Ida Ränzlöv is a London-based Swedish mezzo soprano. She is currently studying at the International Opera School at the Royal College of Music with Professor Dinah Harris. She is a Victoria Robey Scholar supported by an Opperby Stokowski Award and is also generously supported by The Vivien and Peter Beckwith Fund, The Josephine Baker Trust, Anna Whitlock’s Memory Trust and Anders Sandrews Trust.
Originally from Helsingborg, Sweden, Ida began her training at the Malmö Academy of Music. She received her Bachelor of Music in Performance in 2016 and graduated with distinction. Whilst at the Academy in Malmö she was awarded the Aurora Lillieros Scholarship, the Thora Olsson Cultural Fund Scholarship from the Swedish Church in London and a renowned scholarship from John Andersson in Anderslöv Foundation.
In the summer of 2016 Ida made her opera début as Rosina in Il Barbiere di Siviglia with the Swedish opera company Smålandsoperan. Since then other roles have included Flora in Verdi’s La Traviata, Arminda in Mozart’s La Finta Giardiniera and this season she performed the title role in Handel’s Faramondo which was staged by the Royal College of Music as part of the acclaimed London Handel Festival.
Ida is also frequently engaged for oratorio and lieder. Recent performances include Handel Messiah in Copenhagen, Bach St Matthew Passion in Dortmund and Gösta Nystroems Songs by the sea with Malmö Academy of Music’s Symphony Orchestra.
Upcoming performances includes the role of the Daughter in British Youth Operas production of Judith Weir’s The Vanishing Bridegroom and Mahler's Lieder lines fahrenden Gesällen with Malmö Academy Orchestra.
” The evening’s star performance came from the Swedish mezzo Ida Ränzlöv as Faramondo, her magnetic stage presence and consistently accomplished vocalism making her completely convincing ” Opera magazine, June 2017