"...Sanna Gibbs sings Konstanzes' three great arias with passion and admirable coloraturas, while her high notes fills the acoustics of the theater.."
Borås Tidning, Helen Flensburg
“Sanna Gibbs, a rising star”
- Financial Times, Guy Dammann
Sanna Gibbs graduated from the University College of Opera in Stockholm and debuted as Papagena in Die Zauberflöte at the Royal Swedish Opera 2013.
She has since returned for several roles such as
Musetta in José Curas´ La Bohéme and the role of Lucy in Victoria Borisova-Ollas Dracula as well as the leading role - Ilon in the critically acclaimed children’s opera ”The Long Long Journey” an original production by the Royal Opera in Stockholm.
Sanna sang Frascita in Carmen at Dalhalla Opera, Jenny Smith in
The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny at NorrlandsOperan and Lucy in The Three Penny Opera at Folkoperan.
She sang the role of Juliette in Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette on tour,
in a collaboration between the Malmö Opera and the National Touring Theater in Sweden, Riksteatern.
She has also appeared as Konstaze in Die Entfhürung aus dem Serail, Helena in A Midsummernight’s Dream at Läckö Castle and as Papagena and First Lady in Die Zauberflöte at Confidancen Ulriksdal Palace Theater.
Sanna has worked with conductors: Karen Kamensek, Jonathan Darlington, Patrik Ringborg, Tobias Ringborg, Marie Rosenmir and Arnold Östman among others.
Directors: Linus Fällbom, Ellen Lamm, Bogdan&Carina, José Cura, Mellika Melouani Melanie, Malin Stenberg, Ronnie Danielsson, Stina Ancher, Dan Turdén and Johanna Garpe.
During her education she performed either complete or parts of roles such as Sophie in Der Rosenkavalier, Nanetta in Falstaff, Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro,
Despina in Cosí fan tutte and Clorinda in La Cenerentola.
Due to her background in musical theatre she enjoys dancing and practice both jazz/show dance and ballet.
She is the recipient of The Swedish Royal Opera Soloists Foundation Scholarship 2018, OperaVännernas Scholarship 2017, the
Barbro Salén Scholarship in 2014,
the Anders Wall Scholarship in 2013, the Joel Berglund Scholarship in 2012 as well as the Sigrid Paskell Scholarship also in 2012 and several scholarships from the Swedish Academy of Music.