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of mezzo-soprano Virpi Räisänen!
Mezzo-soprano Virpi Räisänen, one of the most sought after Finnish female singers, has garnered an impressive list of honours and achievements both as a mezzo-soprano and earlier as a concert violinist. After finishing her singing diploma with highest distinction she has launched a blooming international career as an operasinger and concertsoloist on stages such as Milano La Scala, Berlin State Opera, Dutch National Opera, etc.
Virpi Räisänen’s warm mezzo voice and strong musicality is leading her from one success to another. Besides mastering the traditional mezzo soprano repertoire, she has also established herself as a champion of contemporary music having world premiered dozens of new works, most of them written and dedicated to her.
Next to her singing career Virpi functioned as Artistic Director of the Oulunsalo Soi Chamber Music Festival in Finland during the years 2012 – 2018.
Have a look and find out more!
Virpi & Brodsky Quartet in Nijmegen
With world famous Brodsky Quartet from UK In Nijmegen Concertgebouw De Vereeniging 31st March 2020 REMOVED TO OCTOBER 26TH 2020! World premiere of Mathilde […]
Beethoven Missa solemnis with Oulu Sinfonia
Virpi returns as a soloist of her home town symphony orchestra Oulu Sinfonia as one of the soloists in magnificent Missa solemnis of Beethoven. […]
Trasparente violin-singing solo cd will be published
In scale of ten years this extraordinary cd has finally found it’s way out! Trasparente cd will be published in April 2020. As a […]