Soloist of the Opera
Studied voice at the Prague Conservatory under the tutelage of Brigita Šulcová. From 2004 to 2006 she was a soloist of the Opera at the F. X. Šalda Theatre in Liberec and performed as a permanent guest at the Operas in Olomouc, Pilsen and the National Theatre in Prague. Since 2006 she has been a soloist of Prague’s National Theatre, where to date she has portrayed Mozart’s Annio (La clemenza di Tito) and Cherubino (Le nozze di Figaro), Meg Page (Verdi: Falstaff), Dalila (Saint-Saëns: Samson et Dalila), Olga (Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin) and Muse and Nicklausse (Offenbach: Les contes d'Hoffmann), and from the Czech repertoire Smetana’s Maiden Rosa (The Secret) and Radmila (Libuše), Dvořák’s Kate (The Devil and Kate) and Turnspit (Rusalka), Janáček’s the Shepherdess (Jenůfa) and Varvara (Káťa Kabanová), Wagner’s Flower maiden (Parsifal) and Frances (Britten: Gloriana). Her repertoire also includes the roles of the Witch in Rusalka, Verdi’s Azucena (Il trovatore), Fenena (Nabucco), Ulrica (Un ballo in maschera) and Preziosilla (La forza del destino), Suzuki (Puccini: Madama Butterfly), Siebel (Gounod: Faust) and Fyodor (Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov). In June 2007 at the Opera Festival in Wexford, Ireland, she won the Most Talented Young Singer award for her performance of the Witch (Rusalka). At the following year’s festival she sang the role of Lel the shepherd (Rimsky-Korsakov: The Snow Maiden) under the conductor Vladimir Jurowski. Since 2007 she has been a permanent guest at the Opera House in Graz, Austria, performing as Suzuki and Fenena. On concert stages she has appeared with the Prague Symphony Orchestra as Jocasta in Stravinsky’s oratorio Oedipus Rex and in Dvořák’s Requiem conducted by Jiří Kout. In 2009, she performed at the Teatro Municipale di Piacenza and at the Teatro Comunale di Bolzano as Azucena under conductor Antonello Allemandi in production of Roberto Lagana Manoli. In the 2010/2O11 season she sung and recorded Mahler’s Symphonies Nr. 2 and 8 with the Czech Symphony Orchestra conducted by Libor Pešek.
Update: March 2012