JOHANNA LEHESVUORI, soprano from Finland, graduated to the Master of Music from the Royal College of Music in Stockholm. Her vocal performances range from several opera and lied concerts to church recitals (i.e. numerous solo concerts, and also as a soloist to the choirs and to the orchestras). Moreover, she has performed in several Finnish opera and musical theater productions since 2006. She made her debut in Finnish National opera 2017 and she sang Suor Angelica’s (Puccini) role in Italy 2018. She won 3rd prize 2017 in Kangasniemi vocal competition. 2018 she got big scholarships from Finnish Cultural Foundation and Finnish National Opera, and she has studied singing in Germany and in Italy. Latest work was now at the fall 2018, when she recorded Beethoven’s music with Turku Philharmonic Orchestra (Naxos Records) and now she is practising Meg’s role at Finnish ational Opera (The Phantom of the Opera, Lloyd Webber, premier 2.11.2018.).
In 2014 Lehesvuori released a Christmas cd with pianist Jenna Ristilä, and in 2015 they were finalists in Helsinki Lied -competition.
“Johanna Lehesvuori practically suprised me with her fresh and beautiful lyric soprano, combined with her advanced technical skills.”
Hannu-Ilari Lampila, Helsingin sanomat 6.9.2014 (Cimarosa; Il matrimonio segreto. Johanna made the role Carolina)