BIOGRAPHY

Soprano Suvi Väyrynen has quickly emerged as one of Finland's most exciting young singers. She is
the winner of the 2016 Lappeenranta singing competition Female Grand Prize and has gained
recognition through various other national and international singing competitions. She has delighted
critics with her vocal courage and bright personality as well as entertained audiences with her
uncompromising attention to detail in contemporary music. As a concert singer she has sung with various Finnish orchestras such as Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra, Sinfonia Lahti and Finnish Baroque Orchestra. Ms. Väyrynen made her operatic debut
in 2015 singing the role of Anna in Tampere Opera's production of Verdi's Nabucco. Later on, also in
Tampere Opera, she has performed the roles of Curra in Verdi’s La Forza del Destino in 2016,
Onni in the world premiering opera My Brother’s Keeper by Olli Kortekangas in 2018, Musetta in Puccini's La Bohème in 2019 and Frasquita in Bizet's Carmen in 2020. She made her debut at the Finnish National Opera in 2016 in the role of Adele in Johann Strauss' operetta, Die Fledermaus. On this prestigious stage  she has also performed the role of Despina in Mozart’s Così fan tutte in 2018 and in 2019 she was part of the singing soloist ensemble in CircOpera.

In the summer 2018 Ms. Väyrynen made her debut in Savonlinna Opera Festival in Tchaikovsky’s The Queen of Spades singing the roles of Masha and Chloe. As a recording artist she has had the pleasure to record Requiem by Kostiainen, and Requiem by Kokkonen, released in 2017.

In summer 2021 Ms. Väyrynen debuted in the role of Adina in Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore at the Joensuu Opera.


Ms. Väyrynen studied at Tampere University of Applied Sciences under the tutelage of Satu Sippola,
graduating with honours as a Music Pedagogue in 2013. She then began her Masters studies in
Vienna at the Musik und Kunst Privatuniversität der Stadt Wien with Uta Schwabe as her
voice teacher and graduated with distinction in 2020. There, she also studied Lied with Birgid Steinberger and Carolyn Hague.