Simona Šaturová was born in Bratislava (Slovakia) and was only five when she was given her first violin lesson. She studied singing at Bratislava Conservatory and attended various master classes, most notably with the Romanian soprano Ileana Cotrubas. Today, Simona Šaturová is internationally sought-after for both the opera and concert stage, and works together with many renowned conductors and orchestras.

Simona Šaturová has given guest performances in New York, Dallas, Oslo, Toronto, Istanbul, at the Salzburg Festival, Tanglewood Festival, the Oregon Bach Festival in Eugene, in Japan, Israel, Venezuela, at the Festival Internazionale di Musica e Arte Sacra Roma, the Lucerne Festival, the Vienna Spring Festival and the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival. Conductors with whom the soprano has worked include Christoph Eschenbach, Charles Dutoit, Herbert Blomstedt, Adam Fischer, Iván Fischer, Krzysztof Penderecki, Sir Neville Marriner, Sylvain Cambreling, Jiří Bělohlávek, Manfred Honeck, Tomáš Netopil, Kent Nagano, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Christopher Hogwood, Philippe Herreweghe and Helmuth Rilling.

Since her last-minute engagement as Ilia (Idomeneo) at the Théatre de la Monnaie in Brussels in 2010, Simona Šaturová has regularly returned to the theatre, e.g., as Violetta Valéry (La traviata), Sandrina (La finta giardiniera), Servilia (La clemenza di Tito), as Gilda (Rigoletto), and most recently in spring 2016 as Ismene (Mitridate). Since her highly-acclaimed success as Konstanze (Die Entführung aus dem Serail) in Essen and Dresden she has also been closely connected with the Aalto Theatre and the Semperoper. In addition to numerous performances at Prague’s National Theatre, Simona Šaturová has also performed on stage at the Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires, the Opera Frankfurt, the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris, the Opéra de Monte Carlo, Vienna’s Theater an der Wien and Athens’ Megaron Concert Hall. Her repertoire also includes the roles of Lucia (Lucia di Lammermoor), Adina (L’elisir d’amore), Elettra (Idomeneo), Giulietta (I Capuleti e i Montecchi), Donna Anna (Don Giovanni) and Adele (Die Fledermaus). In the 2018/19 season, Simona Šaturová can be regularly heard and seen in the roles of Violetta Valéry and Donna Anna at the Nationaltheater in Prague.

Simona Šaturová has deservedly earned an international reputation as a concert and oratorio singer. Recent outstanding concerts include concerts with the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchester for concertante performances of Die Fledermaus under Manfred Honeck, with the NDR Choir and Rossini’s Petite messe solenelle conducted by Klaas Stok, with the Ensemble Frauenkirche Dresden for a memorial concert with new-found works by L. Cherubini, with the Konzerthausorchester Berlin with Schumann’s Requiem op. 148, in Stockholm with the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra under Herbert Blomstedt with Mendelssohn’s Lobgesang and the cantata Jauchzet Gott in allen Landen by Bach and with Orchestre National de France with Janáček’s Glagolitic Mass under Jukka-Pekka Saraste in Paris.

Simona Šaturová has also featured on CD recordings for the Supraphon, hänssler classic, Classico, Carus Verlag and Sony/BMG labels. In June 2009 the Orfeo label released her first solo recording with the NDR Radiophilharmonie under the title Haydn Arias, and this CD was labelled ‘Editor’s Choice’ by Gramophone Magazine. In November 2014 her new solo recording Decade of arias by Mozart and Mysliveček was released and in the summer of 2016 her newest recording appeared: Martinu’s opera Ariane. In August 2007, Simona Šaturová was awarded the ‘Förderpreis der Walter und Charlotte Hamel-Stiftung’ (Advancement Prize of the Walter and Charlotte Hamel Foundation) at the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival. 

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