Repertoire

Operatic roles

Bellini: Il Pirata, Imogene
Bellini: La sonnambula, Amina
Bizet: Carmen, Micaëla
Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore, Adina
Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor, Lucia
Gounod: Roméo et Juliette, Juliette
Gounod: Faust, Marguerite
Mozart: Don Giovanni, Donna Anna
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte, Pamina

Puccini: La bohème, Mimì

Puccini: Turandot, Liù

Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin, Tatyana

Verdi: La Traviata, Violetta
Verdi: Luisa Miller, Luisa
Verdi: Rigoletto, Gilda

Verdi: Il trovatore, Leonora

Crudele... Non mi dir... Forse, forse
Pirjo Leppänen, soprano/Jari Hiekkapelto, piano
-6:02
E strano... Ah, fors'è lui... Sempre libera
Pirjo Leppänen, soprano/Jari Hiekkapelto, piano
-7:24
Adina (Pirjo Leppänen) and Nemorino (Pekka Kuivalainen) by the pool. Lahti, Finland 2006. Photo: Tarmo Valmela
Oratorio parts
Bach: St. Matthew Passion, soprano part
Bach: St. John Passion, soprano part
Bach: Mass in B minor, I and II soprano parts
Bach: Christmas Oratorio, Angel, soprano part
Bach: Magnificat, soprano part
Bach: Cantata 51, Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen
Bach: Cantata 202, Weichet nur, betrübte Schatten
Bach: Cantata 210, O holder Tag, erwünschte Zeit, and many others
Beethoven: 9. Symphonie, soprano part
Charpentier: Te Deum I and II soprano parts
Händel: Messiah, soprano part
Mozart: Große Messe in c-Moll (KV 427), soprano part
Mozart: Requiem, soprano part
Mozart: Exultate jubilate
Mozart: Vesperae solennes de confessore, soprano part

Verdi: Requiem, soprano part
Excerpts from Lied repertoire
Berg: Sieben frühe Lieder
Debussy: Apparition, Paysage sentimental and other songs
Messiaen: Chants de terre et de ciel (1938)
Poulenc: Fiançailles pour rire, La courte paille
Prokofiev: The Ugly Duckling, op. 18 (1914) for soprano and orchestra (in Russian or English)
Rachmaninov: Six Songs, op. 38
Saariaho: Leino Songs (2004-06)
Schubert: Auf dem Strom for soprano, French horn and piano
Schubert: Der Hirt auf dem Felsen for soprano, clarinet and piano
Shostakovich: Satires (Pictures of the Past),op. 109 (1960)
Sibelius: Luonnotar and other songs
Strauss: Brentano-Lieder, op. 68


Whole repertoire in original languages.