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Kristina Hammarström  

mezzo-soprano

Kristina Hammarström is trained at Operahögskolan in Stockholm and is today an internationally recognized mezzi soprano. Among her many roles should be mentioned the title roles in La cenerentola and Carmen, Niklaus in Offenbach's Tales of Hoffmann, Rosina in The Barber of Seville, Cherubino in The Marriage of Figaro, Hansel in Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel and Lucretia in The Rape of Lucretia. Moreover Kristina Hammarström has performed in Kungliga Operan's production of The Bacchae, directed by Ingmar Bergman, and has appeared on opera stages in Stockholm, Gothenburg and at the Drottningholm Theatre, the festival in Spoleto, Wiener Kammeroper, the Bastille Opera in Paris and Deutsche Oper am Rhein in Düsseldorf.

Live Dates

01/05/2012   Gramophone

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta
"The cast is uniformly good, and Fischer's dramatic pacing, characterisation and care for orchestral colour and nuance are second to none."
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30/01/2012   American Record Guide

Mozart, W.A.: Mitridate, re di Ponto
"Fischer gives a crisp, authoritative performance."
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25/02/2011   Fanfare

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta
"Adam Fischer understands that Mozart's music should be elegant ... this is a good release."
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01/02/2011   Orpheus

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Idomeneo, re di Creta
"Einer sehr homogenen Vokalbesetzung."
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29/09/2010   Diapason

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate re di Ponto
4 Stars

"Henriette Bonde-Hansen est une Aspasia lumineuse, au phrase immaculé, Lisa Larsson la plus délicieuse des Ismene, Maria Fontosh un Sifare vibrant, Sine Bundgaard un Arbate de jolie couleur, et la mezzo Kristina Hammarström un Farnace juvenile."
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01/06/2010   Gramophone

W.A. Mozart: Mitridate
"I shall be surprised to hear a more satisfying Mozart opera recording any time soon".
RECORDING OF THE MONTH - June 2010
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08/03/2010   Classics Today

W.A. Mozart: Mitridate re di Ponto
“This set is a winner.”
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03/03/2010   Fono Forum

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Mitridate re di Ponto
4/5 Stars

"Interpretatorische Wellness"
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01/06/2008   Classics Today

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: Lucio Silla
"There are several performances of this opera available, and this new one turns out to be the best all around."
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Discography

Idomeneo, re di Creta
Idomeneo, re di Creta
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

SACD 6.220586-89 (2010)

Adam Fischer’s sparkling Idomeneo includes the original ballet music in the complete recording of Mozart’s opera seria

Mitridate re di Ponto
Mitridate re di Ponto
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

SACD 6.220580-82 (2009)

Lucio Silla
Lucio Silla
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

CD 8.226069-71 (2008)


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