Meri Metsomäki is a versatile soprano from Helsinki. She completed her education in classical voice at the Helsinki Metropolia University of Applied Sciences and graduated both in early music and in vocal pedagogy under the guidance of Ritva Eerola and Tuuli Lindeberg. Further masterclasses with Evelyn Tubb and María Cristina Kiehr have given her some inspiring insights into baroque style.
Metsomäki has performed in many festivals in Finland and has held several recitals in Italy. She is a member of the Helsinki Chamber Choir and other professional choirs and has wide experience as a soloist in various cantatas, masses and passions. Her opera roles include Minerva in Monteverdi’s Il Ritorno d’Ulisse in patria, La Musica in Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo, Papagena in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte and Amor in Rameau’s Anacréon.
At the moment Metsomäki loves the energetic role of producer. Her recent productions of Monteverdi’s operas thrilled audiences and critics alike. Metsomäki is also an active pedagogue and a certified teacher of Balance in Phonation ™ Voice Training.