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Miah Persson (born 27 May 1969 in Örnsköldsvik) is a Swedish soprano, active internationally and in recordings.
Miah Persson grew up in Hudiksvall, singing in choirs and taking part in amateur drama productions. After studying social sciences and law at university in Stockholm, she undertook musical studies at the Kulturama, Operastudio 67 and, from 1996, at the University College of Opera also in Stockholm.
She made her operatic debut as Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro at Confidencen in 1998.
As a member of the Royal Swedish Opera her roles have included Barbarina and Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro, Pamina in The Magic Flute (Mozart), Sandrina in La finta giardiniera, Dorinda in Orlando (Handel), Tebaldo in Don Carlos (Verdi), Frasquita in Carmen (Bizet), Gabrielle in La Vie parisienne (Offenbach), Gretel in Hansel und Gretel (Humperdinck) and Sophie in Der Rosenkavalier (Richard Strauss).
In addition to these roles, at other opera houses Miah Persson has sung Brigida in Cimarosa's Gli sposi per accidenti (Studio Lirico, Cortina, Italy), Hero in Berlioz's Béatrice et Bénédict (Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris and Baden-Baden), Costanza in Scarlatti's La Griselda (Staatsoper, Berlin), Nannetta in Verdi’s Falstaff (Aix-en-Provence), and Governess in Britten's The Turn of the Screw (Frankfurt). Other recent roles include Arianna in Creta in 2009, and in 2010 she sang her first Anne Trulove at Glyndebourne.