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The Swedish-Brazilian operatic soprano Helena Schuback, born in 1990, obtained her master degree from Oslo National Academy of the Arts - Opera Academy in 2021. She began her musical studies at age 6, with the violin as her main instrument. She has obtained a Master of violin from The Royal College of Music in Stockholm. During high school she took singing lessons but after a few years of working as a freelance violinist she retook her singing studies with Prof. Paul Farrington and Prof. Toril Carlsen in Norway.

 

She has during her studies perfomed roles as Rosalinde (Die Fledermaus), Alcina (Alcina), Hébe, Phani, Zima, Fatime and Emilie (Les Indes Galantes), Papagena (Die Zauberflöte) amongst others. 

 

In June of 2022 Schuback appeared in the title role Aeglé at 2022 Stockholm Early Music Festival in a unique collaboration with Orfeus Baroque (Royal Stockholm Philharmonic Orchestra) and Kungl. Musikaliska Akademien.  

 

Her participation of the 12th International Singing Competition for Baroque Opera "Antonio Pietro Cesti" in Innsbruck led her to the titel role of 2022 years production of L’amazzone Corsara by C. Pallavicino. 

 

Receiving the 2022 year’s Residency at Cité des Arts in Paris by the Kungl. Musikaliska Akademien allows Schuback to immerse herself in the Baroque Music and especially the French Baroque under the tutoring of Jory Vinikour. 

During the residency her current vocal coaches are Sylvia Kevorkian and Sir Willard White.