Éva Várhelyi | Opera Singer
She graduated from Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music as a singer-voice teacher in 1996, and as an opera singer in 1998, having studied with Zsolt Bende, Dénes Gulyás and Balázs Kovalik. She became a soloist with the Hungarian Radio in 1997 and of the Hungarian State Opera House in 1998, where she debuted in the role of Giocondo in Ligeti's Le Grand Macabre. She has participated in master classes of Nicholas McGegan, Júlia Hamari, Helmuth Rilling, Vera Rózsa, Renata Scotto, László Polgár and Larissa Gergieva. She has sung in the UK (Composer), Finland (Octavian), Munich (Melissa), Kiev (Stepahno) and Japan (Orlofsky). In 2007, she was one of the winners of the International Monteverdi Singing Competition in Verona, and sang one of the main roles in Monteverdi's L'Orfeo in Verona and Mantua. Major roles in the Opera House: Carmen (CarmenCET), Cherubino, Dorabella, Tisbe (Cinderella), Orlofsky (Die Fledermaus).