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CZECH MEZZOSOPRANO EDITA RANDOVA - Ceska Sopranistka Edita Randova


PRESENTED BY SOCIETA ITALIANA DELLA MUSICA DA CAMERA

Czech mezzosoprano
Edita Randová

Velia Festival at
Carnegie Hall - Weill Recital Hall

Friday, April 30, 2010 at 8 PM

Works by  Dvořák, Leoncavallo, Smetana.
Buy tickets at: www.carnegiehall.org

More information: www.randova.eu

Edita Randova is amongst the leading Czech mezzosoprano singers. At the beginning of her artistic career she underwent voice training with Milada Musilova, and at present works regularly with Marta Bohacova. She has also completed her private studies of piano playing.
Critics have praised especially the range and tone of her voice, in connection with her wide range of means of expression, supported by excellent singing technique. She commenced her singing career in the Musical Theatre in Karlin, and in the State Opera in Prague, where she performed a number of national and world repertoire. She took part in a number of foreign tours of the State Opera of Prague, such as in Japan and Switzerland. In 1992 and 1993 she took part in a course of international singing master classes under the guidance of Eva Randova.
At present she is devoting herself predominantly to concert activity. In 2000 she took part in a large concert tour throughout the Czech Republic bearing the title „Czech spring with Edita Randova“. She regularly performs concerts at home and abroad (Austria, Great Britain, Australia, France, Spain, Portugal, Italy, Hungary, Germany, Slovenia, Slovakia, Mexico, USA, Canada, and China). She also participates in a range of internationals festivals. In the year 2003, the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affaires entrusted her to visit Australia, to promote Czech music there.
In 2009, she was awarded the Gustav Mahler European Prize for her outstanding contribution to music and she had her debut in Opera in Mexico as Maddalena in Verdi's "The Rigoletto”.
She has performed as a soloist with important orchestras including the Symhony Orchestra of the Czech Radio, the Prague Symphony Orchestra, the Chamber Philharmonic Orchestra of Pardubice, the Karlovy Vary Symphony Orchestra, the Philharmonic Orchestra Hradec Kralove, the Camerata Polifonica Siciliana, the London City Chamber Orchestra, the Orchestra of Stowe Opera, the Lincolnwood Chamber Orchestra ....., under the directorship of leading Czech and international conductors.
In addition to her opera work, Edita Randová also has a varied concert repertoire, including oratorios, cantatas, masses, song collections or individual songs by old masters, as well as contemporary compositions from leading international composers.
She has cooperated with the Czech Radio, where he has made several song cycles by Czech and world composers. Her recordings were broadcasted by radio stations in Italy, Australia, France and Argentina.
She recorded several CDs from which the song collections by Antonín Dvořák are namely remarkable.
Edita Randova is face of the Italien cosmetic Global Force.


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