Elisabet Strid

Elisabet Strid studied singing at the Stockholm University. While still studying, she made her debut at the Vadstena Academy as Brygitta, in Carl Unander Scharin’s opera, which he had composed in 2003. First engagements brought her to the Royal Opera Stockholm and the Malmö Opera.

Further engagements brought her to Semperoper Dresden, Stuttgart State Opera, Detroit Opera, Finnish National Opera, Latvian National Opera, Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Teatro Real Madrid, Opéra de Lille, Flemish Opera Antwerp, Teatro de Bellas Artes Mexico, Cape Town Opera, and many festivals including the Bayreuth Festival, the Budapest Wagner Days, the Hong Kong Arts Festival , the Festival Opera Open at the Plovdiv Antique Amphitheatre (Capital of Culture 2019), the Baltic Sea Festival, the Wiesbaden May Festival or the Ravello Festival in Italy.

In 2022 she made her house debut at the Bolshoi Theatre as Salome.


Ada (Die Feen) — Leipzig Opera

Irene (Rienzi) — Latvian National Opera

Elisabeth (Tannhäuser) — Leipzig Opera, Norwegian National Opera, Semperoper Dresden, Deutsche Oper am Rhein

Senta (Der Fliegende Holländer) — Leipzig Opera, Detroit Opera, Cape Town Opera, Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Stuttgart State Opera, the Budapest Wagner Days Festival

Freia (Das Rheingold) — Bayreuth Festival

Sieglinde (Die Walküre) — Teatro Real Madrid, Royal Swedish Opera, Norwegian National Opera, Lyric Opera Chicago, Latvian National Opera, Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Teatro Comunale di Bologna

Brunnhilde (Siegfried) — Leipzig Opera

Gutrune (Götterdämmerung) — Latvian National Opera

Eva (Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg) — Leipzig Opera

Salome (Salome) — Israeli Opera Tel Aviv, Leipzig Opera, Teatro Comunale in Bologna.

Chrysothemis (Elektra) — Finnish National Opera

Rusalka (Rusalka) — Finnish National Opera, Norrlands Opera

Lisa (The Queen of Spades) — Deutsche Oper am Rhein

Giorgetta (Il Tabarro) — Norwegian National Opera, Finnish National Opera

Cio-Cio-san (Madama Butterfly) — Finnish National Opera

Liu (Turandot) — Norrlands Opera

Ellen Orford (Peter Grimes) — Norrlands Opera

Marietta (Die tote Stadt) — Finnish National Opera

Els (Die Schatzgräber) — Deutsche Oper Berlin

Concert repertoire also includes Francis Poulenc Gloria, the 9th Symphony by Beethoven, Bruckner’s Te Deum, Wagner’s Wesendonck-Lieder and Isolde’s final scene, Salome’s final scene.

Elisabet Strid performed with the Stuttgart Philharmonic Orchestra, the Stockholm Symphony Orchestra, the Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra, the Swedish Radio Orchestra, the Ofunam Symphony Orchestra in Mexico City, the Miscolc Symphony Orchestra, the Bochum Symphony Orchestra just to name a few.

She worked with renowned conductors and stage directors such as Andris Nelsons, Kirill Petrenko, Adám Fischer, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Cornelius Meister, Axel Kober, Dan Ettinger, Ivan Anguélov, Lorin Maazel, Ulf Schirmer, Kent Nagano, Frank Castorf, Stefan Herheim, Barbe & Doucet, Aron Stiehl, David Pountney, Dietrich Hilsdorf, Calixto Bieito, Christof Loy.


In 2017 her first CD Leuchtende Liebe (Beethoven & Wagner) was released at the Oehms Classic label.

General partner of the Bolshoi Theatre — insurance company «Ingosstrakh»
Privileged sponsor of the Bolshoi Theatre — Tinkoff Bank
Privileged partner of the Bolshoi Theatre — GUM