Personality profile

Photo: Linda Ballová Author: Tamara Černá

Linda Ballová

1981 Bratislava

classical music
soprano

Bio

Bio

2000 - 2006
Bratislava Conservatory (Dagmar Livorová)
2003
debut at the Slovak National Theatre Opera
2006 - 2011
Academy of Performing Arts, Bratislava (Zlatica Livorová)
1996 - 1998
held stipends and attended courses: Ruthilde Boesch (Vienna), Zlatica Livorová (Jaroměřice nad Rokytnou, Piešťany)
2010
role of Mařenka (The Bartered Bride)
2011
role of Donna Anna (Don Giovanni) at the Slovak National Theatre Opera
-
currently guest at the Slovak National Theatre Opera

While still a student, Linda Ballová made guest appearances in opera houses at home and abroad. She has performed in the State Theatre in Košice, the Moravian-Silesian National Theatre in Ostrava, and the State Opera in Banská Bystrica, and has appeared in the Smetana Litomyšl Festival (as Milada in Smetana‘s Dalibor). She has performed In concert with the Slovak Philharmonic. In 2014 she will appear as a guest in a concert by José Cura in Slovakia.

Bibliography

  • Art Critique and Journalism
  • Bleha, Peter: Hoffmannove poviedky v SND – koprodukcia, ktorá sa nakoniec nekonala
    2019 In: www.dennikn.sk/blog/1502622/hoffmannove-poviedky-v-snd-koprodukcia-ktora-sa-nakoniec-nekonala/
    Denník N 2019
  • Ursínyová, Terézia: Hoffmannove poviedky v Opere SND. Stačili by aj v jednom obsadení…
    2019 In: www.operaslovakia.sk/hoffmannove-poviedky-v-opere-snd-stacili-by-aj-v-jednom-obsadeni/
    Opera Slovakia 2019
  • Hofmannová, Karla: Janáčkova opera a povedený Don Carlos
    2019 Hudební rozhledy year 72, 2019, no. 3, p. 23 - 24
  • Havlíková, Helena: Nádherně dekadentní Osud
    2019 Hudební rozhledy year 72, 2019, no. 1, p. 32
  • Bubnáš, Juraj: Symfonický orchester Slovenského rozhlasu na Festivale Radio_Head Awards
    2018 Hudobný život year 50, 2018, no. 4, p. 3
  • Urbančíková, Lýdia: Rok Jozefa Grešáka v Štátnej filharmónii Košice
    2017 Hudobný život year 49, 2017, no. 12, p. 13
  • Donna Anna ve Stavovském byla pro mne užasným zážitkem
    2014 (25. 6. 2014) In: operaplus.cz/donna-anna-ve-stavovskem-byla-pro-mne-uzasnym-zazitkem/
    Operaplus.cz 2014 (25. 6. 2014)
  • Blaho, Vladimír: Mohlo ísť o viac
    2014 Hudobný život year 46, 2014, no. 4, p. 23
  • Říha, Vladimír: Slovenka Linda Ballová objevem Komediantů
    2013 Hudební rozhledy year 66, 2013, no. 3, p. 39
  • Černý, Mirek: Cáchy : Vydařená Rusalka
    2013 Harmonie year 21, 2013, no. 12, p. 43
  • Andrejčáková, Eva: Ako sa stať opernou divou?
    2012 SME / Kultúra 22. 3. 2012
  • Unger, Pavel: Prvá Jenufa Lindy Ballovej
    2012 Hudobný život year 44, 2012, no. 11, p. 27
  • Kubandová, Janka: Miniprofil HŽ
    2011 Hudobný život year 43, 2011, no. 5, p. 6
  • Červenka, Jozef: Vec Konwitschny
    2015 Hudobný život year 47, 2015, no. 12, p. 26
  • Mojžišová, Michaela: Objaviteľský okamih
    2015 Hudobný život year 47, 2015, no. 1 - 2, p. 36
    (účinkovanie v koncertnom predvedení opery Beňovský alebo Vyhnanci z Kamčatky (F. A. Boieldieu))

Awards

  • International Singing Competition "Ferruccio Tagliavini", Deutschlandsberg (AT)
    2011 - finalist
  • Mikuláš Schneider-Trnavský International Vocal Competition, Trnava (SK)
    2006 - 2nd prize
  • Imrich Godin International Vocal Competition Iuventus Canti, Vráble (SK)
    2006 - 1st prize
  • Competition of Students Slovak Republic Conservatories
    2005 - 1st prize
  • Antonín Dvořák International Vocal Competition, Karlové Vary (CZ)
    2004
  • Competition of Students Slovak Republic Conservatories
    2003 - 2nd prize
  • Rhodos International Music Festival and Competition (GR)
    1998 - 3rd prize

Premieres

  • First performances in Slovakia
  • Marek Piaček: 66 Seasons
    Opera-document (co-authors P. Kerekes and M. Ondriska)
    26 Nov
    2012
    First performances in Slovakia
    Historical building of the State Theatre, Košice, SK
    PERFORMERS: Linda Ballová (s), Lenka Barilíková (act ), Martin Gyimesi (t), Pavol Remenár (br), Lukáš Kozubík (zbm.), Choir and orchestra of the State Theatre Košice, Ondrej Olos (dir.)


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