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. 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 and Musetta in Puccini's La Bohème in 2019. She made her debut at the Finnish National Opera in 2016 in the role of Adele in Johann Strauss' operetta, Die Fledermaus and in 2018 she performed the role of Despina in Mozart’s Così fan tutte.

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.


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 in 2014 at the Musik und Kunst Privatuniversität der Stadt Wien with Uta Schwabe as her
voice teacher. There, she also studied Lied with Birgid Steinberger and Carolyn Hague.