Lucie Kaňková was born on 22-1-1991 into an esteemed musical family in Prague, Czech Republic.

 

 


 

„Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.“
Ludwig van Beethoven

 


Biography

Singing education

  • HAMU in Prague – PhD (2017-2020)
  • Musikhochschule Luzern – MA Solo Performance (2016-2018)
  • Hochschule der Künste Bern – Swiss opera studio (2013-2016)

Performances

  • soloist of the Operettenzauber in Bad Kissingen (DE) (2017-)
  • soloist of the festival Operní Týdne in Kutná Hora (CZ) (2017)
  • cooperation with the South Bohemian Philharmonic (CZ), Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra (CZ), Czechoslovakia Chamber Orchestra (CZ), Karlovy Vary Symphony Orchestra (CZ), Thüringen Philharmonie (DE), Lucerne Artists Orchestra (CH) (2017-2018)
  • regular concerts for the International Association of Lyceum Club and Au monde a part in Geneva (CH) (2016-now)
  • staging of an own production of Arianne (a Bohuslav Martinů opera), where she also sings the title role (CZ and CH) (2016-now)
  • soloist of the Ensemble Vocal de Genève and orchestra de Lancy-Genève (CH) (2014-now)
  • soloist of Theater Biel-Solothurn (CH) (2014-2015)
  • main female role “Miesmies“ in a contemporary opera Spiegel das Kätzchen, based on Paul Burkard’s famous novel, composed by a swiss composer Mathias Spohr (2011)
  • engagement in summer open-air productions of the Magic Flute – W.A.Mozart (DE) (2009-2013)

Awards

  • 2nd prize including all special prizes for interpretation and following concerts at the Bohuslav Martinů‘s Competition in Prague (CZ) (2017)
  • 2nd prize with a special prize for interpretation at the American International Czech & Slovak Voice Competition in the USA (2017)
  • 1st prize in Opera category with 8 additional prizes (2016) including two contracts with theatres (in Bratislava SK and Opava CZ) and contracts with an opera festival and orchestras
  • 2nd prize in Junior category with 5 additional prizes (2015) at the Antonín Dvořák’s International Singing Competition
  • 2nd female place at Nico Dostal’s Operetta Singing Competition in Korneuburg bei Wien (A) (2015)
  • the absolute winner of a Singing Competition in Turnov (CZ) (2012)
  • 1st prize (2008); 1st prize, laureate title and a special prize of the jury (2011) at the International Singing Competition in Olomouc (CZ)
  • 1st prize at an International Chamber Music Competition in Stonava (CZ) 


 

Repertoire

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