Klara Kolonits

The soprano vocalist Klara Kolonits was born in Budapest where she studied at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music. In 2003, she became a member of the Csokonai Theatre in Debrecen. After receiving several awards in major singing competitions in 2003, she became a part of the ensemble of the Hungarian State Opera in Budapest where she performed many roles including Constance (Die Entführung aus dem Serail), Violetta (La traviata), Luisa (Luisa Miller), Rosalinda (Die Fledermaus), Fauno (Ascanio in Alba), Fiordiligi (Così fan tutte), Donna Anna (Don Giovanni) and the Queen of the Night (Die Zauberflöte). Since 2005, she has performed as a guest soloist in roles such as Donna Anna, Violetta and Lucia di Lammermoor at the Festival in Gars am Kamp, at the National Theatre in Brno, in the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb and the Slovenian National Theatre in Ljubljana, the International Opera Festival in Miskolc and in the Opera Gijon in Spain (as Olympia, Antonia and Giulietta – Les contes d'Hoffmann), at the Budapest Spring Festival as Sifar (Mitridate, Ré di Ponto), and as Beatrice di Tenda and Lucrezia Borgia during concerts in Copenhagen. She sang the role of the Countess Almaviva (The Marriage of Figaro), Violetta and Rosalind at the opera festival in Kirchstetten; and the Queen of the Night at the German National Theatre in Weimar. During the 2013/2014 season she sang a guest performance of the Queen of the Night in the National Theatre in Linz and the Operafestival Savonlinna, Finland. In 2010, she became a laureate of Franz Liszt and in 2013 she was chosen as a chamber singer of the Hungarian State Opera House.
Update: May 2014