You need the Adobe Flash Player 9. Please, download from here! Krassimira Stoyanova was born in Bulgaria and studied singing and violin at the Plodiv Music Academy and violin at the Conservatory Russe. Mrs. Stoyanova made her professional debut in 1995 at the Opera National de Sofiya, where she sang a wide range of repertory: Rigoletto (Gilda), Le Nozze di Figaro (Susanna), Il Guarany (Cecilia), and Antonio Carlo Gomes' I Fosca (Delila), La Juive (Rachel), La Clemenza di Tito (Vitellia) and Idomeneo (Ilia). Her international career developed rapidly and took her to the following opera houses and theaters: Metropolitan Opera: La Traviata (Violetta), Nationaloper Helsinki: Le nozze di Figaro (Grafin), New Israeli Opera Tel Aviv: La Juive (Rachel) - new production, Don Giovanni (Donna Anna), Teatro Colon, Buenos Aires: I Pagliacci (Nedda) - new production - , Carnegie Hall: Les Huguenots (Valentine), La Battaglia di Lignano (Lida), Hamburgische Staatsoper. La Traviata (Violetta), Royal Opera House Covent Garden: La Boheme (Mimi), Opernhaus Koln: La Juive (Rachel) Gala evening with Neil Shicoff, Ravenna Festival: Beethoven's Ninth Symphony conducted by Riccardo Muti, Opernhaus Zurich: La Traviata (Violetta), Deutsche Oper Berlin: Idomeneo (Elettra), Le Nozze di Figaro (Grafin), Konzerthaus Berlin: Rossini's Stabat Mater conducted by Maestro Marcus Creed with CD-recording, Rio de Janeiro: Carmen (Micaela), BAYERISCHE STAATSOPER MUNCHEN: Carmen (Micaela), SALZBURGER FESTSPIELE: Les Contes d'Hoffmann (Antonia), Teatro Reggio di Torino: Beethoven's Ninth Symphony conducted by Myung-Whung Chung, Festspielhaus Baden-Baden: Beethoven's Ninth Symphony with Christoph Eschenbach, etc... . Since 1998 Krassimira Stoyanova has been engaged at the Wiener Staatsoper - and has sung in the following operas: La Juive - with TV-production (Rachel), Le Nozze di Figaro (Contessa), Carmen (Micaela), Les contes d'Hoffmann (Antonia), Turandot (Liu), I Pagliacci (Nedda), La Boheme (Mimi), etc... The 2003/2004 season is presenting a new production of Verdi's Falstaff (Alice Ford) at the Wiener Staatsoper, and Le nozze di Figaro (Grafin), Don Giovanni (Donna Anna), Turandot (Liu), I Pagliacci (Nedda) for Ms. Stoyanova. Further highlights of the 2003/2004 season include Anna Bolena (title role) at Carnegie Hall with Opera Orchestra of New York, New York, Dvorak: Stabat Mater and Dimitri at the Wiener Konzerthaus, Bruckner: Te Deum at the Wiener Musikverein, and Dvorak: Stabat Mater at the Alte Oper Frankfurt. For Krassimira Stoyanova, the 2004/2005 season began with Il Trovatore at the Washington Opera followed by Turandot (Liu) at the Metropolitan Opera, Falstaff (Alice), Simone Boccanegra (Amelia) and Les contes dHoffmann (Antonia) at the Vienna State Opera, a concert at the Carnegie Hall/New York and the Dvorak Requiem in Munich. In 2005/06, the soprano gave already a highly noticed Anna in Puccinis Le Villi at the Vienna State Opera (new production) as well as a celebrated Donna Anna in Don Giovanni in Bilbao (new production). She returned to the Vienna State Opera with Falstaff (Alice), a part that she also performed in Dresden. Additional highlights of this season were Otello (Desdemona) at the Gran Teatro del Liceu in Barcelona and in Tokyo (new productions) as well as Szymanowskis Stabat Mater in Monte Carlo and Beethovens 9th symphony in the Wiener Musikverein. Season 2006/07: seasons opening at the Vienna State Opera with Otello/Desdemona as well as performances of Le Villi and Nozze di Figaro (Countess) with M Ozawa, concerts (Beethovens 9th) with Sir Colin Davis at the Gstaad Festival and Mariss Jansons