EMCY

Barbara Čechová

All prize winners
1st prize
2018
Date of birth 1998/08/08

Barbara Čechová was born in August 1998 in Prešov, Slovakia. Her first steps towards music were taken by playing piano at the young age. Later, she began to sing and found interest in singing.

She performed in several school musicals, concerts and operas. In 2014, she began studying at the Conservatory in Bratislava. She is currently studying 5th year under supervision of Jana Bernáthová – soloist of Slovak National Theater in Bratislava, Slovakia.

In November 2018, she had the opportunity to perform the role of Amarilis in the school opera by J. Kusser Erindo. In October 2018 Barbara took part in International competition of Imrich Godin, Iuventis Canti in Vráble, where she won first place and received a special prize Emcy Slovakia. In April 2018 Barbara took part in International competition of Rudolf Petrak in Žilina, where she received an honorable mention and had opportunity to sing Rusalka’s aria with orchestra of Žilina philharmony. In March 2018, Barbara participated Masterclass of Eva Randova in Karlový Vary, where she singed Musetta’s aria with Karlovy Vary orchestra.

If you are interested in working with Barbara , please get in touch with the EMCY Office.

Repertoire

With piano

T. Andrašovan, Zašumeli borovice, from Cycle Zašumeli borovice
A. Dvořák, Struna naladěna, from Cycle Gypsy songs č. 5
A. Dvořák, Široké rukávy, from Cycle Gypsy songs č. 6
A. Dvořák, Žalo dievča, žalo trávu, from Cycle In folk tone č. 2
A. Dvořák, V tak mnohém srdci mrtvo jest, from Cycle Love songs č. 2
I. Hrušovský, O láske
P. I. Čajkovskij, Denj li tsarit, 7 Romance č. 6 (Op. 47)
D. Kardoš, Ej ľuľu mi ľuľu, from East Slovak songs
R. Strauss, Zueignung, 8 Gedichte aus “ Letzte Blätter” , Op. 10 No. 1

 

Chamber music

G. F. Händel, How beautiful are the feet, from Oratory Messiah

 

With orchestra

A. Dvořák, Měsíčku na nebi hlubokém, Rusalka’s aria from opera Rusalka
Ch. Gounod, Ah, je ris de me voir (The Jewel song), Marguerite’s aria from G. F. Händel -Vo’far guerra, Armida’s aria from Rinaldo
W. A. Mozart, Ah fuggi il traditor, Elvira’s aria from Don Giovanni
W. A. Mozart, In uomini, in soldati, Despina’s aria from Così fan tutte
G. Puccini, Quando m’en v’o, Musseta’s aria from La Bohéme
Faust ( recitative + aria)
G. Verdi, Saper vorreste, Oscar’s aria from Un Ballo in Maschera