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Karita Mattila
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Birth Date:September 5, 1960
Astrology Sign:Virgo
Chinese Sign:Rat - Yin
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Occupation:Classical/Opera singer

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Karita Mattila

Biography:Karita Mattila (born September 5, 1960 in Somero, Finland), is a leading opera soprano.

She won the first Cardiff Singer of the World Competition in 1983 and graduated from the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki where she studied with Liisa Linko-Malmio. She continued her studies in London with Vera Rozsa.

Mattila made her Covent Garden debut with the Royal Opera as Fiordiligi in Mozart's Cosi fan tutte in 1986. She appears with top orchestras and in top opera houses worldwide, including the Metropolitan Opera, the Royal Opera House, London, Théâtre du Châtelet, Opéra Bastille, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, San Francisco Opera, Houston Grand Opera, Vienna State Opera, Berlin and Salzburg.

Karita Mattila's first New York Salome was described as a performance such as had not been seen at the Metropolitan opera for decades; Mattila created a sensation when during a 2004 production of Salome at the Met, she stripped naked during the Dance of the Seven Veils. Her subsequent Katya Kabanová inspired the New York press to write: "When the history of the Metropolitan Opera around the time of the millennium is written, Karita Mattila will deserve her own chapter."

She was named Musician of the Year 2005 by Musical America that describes her "the most electrifying singing actress of our day, the kind of performer who renews an aging art form and drives the public into frenzies."

Among the awards she has received is one of France’s highest cultural honours, Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres (2003).

Chinese Horoscope for Karita Mattila
Includes characteristics and Vices
Karita Mattila's Chinese Horoscope
Chinese Year: January 28, 1960 - February 14, 1961
Birthday: September 5, 1960

The Rat is a Yin,
and is the First sign of the Chinese horoscope.

Intellectual Skill
Thirst for Power

Personality and Character Cards:
Personality and character cards are identical!

Karita Mattila's Personality Tarot Card The Empress - Personality Card

Birthday: September 5, 1960

Abundance, fruitfulness and fertility; perhaps marriage or children.

This year's Growth Tarot Card
Based on this year's birthday

Karita Mattila's Growth Tarot Card The Lovers

Birthday: September 5, 2017

A relationship or love affair with a trial or choice involved.




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