Элизабет Стрид


In 2022 the Swedish soprano makes her house debuts at the Moscow Bolshoi Theatre as Salome and at the Deutsche Oper Berlin as Els in Die Schatzgräber in a Christof Loy production.

This season she sings Bruckner’s “Te Deum” with Zubin Mehta at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino and Sieglinde in Die Walküre concert performances at the Teatro Comunale di Bologna. As Eva in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg she makes her debut at the Opera House Leipzig.

Besides, she is Elisabeth in Tannhäuser, Senta in Der Fliegende Holländer, Sieglinde in Die Walküre at the Wagner Festival Days of the Leipzig Opera and Sieglinde in Walküre at the Rheinoper Düsseldorf-Duisburg.

Lately, she succeeded as Sieglinde at the Teatro Real Madrid, the Royal Opera Stockholm, the GotenburgsOperan, the Norske Opera Oslo and the Lyric Opera Chicago. In the Yearbook 2020 of the magazine Opernwelt, she was selected best singer for her interpretation of Sieglinde at the GotenburgsOperan.
As Salome she impressed at the Israeli Opera Tel Aviv, the Leipzig Opera and the Teatro Comunale in Bologna.

Further engagements brought her to the Semperoper Dresden, the Stuttgart State Opera, the Opera Michigan Opera Detroit, the Helsinki and the Riga National Opera, the Opéra de Lille, the Flemish Opera Antwerp, the Teatro de Bellas Artes Mexico, the Cape Town Opera, and many festivals including the Bayreuth Festival, the Budapest Wagner Days, the Hong Kong Arts Festival , the Festival Opera Open at the Plovdiv Antique Amphitheatre (Capital of Culture 2019), the Baltic Sea Festival, the Wiesbaden May Festival or the Ravello Festival in Italy.

Elisabet Strid’s repertoire also includes the roles of Brunnhilde (in Siegfried) and Gutrune, Chrysothemis or Rusalka, Lisa in Pique Dame, Giorgetta in Il Tabarro and Ellen Orford in Peter Grimes.

Elisabet studied singing at the Stockholm University. While still studying, she made her debut at the Vadstena Academy as ‚Brygitta’, in Carl Unander Scharin’s opera, which he had composed in 2003. First engagements brought her to the Royal Opera Stockholm and the Malmö Opera.

Elisabet Strid is also a very much sought-after soloist for Gala- and Symphony concerts. Her many performances include Francis Poulenc „Gloria“ , the 9th Symphony by Beethoven, Wagner’s Wesendonck-Lieder and Isolde’s final scene, Salome’s final Scene with the Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra, the Stockholm Symphony Orchestra, the Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra, the Swedish Radio Orchestra, the Ofunam Symphony Orchestra in Mexico City, the Miscolc Symphony Orchestra, the Bochum Symphony Orchestra… just to name a few. 2021 she sings Bruckner’s „Te Deum“ with Zubin Mehta at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino.

Elisabet Strid works with renowned conductors and stage directors such as Andris Nelsons, Kirill Petrenko, Adám Fischer, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Cornelius Meister, Axel Kober, Dan Ettinger, Ivan Anguélov, Lorin Maazel, Ulf Schirmer, Kent Nagano, Frank Castorf, Stefan Herheim, Barbe & Doucet, Aron Stiehl, David Pountney, Dietrich Hilsdorf, Calixto Bieito.

In 2017 her first CD “Leuchtende Liebe” (Beethoven & Wagner) was released at the Oehms Classic label.