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NAME Mia Satu Susanna Heikkinen
TELEPHONE +358 40 5778538
E-MAIL mia(at)miaheikkinen.com

Maria Gabriella Mafara
Artist Manager
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+43 1 4782649
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EDUCATION
Sibelius Academy
2003-2009 Master of Music (Department of Vocal Music / Opera Singing)
Arts Academy at Turku University of Applied Sciences
2001-2008 Bachelor of Cultural Studies, Music Educator (Degree Programme in Music, Music Educator)

STAGE EXPERIENCE

*Anastasia Arapova Tuomas Kantelinen: Mannerheim opera, Ilmajoki 2017 (world premiere)
*Professor M.H. Miika Hyytiäinen: Voice Box, Musiikkitalo 2017 (world premiere)
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Little Myy Ilkka Kuusisto: Moomin opera, Helsinki Conservatory 2017
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Pepi Johann Strauss: Wiener Blut, Alexanders Theater 2015-2017
*Cunegonde, Bernstein: Candide, Vaasa Theater 2015, 2017
*Soprano Transit, Opera Skaala, Helsinki 2015 and Dancefest, Kotka 2016
*Despina, Mozart: Cosi fan tutte, Sibelius Academy Opera 2014
*Barbarina, Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro,
Finnish National Opera 2009-2014, Tampere Opera 2014
*Jano, Janácek: Jenufa, Finnish National Opera 2014
*Papagena, Mozart: Die Zauberflöte,
Finnish National Opera 2009-2013, Tampere Opera 2011
*Sopranoroles, Ursin – Mertanen: Alan Turing (world premiere),
Opera Skaala, Helsinki 2008 and 2013, Noa -operafestival Vilnius 2009, The Capitol Theatre Manchester 2013, Turku Operafestival 2013
*Giannetta, Donizetti: L’elisir d’amore, Finnish National Opera 2010, 2013
*Blonde, Mozart: Die Entführung,
Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg, Germany 2008, Musichouse, Helsinki 2011, Seinäjoki Theatre 2013
*Königin der Nacht, Mozart: Die Zauberflöte, Goms Opera, Switzerland 2012
*Yniold, Debussy: Pelléas ja Mélisande, Finnish National Opera 2012, 2014
*Mrs Nordström, Sondheim: A Little Night Music, Turku Theater 2011
*Brautjungfer, Weber: Der Freischütz, Finnish National Opera 2008
*Olympia, Offenbach: Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Kouvola Opera 2008
*Zerlina, Mozart: Don Giovanni, Sibelius Academy Opera 2008
*Girl, Merikanto: Juha, Sibelius Academy Opera 2007
*Gretel, Humperdinck: Hänsel und Gretel, Sibelius.Academy Opera 2006
*Serpetta, Mozart: La Finta Giardiniera,
Svenska Theater /Sibelius Academy Opera 2006
*Silja Kuula, Panula: Toivo Kuula – Unfinished Symphony (world prem.),
Vaasa Opera 2006
*Anne, Sondheim: A Little Night Music, Sibelius Academy Opera 2005
*Susanna, Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro, Sibelius.Academy Opera 2004

MUSICALLY STUDIED ROLES
Adina Donizetti: L’elisir d’amore
Mi Lehár: Das Land des Lächelns
Adele J. Strauss: Die Fledermaus
Despina Mozart: Cosi Fan Tutte
Gilda Verdi: Rigoletto
Oscar Verdi: Un Ballo in Maschera
Sophie R. Strauss: Der Rosenkavalier (under work)
Zerbinetta R. Strauss: Ariadne auf Naxos
Woglinde Wagner: Rheingold (under work)
Ännchen Weber: Der Freischütz

COMPETITIONS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
International Jean Sibelius singing competition, IV prize 2011
International Voice Competition Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg
– Winner of an operatic role and a galaconcert 2008
Lappeenranta singing competition in Finland, II prize 2008
Kangasniemi singing competition in Finland, I prize 2007
City of Espoo 2015
Arts Promotion Centre Finland 2015
Finnish Cultural Foundation, Uusimaa 2014
Finnish Cultural Foundation 2014
The foundation of Pro Opera 2012
The foundation of Jenny and Antti Wihuri 2012
The foundation of Matti Salminen 2011
The foundation of Alfred Kordelin 2010
The foundation of Martin Wegelius 2009
The foundation of Pro Musica 2007
The foundation of Sibelius Academy 2007
The foundation of Selim Eskelin 2008 / 2006

OTHER IMPORTANT ENGAGEMENTS

Bach: Mass in B minor, Paavali Church, Helsinki 2017
Bach: Easter Oratorio, Lappeen Church, Lappeenranta 2017
Liedrecitals in Bangkok and Chiang Mai, Thailand 2015
Opera for children about Ferdinand the ox in Kurufest, Finland 2013
Coloratura arias with orchester in Hyvinkää, Finland 2013
Saint-Saëns: Christmas Oratorie de Noël in Helsinki, Finland 2012
Fauré: Requiem, Urkuyö ja aaria –festival in Espoo, Finland 2012
Operetta concert in Münster, Switzerland 2012
Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem in Turku and Naantali, Finland / Tallinna and Tartto, Estonia 2011-2012
Matti Salminen and friends, charity concert in Turku, Finland 2011
Rutter: Requiem in Järvenpää, Finland 2011
Mahler: IV Symphony in Turku and Tampere, Finland 2011
Haydn: Grosse Mariazeller Messe in Turku, Finland 2010
Adam Világi: Vain lyyra väräjää for soprano and string quartet in Sastamala, Finland 2010 (world premiere)
Hynninen: Kaiku (Echo) for soprano and accordion in Helsinki Finland / Köln, Germany / Oslo, Norway 2008 (world premiere)
Donizetti: Linda’s aria from Linda di Chamounix with orchestra in Rheinsberg and Frankfurt, Germany 2008
Mäntysaari: Music to Hear for soprano and orchestra in Turku, Finland 2008 (world premiere),
Rossini: Petite Messe Solennelle in Järvenpää, Finland / Tarto, Estonia 2008
Klami: In Singleness for soprano and orchestra in Helsinki, Finland 2007 (world premiere)
Hynninen: Sonnet for soprano and orchestra in Helsinki, Finland 2007 (world premiere)
Mozart: Requiem in Lappeenranta, Finland 2008
Händel: Messiah in Tampere, Finland 2007
J.S. Bach: St John passion in Espoo, Finland 2007