Krassimira Stoyanova

Bulgarian soprano Krassimira Stoyanova makes her San Francisco Opera debut in a role she sings in 2014 at San Diego Opera. Career highlights include the title role of La Traviata, Liù (Turandot), Donna Anna (Don Giovanni), Mimì (La Bohème), Nedda (Pagliacci), Desdemona (Otello), and Micaëla (Carmen) at the Metropolitan Opera; Violetta  and Tatyana (Eugene Onegin) at the Royal Opera, Covent Garden; numerous roles at the Vienna State Opera, including Countess Almaviva (Le Nozze di Figaro), Micaëla, Alice Ford (Falstaff), Antonia (Les Contes d’Hoffmann), Liù, Nedda, Mimì, and Violetta; Micaëla and Mimì at Munich’s Bavarian State Opera; Desdemona at Barcelona’s Gran Teatre del Liceu and in Tokyo; the title role of Luisa Miller in Barcelona and Munich; Leonore (Il Trovatore) at Washington National Opera; Donna Anna in Bilbao; Nedda at Deutsche Oper Berlin; the title roles of Iphigénie en Aulide in Rome and Iphigénie en Tauride in Hamburg; Tatyana in Amsterdam; Marguerite (Faust) in Barcelona; and Amelia (Simon Boccanegra) with Lyric Opera of Chicago. In 2008, Stoyanova released her first recording, I Palpiti d’Amor (Orfeo), was awarded the prestigious Le Diamant d’Opera prize. Her second recording for the Orfeo label, released in 2011, also received numerous awards.