in D major, Song of Finland, Urkuyö ja Aaria

J. Haydn:
Requiem Avanti, John Storgårds
Die Sieben Letzten Worte unseres Erlösers am Kreuze, Helsinki Baroque Orchestra

W.A. Mozart: Requiem, Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, John Storgårds
A.Vivaldi: Gloria, St.Michel Strings, Ari Angervo
G.F. Händel: The Messiah, Academic Choral Society
F. Schubert:Mass in E flat major Tampere Philharmonic Choir
L. van Beethoven: Symphony no. 9 , Tampere Philharmonic Choir, Hannu Lintu
A. Caldara Cantata: Soffri, mio caro Alcino
C.H. Graun: Osteroratorium
B. Pergolesi: Stabat Mater, Turku Philharmonic Orchestra

II Soprano and Mezzo soloist

J.S. Bach: Mass in B minor Anton Bruckner Choir & Orchestra, Lontoo
A. Scarlatti: Cantate pastorale per la nativita di nostro Signore Gesu Christo

O. Respighi:
Christmas Cantata Suomen Laulu
Il tramonto Refugium Musicum

W.A. Mozart:
6 Notturni
Mass in C minor

G.F. Händel:
Cantata ‘Crudel tiranno amor’ HWV 97
Cantata ‘Lungi da me’ HWV 125b
Cantata La Lucrezia ‘O numi eterni’ HWV 145

A.Vivaldi: Solo Motet RV 627

Other Concerts

Maurice Ravel: Shéhérazade, Hyvinkää orchestra
H. Berlioz: Le nuits d’éte, Covent Garden Chamber Orchestra, Peter Stark
A. Copland: In the beginning, Whitehall Choir, Lontoo
J. Brahms: Zwei Gesänge, op. 91, Turku Music Festival
G. Mahler: Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen, The Polytech Orchestra
A. Mahler: Orchestral Songs, Pori Sinfonietta, Jorma Panula
J. Sibelius: Orchestral Songs, Turku Philharmonic Orchestra
Mikko Heiniö: Syyskesän laulu, Refugium Musicum       

A.Vivaldi:
Arias from operas Il Farnace, Giustino, Juditha Triumphans, Griselda, Finnish Baroque Orchestra
Giustino,
Finnish Baroque Orchestra
Juditha Triumphans,
Finnish Baroque Orchestra
Griselda
, Finnish Baroque Orchestra

Given concerts and recitals in following festivals and countries:

Kuhmo Chamber Music Festival 2005
Usedomer Musikfestival 2005
Turku Music Festival 2006
Savonlinna Opera Festival 2006
Festival de l’éte Mosan 2006
London, Tokyo

  

COMPETITIONS AND PRIZES

2015   Uuden Musiikin kilpailu (UMK) Third Runner up
2006   Lappeenranta National Song Competition  Lappeenranta, Finland  Second Prize
2005   Karita Mattila Prize
2005   Merikanto Singing Competition in Art Centre Salmela, Mäntyharju, Finland  First Prize

2004   Competizione dell’Opera, Dresden  Finalist

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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