"If you cannot teach me to fly, teach me to sing." - J. M. Barrie, Peter Pan
Maria has performed with among others the Mahler Chamber Orchestra, Orchestra dell’Accademia di Santa Cecilia, Nagoya Philharmonic Orchestra, Hiroshima Symphony Orchestra, La Chambre Philharmonique, the Warsaw Philharmony Orchestra, the Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra NOSPR, the Wroclaw Symphony Orchestra NFM, Südwestdeutsche Philharmonie, the Swedish Chamber Orchestra, the Odense Symphony Orchestra, the Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra, the Helsingborg Symphony Orchestra, the Helsinki National Opera Orchestra, and Musica Aeterna, Perm, Russia, performing on opera stages in Europe, Russia and Japan.
Maria Forsström, though being Swedish by age-old ancestry, is an Anglophile with an Italian heart, holding a deep love for the German Romantic poets and Russian melody. She holds a strong interest for neurobiology, related to the perception and learning processes within languages and music.