YVONNE MANFREDA
YVONNE MANFREDA

 

 

Austrian mezzo soprano Yvonne Manfreda, multiple laureate in

international singing competitions, was 15 years old when she

joined the Oratorio chorus at her home city in the austrian alps

of East Tyrol.

She became a student of of Solo Singing and Acting at the

Conservatoire and student of painting and performance art at

the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna.

 

Yvonne moved to Tbilisi (Georgia) where she was admitted to the

V.Sarajishvili State Conservatoire as a student of solo singing.

She joined the Opera Studio Tbilisi and sang in various

productions such as “Die Zauberflöte“(Mozart), „Bastien und

Bastienne“ (Mozart), „Rigoletto“ (Verdi), „Traviata“(Verdi), „Die

Kluge“(Orff), „Il Matrimonio Segreto“ (Cimarosa), ...

 

After completing her studies with the Master in Solo Singing and

the Master of Arts, Yvonne debuted in important roles like Carmen

(Bizet - Carmen), Santuzza (Mascagni - Cavalleria Rusticana), or

Maddalena (Verdi - Rigoletto) in Austria, Italy and Germany, at

festivals like the Maria Callas Festival in Sirmione, Italy, the

traditional opera festival Gars am Kamp, Austria and at the

Teatro Goldoni in Livorno, Italy.

 

She sang in concerts with important orchesters like the

Norddeutsche Philharmonie as a soloist in the Verdi Requiem

at the Volkstheater Rostock, the Nikolai Church Rostock, with

the orchester JMJ in Spain as a soloist in the Sinfonia de la Vida

(Bodrov/Criado) and in Lauda Sion (Mendelssohn-Bartholdy) at

the Auditorio Nacional Madrid, the Kursaal San Sebastian, Spain

and the Congress Center Budapest, she participated at the Canto

Festival Amandola, sang at the Festival Grafenegg, in the

Schwechater Forum Vienna, the Teatro Guardassoni Bologna,

Teatro Comunale di Ferrara, the Palazzo Zacco Padova, at the

Centro Cultural N. Farnesio Aranjuez and the Z. Paliashvili

Museum Georgia.

Yvonne debuted recently with the Tbilisi Symphony Orchestra

at the Jansugh Kakhidze Music Center in Georgia.

2017 the CD of the Sinfonia de la Vida was released.

 

The Circolo della Lirica in Padova, Italy, named  her „Best young

Artist of the Auditions“, she won the first prize at the international

singing competition „P. Boni“ and the prize of "Best Singer" at

the international Competition „Citta di Bologna“, was awarded the prize

„Fedora Barbieri“ at the competition „Trofeo la Fenice“ and became

finalist in the international singing competitions „Riccardo Zandonai“

at Riva del Garda and "O.M.E.G.A."  in Florence, Italy.

 

Her musical education includes a wide variety, apart her classical

singing studies she was also engaged in electronic experimental

music, working as a live performer and DJ, releasing a Compact Disc.

 

She worked as as an illustrator for magazines and CD-covers, a lighting

technician, stage designer, model, played in films and theaters, produced

a short film and had exhibitions in Fine Art.

 

 

 

AWARDS

 

1.PRIZE - PREMIO ASSOLUTO

30th International Singing Competition "PREMIO BONI"(Mantova - IT)

 

PRIZE BARBIERI

5th International Singing Competition  "TROFEO LA FENICE" (Toscana - IT)

 

PRIZE BEST ARTIST CAT.B

7th International Singing Competition  "CITTA DI BOLOGNA" (Bologna - IT)

 

FINALIST

International Singing Competition  "RICCARDO ZANDONAI" (Riva del Garda - IT)International Singing Competition  "O.M.E.G.A" (Firenze - IT)

 

 

PERFORMANCES

Auditorio Nacional de Madrid, Spain 2018, Lauda Sion - Alto

Kakhidze Music Hall Tbilisi, Georgien 2017, Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen

Auditorio Nacional Madrid, Spain 2017, Sinfonia de la Vida - Soloist

Congress Center Budapest, Hungary 2017, Sinfonia de la Vida - Soloist

Festival Maria Callas Sirmione, Italy 2016, Cavalleria Rusticana - Santuzza

Kursaal San Sebastian, Spain 2016, World Premiere Sinfonia de la Vida

Lienz in Osttirol, Austria 2016, Liederabend with Florian Krumpöck - Klavier

Palazzo Zacco Padova Italy 2016, Concerto Lirico

Teatro Goldoni Livorno 2015 Italy, Cavalleria Rusticana - Santuzza

Conservatoire V. Sarajishvili Tbilisi, Georgia 2015, Charity Gala Europa Donna

Zakaria Paliashvili Museum Tbilisi, Georgia 2015, Concert

Centro Cultural N. Farnesio de Aranjuez, Spain 2014, Gran Gala de Navidad

Teatro la Fenice Amandola, Italy 2013, Canto Festival

Teatro Comunale Ferrara, Italy 2013, Concert

Teatro Guardassoni Bologna, Italy 2013, Concert

Volkstheater Rostock, Germany 2012, Verdi Requiem

Lienz in Osttirol, Austria 2012, Liederabend with Ketevan Sepashvili - Klavier

Open Air Opernfestival Gars am Kamp, Austria 2012, Rigoletto - Maddalena

Open Air Opernfestival Gars am Kamp, Austria 2011, Carmen - Carmen

Festival Grafenegg, Austria 2011, Concert

Batumi, Georgia 2010, Christmas Gala

Schwechater Forum Wien, Austria 2010, Hänsel und Gretel - Hänsel

Kinderoper Piccolino Wien, Austria 2009-2010, Hänsel und Gretel - Hänsel

Kindertheater MOKI Wien, Austria 2008-2009, Hänsel, Hexe, Pinocchio, Schildkrötenoma..

Grand Hall Tbilisi Opera Studio, Georgia 2006-2008, Diverse (La Traviata, Die Zauberflöte, Die Kluge, Il Matrimonio Segreto, Keto da Kote, Le Nozze di Figaro..)

 

MASTERCLASSES

ALESSANDRA ALTHOFF-PUGLIESE

FIORENZA CEDOLINS

SYLVIA GREENBERG

JANICE HARPER

ALESSANDRO PAGLIAZZI

MARIS SKUJA

 

 

 

February 2019

DON CARLO

EBOLI

National Opera Tbilisi (GE)

25.11.2018

WESENDONCKLIEDER

Bekenntniskirche Treptow,

Berlin (D)

20.06.2018

LAUDA SION

ALTO

Auditorio Nacional de Madrid

(ES)

05.11.2017

LIEDER EINES

FAHRENDEN GESELLEN

Kakhidze Music Hall, Tbilisi

(GE)

17.06.2017

SINFONIA DE LA VIDA

Auditorio Nacional, Madrid

(ES)

27.05.2017

SINFONIA DE LA VIDA

Congress Center, Budapest

(HU)

01.09.2016

CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA

SANTUZZA

Festival Maria Callas

Palazzo Congressi, Sirmione (IT)

10.07.2016

SINFONIA DE LA VIDA

Kursaal Donostia - San Sebastian

(ES)

20.02.2016

LIEDERABEND

Florian Krumpöck, piano

Spitalskirche, Lienz in Osttirol (AUT)

09.01.2016

CONCERTO LIRICO

Palazzo Zacco

Circolo della Lirica Padova (IT)

13.12.2015

CAVALLERIA RUSTICANA

SANTUZZA

Teatro Goldoni Livorno (IT)

 

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