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Edita Gruberová (Soprano)

Born: December 23, 1946 - Bratislava, Slovakia (former part of Czechoslovakia)

The Slovak soprano, Edita Gruberová, studied at the Bratislava Conservatory, as well as in Prague and Vienna.

Edita Gruberová's debut was in 1968 in Bratislava as Rosina (Il barbiere), and two years later she was engaged for the Queen of Night at the Vienna Staatsoper. There she became a regular member of the company in 1972, making a base for a successful international career, especially in coloratura roles. As the Queen of Night she made debuts at Glyndebourne in 1974 and at the Metropolitan Opera in 1977, in which year she first appeared at the Salzburg Festival, as Thibault (Don Carlos) under Herbert von Karajan. Her other major successes have included appearances as Zerbinetta, Gilda, Violetta, Lucia, Konstanze, Manon and Oscar; her Covent Garden début was as Giulietta in I Capuleti e i Montecchi (Bellini) in 1984. She sang Donna Anna at La Scala (1987); Marie (La fille du régiment, 1987) and Semiramis (1992) at Zürich; and Queen Elizabeth I (Roberto Devereux) in Vienna in 1990.

Edita Gruberová has a voice of great agility and tonal clarity is combined in her performances with an engaging stage personality. She has made many recordings and is a Kammersängerin of Austria.


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Aryeh Oron (May 2001)

Recordings of Bach Cantatas & Other Vocal Works

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Friedrich Haider

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Duet from BWV 78

Gustaf Sjökvist

Soprano

BWV 51

Helmut Winschermann

Soprano

BWV 51, BWV 199

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Edita Gruberova (Ariadna auf Naxos)

Gruberová, Edita (OperaMusic) [N/A]

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