Swedish soprano Karolina Bengtsson joins Oper Frankfurt's Opera Studio this season, during which you can hear her as Clotilde (Norma), Frasquita (Carmen), Second Woman (Dido and Aeneas) and Second Maid in a new production of Luigi Dallapiccola's Ulisse. She studied at the Royal Danish Academy of Music in Copenhagen before going to the Mozarteum in Salzburg, where teachers included Barbara Bonney, who guided her through her masters degree, and where she recently sang her first Pamina in Die Zauberflöte. Roles at the Royal Danish Academy of Music included First Lady Draft in Vestergård's Titanic, Fiordiligi (Così fan tutte) and Alter ego with Troubadours21 in Abstract Love. Other engagements have included Mathilde in The Danish Benefit For The Refugees Show. She appeared with the violinist Malin Broman and the Musica Vitae Chamber Orchestra in the world premiere of The Death and Juliet. Karolina Bengtsson reached the finals of the 2021 Anny Schlemm Competition, won a prize at the 3rd International Haydn Competition for Classic Lieder and Arias in 2018 in Rohrau, won the 2020 Singing Competition in Weikersheim and a prize at the Schloss (castle) Rheinsberg competition.