2017 Music Prize

Hanna Husáhr

Jury motivation: "Hanna has great musical sensitivity, and a beautifully sounding bright voice coupled with a natural stage presence. There is great hope for a fine career as both an opera and concert singer.”

Foto: Anna Thorbjörnsson

About Hanna Husáhr

Swedish soprano Hanna Husáhr studied at Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London and continued as a trainee at the Finnish National Opera. With repertoire ranging from Handel and Mozart to Donizetti’s Lucia and Adam’s Pat Nixon, she has sung with opera companies and orchestras throughout the world. In addition to her opera performances, Hanna Husáhr is often engaged as a concert singer.

In 2017, Hanna Husáhr received the Birgit Nilsson Scholarship and the Royal Opera Friends Scholarship. She has also been awarded the Drottningholm Scholarship in 2016, the Christina Nilsson Scholarship in 2013 and the Jussi Björling Award in 2011.