2018 Music Prize

Joel Annmo

Jury motivation: "A beautiful sounding tenor voice combined with obvious musicality and a proven ability to continually develop. Joel has great potential for a fine career as an opera singer."

About Joel Annmo

Joel Annmo holds a bachelor's degree from the University College of Opera in Stockholm and has previously studied at the Music Conservatory in Falun. At the age of 19, in 2007, he made his debut as Pastore and Spirito in L'Orfeo at Drottningholm Palace Theatre. After completing his training, he moved to Germany for private study and soon after received his first engagements there. After a few years in Europe, he made his debut at the Royal Swedish Opera in Stockholm, where he sang several leading roles and performed in world premieres. He has also performed Don Giovanni at the Malmö Opera.

Joel Annmo won the Luciano Pavarotti Award" for best male voice at the Italian Viotti Music Competition in 2014 and second prize at the Gösta Winbergh Competition at Confidencen in 2007. He has also received a scholarship from the Christina Nilsson Fund, administered by the Royal Swedish Academy of Music, as well as a scholarship from Anders Wall.