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Sylva Čmugrová (Mezzo-soprano)

Born: Czech Republic

The Czech mezzo-soprano, 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 Sylva Čmugrová 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 in Janáček's Katya Kabanova, Dorabella in W.A. Mozart's Così fan tutte, Niklas in Offenbach's Les contes d‘Hoffmann, Siebel in Charles Gounod's Faust, Lola in Mascagni's Cavalleria rusticana, Olga in Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin, Fyodor in Musorgsky's Boris Godunov, Orlofsky in 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).

Source: National Theatre Website (September 2016)
Contributed by
Aryeh Oron (March 2017)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

Conductor

As

Works

Václav Luks

Alto

Member of Collegium Vocale 1704:
V-2 (2013):
BWV 232 [1st recording]
V-3 (2015, Video):
BWV 232 [2nd recording]

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Sylva Čmugrová - Soloist of the Opera (National Theatre)

 


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