at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Brahms requiem with M Fedoseev at the Konzerthaus in Vienna, I Pagliacci/Nedda and La Traviata at the Metropolitan Opera New York, I Pagliacci at the Deutsche Oper Berlin. Upon special request of Placido Domingo, she will participate in his gala concert in Vienna on May 19th, 2007. The season 2007/08 will start with performances of Simone Boccanegra and Otello at the Vienna State Opera as well as La Boheme at the State Operas Munich and Dresden. In Munich she will give in this season also Luisa Miller. And she will again return to the Metropolitan Opera, this time with Les contes dHoffmann. At the Liceu in Barcelona she will debut in the role of Luisa Miller. And she will again participate in concerts with Mariss Jansons (Beethovens 9th in Salzburg and Baden-Baden as well as the Brahms requiem in Munich and at the Luzern Festival). The season 2008/09 will start with Don Giovanni/Donna Anna at the Metropolitan Opera, followed by Otello and Falstaff at the Vienna State Opera and a Simone Boccanegra production at the Liceu in Barcelona. She will give concerts with M Janssons at the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam (Dworak requiem). At the State Opera Hamburg, Krassimira Stoyanova will sing the title role in the new production of Iphigenie en Tauride. Composer Work Role Bizet, G. Carmen Micaela Donizetti, G. L'Elisir d'Amore Adina Donizetti, G. Anna Bolena Anna Dvorak, A. Dimitrij Ksenia Gomes, A. C. I Guarani Cecilia Gomes, A. C. Fosca Delia Halevy, J. F. La Juive Rachel Leoncavallo, R. Pagliacci Nedda Meyerbeer, G. Les Huguenots Valentine Mozart, W. A. Cosi fan tutte Fiordiliggi Mozart, W. A. Don Giovanni Donna Anna Mozart, W. A. Idomeneo Elettra Mozart, W. A. Idomeneo Ilia Mozart, W. A. La clemenza di Tito Vitellia Mozart, W. A. Le Nozze di Figaro La Contessa Offenbach, J. Les Contes d?Hoffmann Antonia Puccini, G. La Boheme Mimi Puccini, G. Turandot Liu Puccini, G. Le Villi* Anna Verdi, G. Rigoletto Gilda Verdi, G. La Traviata Violetta Verdi, G. Otello Desdemona Verdi, G. Simone Boccanegra Amelia Verdi, G. La Battaglia di Legnano Lida Verdi, G. Falstaff Alice Verdi, G. Il Trovatore Leonora TIME WORK PLACE SPECIAL January 5, 7, 9, 12 Le Nozze di Figaro (Contessa) VIENNA STATE OPERA January 22 to February 10 I Pagliacci (Nedda) METROPOLITAN OPERA NEW YORK March 5 to 31 La Traviata (Violetta) METROPOLITAN OPERA NEW YORK April 18, 22, 26 I Pagliacci (Nedda) DEUTSCHE OPER BERLIN May 5 I Pagliacci (Nedda) DEUTSCHE OPER BERLIN May 19 Gala Placido Domingo Gala Concert, Otello IV Act VIENNA STATE OPERA May 28 Luisa Miller BAYERISCHE STAATSOPER MUNCHEN New production June 1, 6, 9, 12, 16 Luisa Miller BAYERISCHE STAATSOPER MUNCHEN New production July 17, 20 Luisa Miller BAYERISCHE STAATSOPER MUNCHEN New production September 5, 8, 11, 13 Simone Boccanegra (Amelia) VIENNA STATE OPERA October 1, 5, 9, 13, 17 Otello (Desdemona) VIENNA STATE OPERA February 9, 12, 15, 18 Otello (Desdemona) GRAN THEATRE DEL LICEU February 21, 24, 27 Otello (Desdemona) BARCELONA March 21, 24, 27 Otello (Desdemona) TOKIO April 2 Otello (Desdemona) TOKIO April 30 Szymanowski - Stabat Mater MONTE CARLO May 15, 19, 23, 26 Le Villi (Anna) VIENNA STATE OPERA May 30, 31 Beethoven - 9. Symphony MUSIKVEREIN VIENNA June 1 Beethoven - 9. Symphony MUSIKVEREIN VIENNA June 23, 25, 27 Falstaff (Alice) STADTTHEATER DRESDEN October 23, 27, 30 Otello (Desdemona) VIENNA STATE OPERA November 3, 7, 11 Otello (Desdemona) VIENNA STATE OPERA December 11, 12 Brahms - Ein Deutsches Requiem KONZERTHAUS VIENNA December 22, 23, 24, 25 Beethoven - 9. Symphony CONCERTBEBAUW AMSTERDAM