RECENT & UPCOMING
Recent and current engagements include her debut as Elsa in Lohengrin at the Wiener Staatsoper, the title role of Jenůfa in a new production by Keith Warner at the Den Norske Opera & Ballett, Chrysothemis Elektra, Sieglinde Die Walküre, and Tatiana Eugene Onegin, Royal Swedish Opera in Stockholm, the title role of Iolanta directed by Lotte de Beer with Volksoper Wien, Katerina Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden, Senta Der fliegende Holländer at Malmö Opera and at Opera Østfold at Fredrikstens Festning.
Donna Elvira Don Giovanni Royal Opera in Stockholm, Wellgunde Das Rheingold Dalhalla Opera, Axinja Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, Marianne Leitmetzerin Das Rosenkavalier, Der Hüter der Schwelle Die Frau ohne Schatten and Sister Rose Dead Man Walking Royal Danish Theater in Copenhagen.
In addition to a flourishing career on the opera stage, Cornelia Beskow sings regularly in recital and concert, with repertoire ranging from Wagner’s Wesendonck Lieder, Mahler’s Rückert Lieder, and Poème de l’amour et de la mer by Chausson, to songs by Strauss, Britten, Sibelius, and Nyström. She has performed as soloist with the Royal Danish Orchestra in Beethoven Symphony No. 9 and in duet with Sir Bryn Terfel in a programme of Wagner, Dvořák and Gershwin, together with the Aalborg Symphony Orchestra.
Winner of Lauritz Melchior International Singing competition in 2017, were she got all 4 prizes; first prize, orchestra prize, audience prize and youth prize, Cornelia Beskow is the recipient of the Birgit Nilsson Scholarship 2022, and she was awarded the Royal Swedish Opera's Anders Wall Scholarship for her debut as Sieglinde in Die Walküre. She also was awarded the Swedish Wagner Society's Bayreuth Scholarship and Sixten Gemzeus big music scholarship in 2022.