After graduating from the Sibelius Academy, Finnish mezzo-soprano Niina Keitel began her career at the Staatstheater Darmstadt. She then joined the Nationaltheater Mannheim in 2010 before moving to the Finnish National Opera in 2011.
Her repertoire spans opera, concert and Lied, and she has appeared at the Opéra national de Paris, Oper Frankfurt and Savonlinna Opera Festival, and in summer 2015 she toured Japan. Keitel has performed with symphony orchestras across Europe, and has worked with eminent conductors such as Philippe Jordan, and Leif Segerstam. Recent concert highlights include Mahler’s Das Lied von der Erde at the Festival Les Musicales de Colmar and Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in Gothenburg with Kent Nagano.
Keitel is the artistic director of the Lemi Music Festival in Finland. For more information, visit www.niinakeitel.com.