Zdislava Bočková

Zdislava Bočková

Zdislava Bočková (b. 1991) is a Czech soprano, born in Brno. She speaks English, Italian and Polish in addition to her native language. She studied singing at the Brno Conservatory and at the opera studio of the Spoleto Opera. She has performed numerous roles in the Czech Republic and Italy, most recently Esmeralda in Smetana’s Bartered Bride (Czech National Opera), Olga in Lehár’s Merry Widow (La Fenice in Venice), Violetta in Verdi’s La Traviata (Teatro Nuovo Giancarlo Menotti) and Clorinda in Rossini’s La Cenerentola (Teatro Romano). This year she has performed as soloist with the Czech and Brno Philharmonic Orchestras and given a recital at the Rudolfinum in Prague. She was awarded first prize at the 2018 Czech Philharmonic Competition and at the 2017 Bohuslav Martinů Competition.

Repertoire

Preliminary round  
G.F. Händel  Samson: Let the Bright Seraphim
C. Debussy C’est l’extase langoureuse (Verlaine)
R. Strauss Wasserrose (Dahn)
L. Janáček

Příhody lišky Bystroušky: ”Kradla jsem” (Bystrouška)

   
Semifinals  
J. Sibelius Flickan kom ifrån sin älsklings möte (Runeberg)
H. Wolf Die Spröde (Goethe)
A. Dvořák Když mne stará matka zpívat, zpívat učívala
  Struna naladěna, hochu, toč se v kole
W. A. Mozart  Abendempfindung
F. Schubert  Heidenröslein (Goethe)
E. Grieg  En svane (Ibsen)
S. Rahmaninov Sei den ja pomnju (Tjuttšev)
V. Bellini I Capuleti e i Montecchi: Eccomi in lieta vesta... Oh, quante volte! (Giulietta)
   
Final  
W.A. Mozart Schon lacht der holde Frühling
J. Massenet Manon: “Je marche sur tous les chemins” (Manon Lescaut)

 

Preliminary round