The world-renowned Finnish soprano has triumphed repeatedly in all the world’s major opera houses. Among the most recent additions to her constantly expanding repertoire have been Kundry in Parsifal (Turku Music Festival), the Foreign Princess in Rusalka (Madrid’s Teatro Real, Opéra National de Paris), Kostelnička in Jenůfa (Brno’s National Theatre, Metropolitan Opera, San Francisco Opera), Ortrud in Lohengrin (Bavarian State Opera), Kabanicha in Katya Kabanova (Berlin State Opera), Widow Begbick in Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny (Aix-en-Provence Festival), and Mme. De Croissy in Dialogues des Carmélites (Met). Other successes in her greatly celebrated career in the major opera houses around the world include Emilia Marty in The Makropulos Affair, Sieglinde in Die Walküre, Marie in Wozzeck, and the title role in Ariadne auf Naxos. An influential artistic force in the development of new music, Mattila has premiered Kaija Saariaho’s Quatre instants, Mirage, and the monodrama Emilie, which received its first performance at Opéra National de Lyon in 2010. The soprano, who has recorded a wide-ranging discography, holds two Grammy® Awards for Best Opera Recording.