Marie Arnet


Swedish-Norwegian soprano Marie Arnet studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London and at the National Opera Studio. Operatic highlights include Susanna/Le nozze di Figaro and Mélisande at Glyndebourne; Sophie/Der Rosenkavalier (Opera North); Pamina/Die Zauberflöte (Teatro Real, Nantes and Hyogo Arts Centre in Japan); and Mélisande (La Scala), Harey/Solaris at the Bregenz Festival and the title role in David Pountney’s Lulu for WNO. 

On the concert platform, Marie has appeared in Berlioz’s L’enfance du Christ at the Three Choirs Festival; Mozart’s Requiem for the LSO; and A Child of Our Time and Stravinsky’s Les Noces with the OAE. She has also appeared with the BBC SO and the LA Philharmonic as Cheshire Cat/Alice in Wonderland.

Most recently, Marie sang the role of Sarah in the new commission The Brothers by Daniel Bjarnason with both Den Jyske Opera, and Icelandic Opera in Reykjavik, and returned to the role of Susanna in Elena Langer’s Figaro gets a Divorce at the Grand Théâtre de Genève. Last season she joined forces again with John Malkovich and the Wiener Akademie in a programme of Beethoven in Hamburg, as well as singing the title role in Berg’s Lulu (suite) in a studio recording with BBC Philharmonic Orchestra.

Longborough debut: Freia/Das Rheingold (2019)