Tünde Frankó opera singer

Tünde Frankó opera singer

Soprano
Tünde Frankó is one of the leading sopranos of Hungarian State Opera.

She started her musical studies when she was seven, first to play the violin. She graduated from the Szeged faculty of Liszt Ferenc Music Academy as a singer in 1987. Her professors were: Valéria Berdál, György Sinkó, Kálmán Gyimesi.

  • In 1991/92 she reached the finals at Pavarotti Singers Competition.
  • She became a member of Szeged State Theatre in 1989.
  • She sang Lauretta at the Volksoper in Vienna, Mimi in Bregenz.
  • From 1994 she has been a member of the Hungarian State Opera.
  • She won 4 Hungarian artistic prizes in 1995 and she participated at the Bodensee Festival.
  • After the birth of her child, she performed as Susanna in the State Opera.
  • In the season 98/99 she sang Mimi, Butterfly, Margit, Michaela, Fiordiligi, Rosalinda, Tatjana and Liú in the Hungarian State Opera.
  • In the year 2000 she participated on a tour to Japan with Butterfly, and on an opera gala in Münich.
  • She was invited to Hungary’s biggest open-air opera festival to Szeged to take part in Offenbach’s Hoffmann’s tales.
  • In the past years she participated in four world premieres of Hungarian contemporary operas in Budapest
  • She sang Mimi on the 2001 Budapest Spring Festival, and Butterfly also in March in the Budapest State Opera.
  • She sang a succesful concert with José Cura in Budapest, June 2001.
  • She sang Rosalinda in Japan on the tour of the Hungarian State Opera 2002
  • In 2002 she sang Hong-Kong, Japan, Münich among others.

REPERTOIRE:

Opera:
La Bohéme – Mimi
Le nozze di Figaro - Susanna
Madama Butterfly
Faust - Margarita
Balassa: Karl und Anna - Anna
Gianni Schicchi – Lauretta
Bizet: Carmen – Michaela
Mozart: Cosí fan tutte – Fiorlidigi
Balassa: Karl and Anna
Szokolay: Szávitri

Anegin – Tatjana
Handel: Agrippina – Poppea
Mozart: Zauberflöte – Pamina
Puccini: Angelica sister
Turandot – Liu
Leoncavallo: Bajazzos – Nedda
Offenbach: Hoffmann’s tales
Puccini: Manon Lescaut – Manon
Petrovics: I., IX. kantáta
Dubrovay: The Ransom

Oratorios:
Bach: Weinahts-Oratorium
Brahms: Ein Deutsches Requiem
Händel: Messiah
Liszt: Christus
Mozart: Requiem
Pergolesi: Stabat Mater
Rossini: Stabat Mater
La Petite Messe Solenelle
Magnificat by Sammartini, Bach, Albinoni
Caldara, Vivaldi
Donizetti: Libera me
Cavalieri: lamentationes
Mendelssohn: Duette
Honegger: Jean d’Arc

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