The internationally acclaimed Swedish soprano Kerstin Avemo was recently heard in 'Giuditta' (Bayerische Staatsoper), 'Les Contes d'Hoffmann' and 'Pierrot Lunaire', the latter under her own direction (Gothenburg). Further collaborations have taken her to the Hamburg State Opera ('La voix humaine'), the Royal Swedish Opera (a.o. 'Pelléas et Mélène'), and the Royal Swedish Opera (Göteborg). 'Pelléas et Mélisande', 'Rigoletto' and 'Die Zauberflöte') as well as to the Grand Théâtre de Genève, the Royal Danish Opera, the Deutsche Oper am Rhein, the Theater an der Wien, the Teatro Real Madrid, the Bolshoi Theatre, the Polish National Opera, the Bregenzer Festspiele, the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence or the Wiener Festwochen. Her concert activity covers a broad spectrum from contemporary music to baroque. Kerstin Avemo sang the world premiere of Hosokawa's 'Futari Shizuka' with the Ensemble intercontemporain in 2017 at the Philharmonie de Paris Cité de la musique and since then at the Kölner Philharmonie, the Kaufman Concert Hall in New York and the Suntory Hall in Tokyo. Kerstin Avemo studied at the Stockholm School of Opera. For her outstanding achievements as an opera singer, Kerstin Avemo was awarded the Litteris et Artibus Medal by King Carl XVI Gustaf in 2016. At Theater Basel she sings Poppea in 'L'incoronazione di Poppea' in 23/24.