The Conductor

Sofia Söderberg

Sofia Söderberg has been the conductor of the Svanholm Singers since 2001. She studied singing, piano, organ and choral conducting at the Malmö Academy of Music and Baroque cello at the Royal College of Music, Stockholm. Sofia has established herself as a distinguished choral conductor, and worked as chorus master at Malmö Opera during 2007–2010. Sofia has been awarded numerous prizes for her conducting, e.g. at VIII Orlando di Lasso Choir Festival in Rome, Italy (2000), Hora Cantavi in Poland (2002), the Fourth International Madetoja Competition in Lahti, Finland (2005), the 45th Seghizzi Concorso Internazionale di Canto Corale, Gorizia, Italy (2006) and in Béla Bartók International Choir Competition in Debrecen, Hungary (2010). In addition, her interpretations have been recognised with a number of honours.