30 Apr, 4 May, 6, 9 & 14 June 2019
IDOMENEO│ MOZART •Ilia•
PREMIERE – MAIFESTSPIELE
Hessisches Staatstheater│Wiesbaden, Germany│Konrad Junghänel│Uwe Eric Laufenberg│Hessisches Staatsorchester Wiesbaden
24 June 2019
Rudolfinum│Prague, Czech Republic │Vojtěch Spurný│Prague Chamber Orchestra
„…a truly enormous talent…”
Lyric soprano Slávka Zámečníková is since September 2017 a member of the International Opera Studio of the Berlin State Opera, where she made her debut as the First Lady (Die Zauberflöte), Miss Jessel (Turn of the Screw), Falke (Frau ohne Schatten), Une chasseresse (Hippolyte et Arice) under the baton of Sir Simon Rattle, Ännchen/cover (Der Freischütz) and Nanetta (Falstaff) as cover for the star soprano Nadine Sierra under the baton of Daniel Barenboim. In the 2019 she will make her debut as Ilia (Idomeneo) in the Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden within the International Maifestspiele.
The soprano has been recently awarded Second Prize at the greatest Polish competition – the International Stanislaw Moniuszko Competition in Teatr Wielki in Warsaw as well as at the German national competition – Bundeswettbewerb Gesang Berlin 2018. She received First Prizes at the International Competition Accademia Belcanto 2018 in Graz, at the International Antonín Dvořák Competition 2016 in Carlsbad and several other international competitions. In 2018 she made her debut at the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg under Sir Simon Rattle, at the Prague Spring Festival in the Mahlers Symphony No. 4 and at the Prague National Theatre and Slovak National Theatre as Sophie in Massenets Werther.
International Stanislaw Moniuszko Competition│2nd Prize
Huge success at the greatest Polish competition !
Slávka Zámečníková won the second prize at the International Stanislaw Moniuszko Competition in Teatr Wielki – Opera Narodova (Polish National Theatre) in Warsaw.
Jury: Piotr Beczała, Jonathan Friend (Metropolitan Opera), Tobias Oliver Hasan (Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Berlin), Boris Ignatov Staatsoper Stuttgart), Izabella Kłosińska (Teatr Wielki), Robert Körner (Opéra de Lyon), Gianluca Macheda (GM Art&Music), Pål Christian Moe (Bayerische Staatsoper & Glyndebourne Opera Festival), Nicholas Payne (Opera Europe), Alain Perroux (Festival d’Aix-en-Provence), John Allison (Opera Magazine), Ewa Podleś , Tobias Truniger (Bayerische Staatsoper) and Evamaria Wieser (Salzburg Festival & Lyric Opera of Chicago).
You can read about it here :
Listen to her performance of the polish aria of Hanna (The Haunted Manor) by S.Moniuszko in the finals :
Internationale Maifestspiele │Ilia │Idomeneo
Slávka made her role and opera house debut as Ilia in Mozart’s Idomeneo at the opening night of the Interationale Maifestspiele in the Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden.
Bundeswettbewerb Gesang 2018│2nd Prize winner
Slávka succeeded at the Bundeswettbewerb Gesang 2018 !
Slávka Zámečníková became the 2nd Prize winner of this year’s Bundeswettbewerb Gesang in Berlin. In the Finals her outstanding interpretation of the aria of Frau Fluth “Nun eilt herbei” by Otto Nicolai from “Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor” convinced the Jury consisting of intendants and general directors of leading german opera houses and music festivals including Komische Oper Berlin, Deutsche Oper Berlin and Bregenzer Festspiele. At the finals concert the young soprano performed with the Orchestra of Komische Oper Berlin under Axel Kober, general director of the Deutsche Oper am Rhein.
Werther│Prague National Theatre│Sophie
Slávka Zámečníková made her role and opera house debut as Sophie at the Prague National Theatre and the Slovak National Theatre with a great success! This beautiful Werther production by Willy Decker was premiered in 1996 in Amsterdam and since then has appeared in many leading opera houses including Frankfurt, Lyon, Rome, Barcelona, ect.