Since March 2015 Susanne Rydén is orchestral director of Musica Vitae. Susanne is an experienced opera singer, having spent 25 years on the international music scene. She is an ardent chamber musician and tutor and is the initiator of and driving force behind the Smålands Kulturfestival. This Swedish soprano hails from a small village in the heart of the Småland province, and describes herself as being “deeply anchored and well-connected in local, national and international cultural life. As a person I am communicative and have lots of energy.” Susanne is a recipient of the Swedish Royal medal Litteris et Artibus and president of The Royal Swedish Academy of Music.
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