Photo: Chriostiaan Dirksen
Photo: Chriostiaan Dirksen

Sofia Söderberg

Sofia Söderberg 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.

Search for works in catalogue »

She has been working as Chorus Master at Malmö Opera but also a lot with cappella choirs. She has been awarded numerous prizes for her conducting, in Italy (VIII Orlando di Lasso Choir festival Rome, 2000 and 45th Seghizzi Concorso Internazionale di Canto Corale, Gorizia, 2006), Poland (Horat Cantavi, Suwalki 2002), Finland (Fourth International Madetoja Competition, Lahti, 2005) and Hungary (Béla Bartók International Choir Competition, Debrecen 2010) and her interpretations has been recognized with a number of honours.
Together with the male voice ensemble Svanholm Singers, which she conducts since 2001, she has produced 5 cd recordings and made several concert tours around the world.
Since 2015 she is also condutor and artistic director for Malmö Live Vocal Ensemble and the same year she conducted Malmö Symphony Orchestra for the first time.
In May 2017 she will make her debute with the Swedish Radio Choir in two concerts at Berwaldhallen in Stockholm.
Sofia is frequently writing music and arrangements for her choirs. Noël nouvelet was written for the Male Voice Ensemble Svanhom Singers in 2004. The mixed choir version was written in 2014.