Lise-Lotte Axelsson new head of department at opera


Lise-Lotte Axelsson has been appointed assistant professor in opera with assignment as head of the Department of Opera at Stockholm University of the Arts.


Lise-Lotte Axelsson is currently Head of Unit at the Stockholm School of the Arts (Kulturskolan Stockholm). She has previously been, among other things, artistic leader /operachef at the Göteborg Opera for eight years and Vice-Chancellor the University College of Opera in Stockholm for four years.

For the past 20 years, Lise-Lotte Axelsson has served on the boards of, among others, The Royal College of Music, the Royal Opera and Folkoperan. She has been a member of the Swedish Arts Council´s reference group for independent performing arts for four years and in 2009 she received the Royal Seraphim Medal for significant contributions to Swedish music life.

Lise-Lotte Axelsson takes up her position on January 1, 2020.