Klara Ek soprano

Klara Ek is a graduate of the Royal College of Music in Stockholm. She also studied at the University College of Opera, Stockholm and at the Royal College of Music in London.

Klara frequently appears with Europe’s leading early music groups. She works regularly with Alan Curtis and Il Complesso Barocco; sang the role of Oriana in Amadigi di Gaula with the Academy of Ancient Music under Christopher Hogwood; has collaborated with Pablo Heras-Casado and Compañía y Orquesta Barroca de Aranjuez in the first modern performance of Bonno’s L’isola disabitata; and made her Wigmore Hall debut in an all-Haydn programme with the Classical Opera Company.

Other notable debuts include Haydn’s The Creation with Washington's National Symphony Orchestra under Helmuth Rilling; Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 with the LSO under Bernard Haitink; Bach’s Magnificat with the Berliner Philharmoniker under Ton Koopman; and Schumann’s Szenen aus Goethes Faust with the Gewandhausorchester Leipzig under Christopher Hogwood.

On stage, her roles have ranged from Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro and Pamina in Die Zauberflöte to Echo in Ariadne auf Naxos and Erste Dame in Die Zauberflöte.

Klara has recorded ‘A – Z of Mozart Opera’ with the Classical Opera Company, and the title role in Handel’s Berenice with Il Complesso Barocco under Curtis.


Klara Ek's past performances