Ingrida Gápová

SOPRANO

Born in Slovakia, she began her musical education, piano and singing, at the age of six. She graduated from the Vocal and Acting class at the Academy of Music F. Nowowiejskiego in Bydgoszcz (Poland).

Her opera performances include W.A. Mozart – Susanna “Le nozze di Figaro” (Opera Baltic, Warsaw Chamber Opera), W.A. Mozart – Pamina “Die Zauberföte” (Opera Baltic), W.A.Mozart – Zerlina “Don Giovanni” (Slovak National Theatre, Warsaw Chamber Opera), W.A. Mozart – Barbarina “Le nozze di Figaro” (Opera Baltic, National Theatre Warsaw), L. Vinci – Semiramide “Semiramide riconosciuta” (Baroque Opera Festival 2016 in Warsaw), B. Smetana – Mařenka “The Bartered bride” (Moravian-Slezian Ostrava), E. Humperdinck – Gretel “Hansel und Gretel” (Opera Nowa Bydgoszcz), M. Mussorgsky – Xenia “Borys Godunov” (National Theatre Warsaw), G. Bizet – Micaëla “Carmen” (Opera Baltic), H. Purcell – Belinda “Dido and Aeneas” (Opera Nova Bydgoszcz), A. Nowak – SHE “The Sudden Rain” (National Theatre Warsaw – world premiere).

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In March 2016 she debuted in Finland with Helsinki Baroque Ensemble Orchestra (HEBO). In October 2015 she sang G. Mahler 4th symphony in an european tour with the Warsaw National Philharmonic conducted by Jacek Kaspszyk.
Winner of the Selma D and Leon Fishbach Memorial Prize at the 2015 London Handel Singing Competition.
In 2013 she won 3rd prize in opera category and five special prices (among them the best W. A. Mozart interpretation) at the Antonín Dvořák International Competition in Karlovy Vary (Czech Republic).

She recorded with Goldberg Baroque Ensemble the world premieres “Christmas Cantatas of 18th century Gdansk” (2010), “Lent Cantatas of 18th century Gdansk” (2011), Johann Balthasar Christian Freisslich’s “Passio Christi” (2012) and “The Gdańsk Baroque Cantatas” (2015) released by Sarton records. This last two works were nominated in Poland for the “Fryderyk Music awards 2013 and 2016”.

Also interested in the contemporary repertoire Ingrida performed the world premiere of “Spoon River” by the composer A. Nowak and the multimedia artist A. Dudek, a work commissioned by the Warsaw Autumn Festival to open his 56th edition in 2013. She collaborates with the Spanish Ensemble Taller Atlántico Contemporáneo (TAC), performing at the “53 Semana de Música Religiosa de Cuenca” and the “63 Festival Internacional de Música y Danza de Granada” singing the world prémière of “Cinco Guerreros” by Sebastián Mariné.

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CONTACT
OPERA DEPARTMENT

Carlos Marén
carlosmaren@marenartists.com
T. +34 629 369 366

SYMPHONIC DEPARTMENT

Miguel Araiz
miguelaraiz@marenartists.com
T. +34 620 876 242