Lilli Paasikivi

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The Finnish mezzo-soprano Lilli Paasikivi is principal soloist of the Finnish National Opera.

Her roles have included Marguerite (in Opera North's La damnation de Faust ) and Octavian (in Der Rosenkavalier). She has also performed as Fricka in Das Rheingold with the Berlin Philharmonic under Sir Simon Rattle.[1] In 2007, she performed as Ariel in Sibelius's incidental music to The Tempest at the Royal Albert Hall, London, in the 42nd BBC Prom.[2] In April 2008, she performed Ernest Chausson's Poème de l'amour et de la mer with the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra. In November 2008, she sang Elgar's Sea Pictures and The Dream of Gerontius with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra under Vladimir Ashkenazy.

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  1. ^ "Official Website". 
  2. ^ "Review of 2007 performance at the Proms". 
  3. ^ "Official Website". 
  4. ^ "Finnish Institute of Recorded Sound". 
  5. ^ "Ondine catalogue: Joulu tullut on". 
  6. ^ "Official Website". 
  7. ^ "Aria Awards 2012 Nomination Announcement". 

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