Violeta Urmana - soprano - press release
Violeta Urmana - portrait

Io fui cosi rapita al sol
mirarlo in volto.

Vincenzo Bellini, Norma

Violeta Urmana - music

Articles 2009

Reviews about "Tristan und Isolde" at the Vienna State Opera - December 2009

Grandiose Urmana

"… Radiant top notes, well-rounded timbre in all registers, instinctively musical phrasing, clear enunciation and intelligent acting made her Vienna debut in the ...Violeta Urmana as Isolde at the Vienna State Opera

Reviews about Aida at the Metropolitan Opera, October 2009

Oct. 24 Met simulcast

" ... Violeta Urmana as Aida is at her best in her O patria mia, a nearly classic account in vocalisation and phrasing, with total integrity on the subject of ...Violeta Urmana's Aida at the Metropolitan Opera

Love's sorrow provides a night to remember

" (...) After her successful change of register – only a few years ago, the Lithuanian-born artist was an acclaimed Kundry in Wagner's Parsifal - Violeta Urmana is among the truly great ...Violeta Urmana in Tristan und Isolde at the Bregenz Festival

Urmana's shining soprano

"A much too rarely played masterpiece brings a shine to the Staatsoper's end-of-season events: Verdi's Aida with Violeta Urmana debuting in the role was a gala event for Vienna's ...Violeta Urmana's Aida at the Vienna Staatsoper

Reviews about Macbeth at the Opéra Bastille, April 2009

A revolutionary Lady
(...) Violeta Urmana has at last given us a Lady Macbeth who sings, not howls; her high notes are sometimes tight, she certainly lacks the dark and ugly voice that the ...Violeta Urmana as Lady Macbeth in Paris

Deutsche Oper Berlin – Fantastic success of "Ariadne"

"The Deutsche Oper in Bismarckstrasse has regained its place at the top of the league in the German capital with its performance of Richard Strauss's "Ariadne auf ...Violeta Urmana as Ariadne

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