The Swedish soprano, JACQUELINE MIURA, started her career as a Mezzo-Soprano. Whilst still a student at the Royal Northern College of Music Manchester, she made her debut in Stockholm, Sweden singing the title role in Benjamin Britten’s “The Rape of Lucretia”.
Jacqueline was awarded major scholarships from the Christina Nilsson Foundation and the Swedish Musical Academy to continue her studies at the RNCM and to attend masterclasses with amongst others, Thomas Hampson and Brigitte Fassbaender. She was a finalist in the first ever Placido Domingo singing competition “Operalia” and the winner of the Paris International Singing Competition.
After taking her Professional Performance Diploma, Jacqueline appeared in many important European Opera houses including, The Royal Swedish Opera (Stockholm), The Baden-Baden Festival, Opera de la Bastille (Paris), English National Opera and The Royal Opera House Covent Garden (London) in roles like Carmen, Jeanne D’Arc, Dorabella and Rosina. She has performed under the baton
of conductors such as Michael Tilsson Thomas, Andre Previn and Kent Nagano in performances of L’Enfant et les Sortileges (Ravel), Le Martyr de Saint Sebastien (Debussy), Candide and White House Cantata (Bernstein) As a Soprano, Jacqueline has continued to perform widely in Opera, Concert and Recital. A great believer in promoting Female composers and artists, she holds recitals of songs by Female Composers, and her annual “International Women’s Day Concert” in Stockholm, now in its 8th year, is a popular occasion. From 2011-2018, she was a member of the renowned Swedish ensemble “Divine”, three sopranos singing regular and varied concerts in Sweden, Germany, USA, China and India. Along with Divine, Jacqueline was responsible for the entertainment at
the 2013 Nobel Prize Gala Dinner, televised worldwide.
With her interest in nurturing the new generation of young singers, Jacqueline has started teaching in recent years. She has also given masterclasses in Moscow, Russia and Lviv, Ukraine.
Future plans include performances of “Coraline” by Mark-Anthony Turnage at the Folkopera in Stockholm, masterclasses in Ukraine and Munich, and further recitals of Female Composers works.