Soloist of the Opera
Sylva Čmugrová graduated from the Prague Conservatory and the Academy of Music in Prague. She attended master courses in Sienna (Italy) and in Liechtenstein (Vaduz). She is a laureate of the international singing competitions of Ema Destinnová in České Budějovice and Antonín Dvořák in Karlovy Vary, and a finalist of the competitions in Geneva and Milan. From 1996 to 2011 she was a soloist of the Prague State Opera, since January 1, 2012 she has been a soloist of the National Theatre Opera. She has guest appeared at other stages as well (Plzeň, Liberec, Musical Theatre Karlín). Her operatic repertoire includes Varvara (Janáček: Katya Kabanova), Dorabella (Mozart: Così fan tutte), Niklas (Offenbach: Les contes d‘Hoffmann), Siebel (Gounod: Faust), Lola (Mascagni: Cavalleria rusticana), Olga (Tchaikovsky: Eugene Onegin), Fyodor (Musorgsky: Boris Godunov), Orlofsky (J. Strauss: Die Fledermaus) and others. As a concert singer, she has performed in the Czech republic as well as abroad (Japan, Canada, Italy, Switzerland and Australia).
Update: September 2015