VIII International Jorma Panula Conducting Competition 2021
Soloist: Camilla Nylund, soprano


Camilla Nylund has established herself as one of the world’s leading lyric-dramatic sopranos. Her title role debut in ‘Rusalka’ at the Salzburg Festspiele in 2008 with the Cleveland Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Franz Werner-Möst garnered rave reviews, gaining acclaim from the international press. The Finnish soprano regularly appears with world-renowned orchestras and conductors and has sung leading roles in opera houses in Zürich, Vienna, Paris, Berlin, Dresden, Köln, Hamburg, Tokyo, Helsinki, Barcelona, San Diego, Amsterdam, Bayreuth, San Francisco, London and Milan. Camilla Nylund has appeared in concert with many of the foremost European and American orchestras. She has worked with conductors such as Sir Simon Rattle, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Frans Welser-Möst, Daniel Barenboim, Christian Thielemann, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Riccardo Muti, Helmuth Rilling, Marek Janowski, Fabio Luisi, Ingo Metzmacher, Osmo Vänskä to name a few. The discography of Camilla Nylund includes more than thirty CD and DVD recordings.