Emőke Baráth


Emőke Baráth
Opera singer
Emőke Baráth commenced her vocal studies under the tutelage of József Hormai. At the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music (2007-2012) her teacher was Júlia Pászthy, and she also graduated from Florence's Conservatorio di Musica Luigi Cherubini. She has won awards at several international singing competitions, including winning the Second Pietro Antonio Cesti Baroque Opera Competition in Innsbruck and taking the grand prize at the Verbier Festival. In addition to her work at the Hungarian State Opera, she appears at numerous festivals both in Hungary and abroad, as well as at various opera houses, most frequently in Baroque works and those of the Viennese Classical composers.

Education and training:
Ferenc Liszt Academy in Budapest in the class of Júlia Pászthy
Luigi Cherubini Conservatory in Florence (2011-2012)

Competitions:
44th Antonín Dvořák International Competition, Czech Republic: 3rd prize (2009)
Second International Singing Competition for Baroque Opera, Innsbruck, Austria: First Prize and the Audience award (2011)
Verbier Festival Academy, Switzerland: Grand Prix (2011)
Queen Elisabeth Music Competition in Bruxelles: finalist (2014)

Awards and distinctions:
Hungarian Gold Cross of Merit, civil division (2018)
Junior Prima Prize (2011)

Professional work:
Palace of Arts, Budapest
Hungarian State Opera, Budapest
Théâtre des Champs Elysées
Royal Opera of Versailles, France
Verbier Festival, Switzerland
Nikolaisaal, Potsdam
Braunschweig Staatstheater
Brandenburger Theater, Germany
Concert Hall of the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow, Russia
Concertgebouw Amsterdam
Innsbruck Early Music Festival
Theater an der Wien
Complesso barocco
Aix-en-Provence Festival
Opera de Montpellier
Les Musiciens du Louvre-Grenoble
Opera de Nancy
Salle Pleyel
Les Talens Lyriques
Il Pomo d'Oro
Le Concert d’Astrée
Opéra de Lille
Théâtre de Caen
Kennedy Center (Washington)
Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Washington Symphony Orchestra
Bergen Philharmonic
Le Concert des Nations
Liverpool Philharmonic
Accademia Bizantina
Orfeo orchestra
Recordings:
G. F. Händel: Giulio Cesare - Sesto, with Il Complesso Barocco and Alan Curtis, Naïve label (November 2012)
A. Vivaldi: Catone in Utica - Arbace, Naïve label (2013)
Conductors:
Alan Curtis
Leonardo Garcia Alarcón
Marc Minkowski
Nathalie Stutzmann
Sébastien d'Hérin
Emmanuelle Haïm
Jordi Savall
Ottavio Dantone
György Vashegyi

Principal roles:
W. A. Mozart: Don Giovanni - Zerlina
G. F. Händel: Amadigi di Gaula - Oriana
G. F. Händel: Arianna in Creta - Alceste
G. Verdi: Falstaff - Nannetta
F. Cavalli: Elena - Elena
J. S. Bach: Mass in B minor
C. Monteverdi: Orfeo - Euridice
W. A. Mozart: La Clemenza di Tito - Servilia
C. Monteverdi: Vespro
G. F. Händel: Rinaldo - Almirena
W. A. Mozart: Il re Pastore - Tamiri
Pergolesi: Stabat mater - soprano (with countertenor Philippe Jaroussky)
W. A. Mozart: Così fan tutte - Despina
Jean-Marie Leclair: Scylla et Glaucus - Scylla
W. A. Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro - Susanna
F. Cavalli: Xerse - Romilda
G. F. Händel: The Messiah
W. A. Mozart: Mass in C minor
G. F. Händel: La Resurrezione - Angelo
J. S. Bach: Saint Matthew Passion
G. F. Händel: Alcina - Morgana
W. A. Mozart: Idomeneo - Ilia
C. Monteverdi: L'incoronazione di Poppea - Poppea