Soprano Hannakaisa Nyrönen is a young singer from Finland who is experiencing being on a strong path towards international recognition and expectations. She is winner of the 2019 Elizabeth Connell Prize singing competition for dramatic sopranos. Hannakaisa is a graduate of Sibelius Academy with a Master of Music both in opera singing and church music. In addition to being active within both chamber music and opera, Hannakaisa holds the position as artistic director and chairman of the organization Rajoilla Ensemble. In 2018 the Finnish Wagner Society awarded her a scholarship to the Bayreuth Festival.