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With warm regards, Csilla Boross

Biography

Csilla  Boross first  graduated as  a  piano  teacher only  after  she  recieved her Master of  Art   degree as  a  soloist  singer  from  the  Liszt Ferenc  Academy of Music.   Her  tutors   were   Judit   Németh,  Boldizsár Keönch, Ilona  Tokody  and Gabriella  Imre.

From  September 2003  onwards she  has  been a permanent guest artist  of the Hungarian State Opera. For  several years, starting in August  2008  she  was  a member of the  Brno  Janácek Opera, the  Janáckovo Divadlo,  where  she  sang, among others, Tatiana  from Tchaikovsky’s Onegin,  Venus  from Tannhäuser (the latter  in Japan -including  Bunka  Kaikan in Tokyo - as  well), the lead  roles  of La Traviata,  Tosca, Macbeth, Madame Butterfly, Nabucco and  Aida.

In 2009  she  was  the guest artist  of the Prague National  Theatre performing the roles  of Elettra (Idomeneo), Fiordiligi, Donna Anna, Cio-Cio San,Tosca, Aida and Abigaille for the benefit  of the music  loving audience of Prague.

On March  20th. 2010  she  was  awarded the  highest cultural  award  in the  field of opera, the  so-called Thalie  2009  Award  for her  outstanding  performance  of Madama Butterfly. In the same year she  also received the professional award  of the Brno Theatre, the Diva 2009 Prize.

Her international career took  off in Trieste  in 2010  with La Traviata’s  Violetta. In the  same year  she  debuted as  Abigaille of Nabucco at  the Palm  Beach Opera House.  In 2011  on the 150th anniversary of the birth of Italian national  unity she sang the  role of Abigaille of Verdi’s Nabucco. The performance was  conducted by Riccardo Muti, her partner was  Leo Nucci and  the event  was  broadcast live by the Italian Radio and  Television and  the ARTE TV.

In the  same year  she   was  hugely  successful as  Manon   in  Puccini’s Manon Lescaut on the stage of the Berlioz Opera House in Montpellier;  the production was  directed by  Jean-Paul Scarpitta. She  also  sang the  role  of Tosca at  the Rome   Caracalla  with  Carlo   Guelfi  as   Scarpia. The  latter   performance was directed by Arnaud Bernard, the conductor was  Ascher  Fisch.

In 2012  the audience of the Opera de Lyon could see  her as Sister  Angelica and Giorgetta in Il Tabarro as  part  of the Puccini  Tryptichon performances directed by David Pountney and  broadcast live by MEZZO TV as well as shown on ARTE TV at a later date.

Her debuts at the Washington National  Opera (conductor Philippe Auguine) and at  the  Philadelphia Opera  House  as   Abigaille  of  the  monumental Nabucco performances of Thaddeus Strassberger were  also  extremely well-received. In the  summer of  the  very  same year  she   sang Aida  at  the  Savonlinna Opera Festival,  her  partner was  Johan Botha;  in Ravenna she  was  Sancta Susanna in Hindemith’s opera  conducted  by  Riccardo Muti.  In October she  debuted as Tosca  at   the  Macao International Music Festival,   her  partner was   Roberto Aronica, the performance was  conducted by Lü Jia.

2013  brought her four new Verdi lead  roles:  in Rome,  once again  conducted by Riccardo Muti and  directed by Werner  Herzog,  she  was  Lucrezia  Contarini  in I due  Foscari, then at the Melbourne Opera as Amelia of the Un Ballo in Maschera (conductor: Andrea  Molino) directed by La Fura dels  Baus  – for which she  won the prestigious Green  Room  Award in 2014. In Shanghai she  also sang the role of   Odabella of Attila (conductor Daniel Oren),  and  finally she  appeared on the stage as  Amelia from Simon  Boccanegra at  the  Hungarian State Opera. In the summer she  returned to the Savonlinna Opera Festival  as Lady Macbeth.

The  Palm  Beach Opera audience could  see  her  in 2014  as  Lady Macbeth; in Geneva she  was  Abigaille in a production conducted by John Fiore and directed by Roland  Aeschlimann and  broadcast live by the Swiss  Radio.

These performances were followed by singing the role of Tosca at the Hungarian State Opera where  her partner was  José Cura.  In June she  sang the title role of Norma  in Palermo at the Teatro  Massimo Opera conducted by Will Humburg.

In the summer she  saved the first night of Giordano’s opera, Andrea Chénier  by learning   Maddaléna’s  role   in  a   matter  of  days   for  the   hugely   successful performance at  the  Peralada Opera Festival  where  the  conductor was  Marco Armiliato  and  her  partners were  Carlos   Alvarez  and  Marcelo   Alvarez.  In the second half of the  season she  was  once again  triumphant as  Lady Macbeth in Henning   Brockhaus’s ambitious direction at  the  Muscat Royal  Opera House under  the conductor, Donato  Renzetti.

Returning to  her  home   country, she  had  a  unique  achievement singing  both female   lead   roles   (Venus   and   Elisabeth)   of  Wagner’s  Tannhäuser  at   the Hungarian State Opera. In the second half of the season audiences in Budapest and  Rome  had  the  unique  experience of seeing her  as  Aida with Johan Botha and  Fabio Sartori as her respective partners.

Her 2015-16 season was  launched with Verdi’s Nabucco – as  Abigaille she  had a roaring  success at  the  first night  of Opera Pittsburg. Returning to Budapest, she   had  her  debut as  Elisabetta di Valois in Verdi’s Don  Carlos  at  the  Erkel Theatre in November, and  in   February as  Leonora in La Forza  del destino in Geneva(  broadcast worldwide   ).

At the  end  of the season she  made her house debute in Opera de Marseille  as Lady Macbeth after which she  returned for the fifth time to Rome,  this time with her beloved Abigaille of Nabucco.

In 2016  she  recieved the prestigious Hungarian Order of Merit Knight's  Cross for her outstanding performances abroad and  in Hungary.

 
 

 

 
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