Viktoria Vizin

Madame Flora (Baba)
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: Hippolyte et Aricie), Dejanira (Handel: Hercules), Nerone (Monteverdi: L’incoronazione di Poppea), the Wagner Ring Cycle at the Lucerne 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 sang her 100th Carmen, the role that took her to the world’s best 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 Iván Fischer, or with the Bayerischer Rundfunk Symphony conducted by Péter Eötvös. She made her appearance at the Grand Théâtre du Luxembourg as Preziosilla and had her Danish debut at Den Jyske Opera, Aarhus as Dulcinée. She debuted as Donna Elvira in Mozart’s Don Giovanni in an innovative production at Bartók Plus Festival.

Ms. Vizin has a passion for contemporary performing arts. She debuted as Nina in Senza sangue, written and conducted by Peter Eötvö, 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 winning playwright Simon Stephens at Almeida Theatre, in London’s East End, and featured in an audiovisual performance titled “1956” both in Budapest and New York.

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

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