Anglo-Swedish Society Scholar 2005-2006

Lina Markeby

Mezzo Soprano

Mezzo soprano who undertook her initial vocal training in Sweden before coming to study in the UK at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

 

Lina is known for her role of Second Woman in Deborah Warner’s Dido and Aeneas that has enjoyed a DVD release. Lina has preformed the Dido and Aeneas role in numerous revivals at such locations as Wiener Festwochen, Opéra-Comique in Paris, De Nederlandse Opera in Amsterdam and at the Barbican Centre.

 

Other notable appearances of Lina’s have been in the role of Idamante and Sesto, preformed with John Eliot Gardiner, as well as the role of Arsace in Handel’s Partenope. Lina has appeared at such venues as the Royal Opera House, the Teatro Real in Madrid, the Salle Pleyel in Paris, Pisa and the English National Opera.

 

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