Born in Sweden, soprano Malin
Christensson studied at the Royal College of
Highlights in her 2016/17 season include Fauré's Requiem with the Royal Northern Sinfonia and Alexandre Bloch, Bach's Mass in B Minor and Mahler's Symphony no. 2 with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Andris Nelsons and Handel's Messiah with the Orquesta Sinfónica de Galicia and Paul Goodwin and in staged performances for the Bergen National Opera.
Recent engagements have included Susanna in staged performances of Le nozze di Figaro with the Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Dudamel and with the Gulbenkain Orchestra under McCreesh; Zerlina Don Giovanni for the Houston Grand Opera and at the Helsinki Festival; Bach's Weihnachts-Oratorium with the Leipzig Gewandhausorchester and Pinnock, the Matthäus-Passion with the Philadelphia Orchestra and Nézet-Séguin, Mozart's Mass in C Minor with the CBSO and Nelsons and Beethoven's Symphony no. 9 with the Swedish Radio Orchestra and Blomstedt.
Appearances in opera have also included Barbarina Le nozze di Figaro at the Salzburg Festival and Susanna at the Aix-en-Provence Festival and in Santiago di Chile; Sophie Werther at the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden; Miss Wordsworth Albert Herring at the Glyndebourne Festival; Marzelline Fidelio at the Beethoven Festival in Warsaw; Flower Maiden Parsifal at Covent Garden; Drusilla L'incoronazione di Poppea at the Drottningholms Slottsteater and Papagena Die Zauberflöte at the Théâtre du Châtalet, in Montpellier and at the Vienna Festival.
She has also appeared at the BBC Proms and at the Lucerne and Daytona Festivals and her recent highlights have included the London Symphony Orchestra with Harding; the BBC Symphony Orchestra with Bělohlávek; the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment with Jacobs, Labadie and Leonhardt; the Philharmonia Orchestra with John Wilson, the Gävle Symfoni Orkester with Søndergård; the Royal Scottish National Orchestra with Denève and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra with Ticciati.
In recital she works regularly with Simon Lepper, Malcolm Martineau and Roger Vignoles and her appearances include London's Wigmore Hall, the Laeiszhalle in Hamburg, the Tonhalle in Zurich and the Innsbruck, Cheltenham, Bath Mozart and Oxford Lieder Festivals.