Finnish soprano Pauliina Linnosaari was born in Helsinki, Finland. She began her musical education at the age of five on the violin and soon followed the piano. Throughout her youth, in addition to her classical music education, she enjoyed playing various band instruments, especially the drums. She later studied music and singing at the Sibelius Academy in her hometown.
Linnosaari has expanded her knowledge at the Metropolia University of Applied Sciences (Finland) and Indiana University Jacobs School of Music (USA). In 2008-10 she was a stipendiate of the Matti Salminen Fund at the Finnish National Opera in Helsinki and in 2010 she was a member of the Lyric Opera Studio Weimar.
She has been a permanent member of the ensemble at the Saarländisches Staatstheater since the 2017/18 season. She convinced the press and audiences as Mathilde in Gioachino Rossini's »Guillaume Tell«, as Mimì in Giacomo Puccini's »La Bohème«, in the title role of Richard Strauss' »Salome« and as Marschallin in »Der Rosenkavalier«, as Marietta in Erich Wolfgang Korngold's "Die tote Stadt", as Médée in Luigi Cherubini's opera of the same name, as Hanna Glawari in Franz Lehar's "Die lustige Witwe", as Leonora in Giuseppe Verdi's "Il trovatore", as Ariadne in Strauss' "Ariadne auf Naxos", as Liù in Puccini's »Turandot« and as Micaëla in Georges Bizet's »Carmen«.
Guest engagements have already taken her to the theaters in Basel (Chrysothemis), Bremen (Marschallin), Chemnitz (Fidelio), Salzburger Landestheater (Ariadne auf Naxos), Badisches Staatstheater in Karlsruhe (Salome) and the Savonlinna Opera Festival (Desdemona).
She can currently be seen and heard at the Saarländisches Staatstheater as Rosalinde in Johann Strauss' »Die Fledermaus« and as Leonora in Verdi's »La forza del destino«.