Ida Falk Winland


Swedish soprano Ida Falk Winland began this season with Contessa in Le nozze di Figaro at the Göteborg Opera in Gothenburg and has this winter sung her first Violetta in La Traviata, at the Royal Swedish Opera in Stockholm. Ida will this spring be a guest at the Opera Vlaanderen in Gent/Antwerpen where she sings Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte tutte and she will this summer visit the Savonlinna Opera Festival in Finland where she sings Violetta. Last season Ida Falk Winland added three new roles to her repertoire including Gilda in Rigoletto at the Royal Swedish Opera as well as Nedda in Pagliacci and Contessa/Le nozze di Figaro at the Göteborg Opera.

Ida Falk Winland has previously sung Fiordiligi at the Opéra National de Paris under the baton of Mo. Phillippe Jordan. At the Royal Swedish Opera, Ida has appeared in roles like Pamina in Die Zauberflöte and Romilda in Serse. Ida has sung First Niece in Peter Grimes at Teatro alla Scala in Milan and Donna Anna in Don Giovanni with the Helsinki Festival. She has sung Cunégonde in Bernstein’s Candide at Opéra National de Lorraine in Nancy and Cecily in Barry’s The Importance of Being Earnest at the Royal Opera House/Covent Garden and at Opéra National de Lorraine. Ida made her Glyndebourne Festival debut as the Dew Fairy in Hänsel und Gretel and she has been a guest at the Internationale Händel-Festspiele in Göttingen where she has appeared as Poppea in Handel’s Agrippina.

Ida Falk Winland has appeared in several roles at the Göteborg Opera including Ilia in Idomeneo, Morgana in Alcina, Adalgisa in Norma, Cleopatra in Guilio Cesare, Rosina in Il barbiere di Seviglia and Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro.

Ida Falk Winland has worked with conductors such as Sakari Oramo, Marc Minkowski, Gustavo Dudamel, Daniel Harding and Valery Gergiev. As a frequent guest at the concert platform she has appeared with the Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra, the Swedish Radio Syphony Orchestra, and the Göteborg Symphony Orchestra as well as with the Orchestra e Coro del Teatro La Fenice in Venice.

On CD Ida Falk Winland can be heard in Bach’s Mass in b minor under the baton of Jonathan Cohen (Hyperion Records), Haydn’s The Creation with Philipp von Steinaecker (Fra Bernardo) and on her first solo CD with songs by Copland, Nystroem and R. Strauss.

Ida Falk Winland studied with Lillian Watson at the Benjamin Britten International Opera School (Royal College of Music), and at the National Opera Studio where she was awarded the Tagore gold medal. In 2018 she was awarded the Swedish magazine Tidskriften Opera’s Opera prize for her interpretation of Adalgisa in Norma at the Göteborg Opera.

Updated March 2020