Viktoria Vizin

La Madre
Viktoria Vizin, La Madre

Passion is guaranteed when it comes to Viktoria Vizin, the internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano whose name is often seen in the world’s most prestigious houses such as the Metropolitan Opera, Chicago Lyric or Royal Opera House Covent Garden.

Ms. Vizin has embarked on an exciting dramatic mezzo-soprano repertory in her past seasons. This includes Carmen (Bizet: Carmen), Charlotte (Massenet: Werther), The Composer (R. Strauss: Ariadne auf Naxos), Phèdre (Rameau: Hypolite et Aricie), Dejanira (Handel: Hercules), Nerone (Monteverdi: L’Incoronazione di Poppea), the Wagner Ring Cycle at the Luzerne Festival conducted by Jonathan Nott. Ms. Vizin sang the highly acclaimed Waltraute in Götterdämmerung (Palermo) directed by Graham Vick. In addition to her new repertory, she completed her 100th Carmen performance; the role that took her to all the world known stages, such as the Metropolitan Opera in New York. She performed Judit in Bluebeard’s Castle in major productions such as with the Oregon Symphony, and with the Budapest Festival Orchestra conducted by Ivan Fischer, or with the Bayerischer Rundfunk Symphony conducted by Peter Eötvös. She made her appearance at the Grand Theatre du Luxembourg as Preziosilla and had her Danish debut at Den Jyske Opera, Aarhus as Dulcinee. She debuted as Donna Elvira in Mozart’s Don Giovanni in an innovative production at BartokPlusz Festival.

Ms. Vizin has a passion for contemporary performing arts. She debuted as Nina in Senza Sangue written and conducted by Peter Eötvös in which she had an outstanding success. Her success led her to receive opportunities to tour as a double bill performer of both Bartòk’s Bluebeard’s Castle and Eötvös’ Senza sangue between 2018 and 2022, and her exemplary work has been broadcast by the Bayerischer Rundfunk, and the Hungarian National TV Channel.

Her discography contains the CD and DVD of Eötvös Senza Sangue and a DVD of Bizet’s Carmen made by the BBC. In addition to her operatic performances Ms. Vizin starred in the theatrical play Carmen Disruption by the Tony Award winner playwright Simon Stephens at Almeida Theatre, in Londons East End, and featured in an audiovisual performance “1956” both in Budapest and New York.

Ms. Vizin received critical acclaim for a successful world premier of her contemporary opera piece – The Witch, she is the recipient of the Hungarian Fidelio National Award being the “Best Performing Artist” in all Musical Theatre category with her original one-act opera“…and Echo” composed by Peter Zombola, where she partook in the making of the libretto, and she debuted her most recent contemporary work along with composer Peter Zombola ‘Aldegunda’ at Jarvis Opera Hall in Chicago this April.

Ms. Vizin’s future engagement includes solo concerts at the Hungarian Organ Festival, an original piece “Cu Tine” (With You) in Romania, and a performance tour of “Aldegunda” in Europe.