Emma Mustaniemi

Emma Mustaniemi is a Finnish soprano born in 1993. She obtained her Master’s degree from the Sibelius Academy in 2023, and she has also studied in The Royal Danish Academy of Music, as well as the Oulu University of Applied Sciences. Her roles include Ida in Strauss’ Die Fledermaus (Finnish National Opera, 2023), Puss in Cui’s Puss in Boots (Joensuu Opera Association, 2023), Susan in Berkeley’s A Dinner Engagement (Sibelius Academy Opera, 2022), Pamina in Mozart’s The Magic Flute (Sibelius Academy Opera, 2020), and Vespetta in Telemann’s Pimpinone (Northern Opera Company, film). Her concert repertoire includes Bach’s Christmas Oratorio 1-3, St John Passion and St Matthew Passion, and Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater.

born in 1993



pianist: Tuula Hällström


Preliminary round

S. Rachmaninoff

Zdes’ khorosho (op. 21 no. 7)

J.S. Bach

Johannes-Passion: Zerfliesse mein Herze

A. Berg

Die Nachtigall

G. Donizetti

Lucia di Lammermoor: Regnava nel silenzio… Quando rapito in estasi (Lucia)


R. Strauss

Die Nacht (Op. 10, no. 3)

Die Georgine (Op. 10, no. 4)

L. Boulanger

Elle était descendue au bas de la prairie (Clairières dans le ciel, no.1)

Parfois, je suis triste (Clairières dans le ciel, no. 3)

Les lilas qui avaient fleuri (Clairières dans le ciel, no. 9)



T. Kuula


G. Gounod

Faus: O Dieu! Que de bijoux… Ah! je ris de me voir si belle (Marguerite)


E.W. Korngold

Die tote Stadt: Marietta’s Lied (Glück, das mir verblieb)

G. Verdi

La traviata: È strano… Ah fors’è lui… Sempre libera (Violetta)

Competition performances

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