Ann-Kristin Jones, mezzo soprano, has been engaged as a soloist by the Göteborg Opera for a five-year period starting with the 2014-2015 season. She trained at the Norwegian Academy of Music as well as the Opera Academy at the Royal Danish Academy of Music. Debuted in 2001 with the title role in Handel's Orlando at The New Opera in Esbjerg. This was followed by such roles as the Third Lady in The Magic Flute and Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro at the Drottningholm Palace Theatre, as well as Siebel in Faust and Cherubino at Malmö Opera. In 2009, she made her debut at the Royal Opera in Stockholm as Dorabella in Cosí fan tutte.
Between 2007-2010, Ann-Kristin Jones was included in the Göteborg Opera permanent soloist ensemble and sang Knight/Flower Maiden in Parsifal, Siebel in Faust, Cherubino in Le nozze di Figaro, Olga in Eugene Onegin, Sextus in Julius Caesar and Wife Josefa in Goya. Since then she has performed, amongst other parts, Bradamante in Handel's Alcina, Maffio Orsini in Lucrezia Borgia and Tisbe in La Cenerentola, a chambermaid/a cleaner in The Makropulos Case, Cherubin in the revival production of Le nozze di Figaro, Kate Pinkteron in Madama Butterfly, and most recently shared a role as Queen Gertrude in Ambroise Thomas' Hamlet.
Ann-Kristin Jones is also frequently engaged as a soloist in concert settings and has sung with the symphony orchestras in Gothenburg, Helsingborg, Norrköping, Odense, Aarhus and the Copenhagen Philharmonic, as well as Concerto Copenhagen, DR UnderholdningsOrkestret, DalaSinfoniettan and the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Ann-Kristin Jones has toured in France and Germany with Les Talens Lyriques under conductor Christophe Rousset. In 2008, she won an award in the Wilhelm Stenhammar International Music Competition and was one of the finalists in the Soloist prize