Atala Schöck


Atala Schöck
Photographer: Kata Schiller
opera singer alto
Atala Schöck graduated from Péter Pázmány Catholic University's Faculty of the Humanities in 1998 with a degree in German, and then went on to earn her diploma in solo voice from the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music in 2000. For two years after completing her studies, she was a soloist at the National Theatre of Szeged, where she sang roles from Mozart, Gounod and Verdi. Since the 2003/04 season she has been making guest appearances at opera houses in other countries (Semperoper Dresden, Opera Frankfurt, Theatre de le Monnaie, Narodni Divadlo Praha, Theater an der Wien, Opéra Bastille Paris). Between 2004 and 2007 she portrayed both a Flower Maiden and a Page in Parsifal at the Bayreuth Festival. She made her debut at the St. Galler Festspiele in 2012, in the role of Marguerite in Berlioz's opera La damnation de Faust. She regularly sings in the oratorio works of J. S. Bach, Handel, Mozart, J. Haydn, Rossini and Vivaldi. She made her Opera House debut in April 2004, in the role of Meg Page in Falstaff.
Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera in the season 2016/2017. She received the Ferenc Liszt Award in 2017.

Principal roles:
Tchaikovsky: The Queen of Spades – Polina
Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro – Cherubino
Mozart: Così fan tutte – Dorabella
Mozart: La clemenza di Tito – Sextus
Offenbach: Les contes d'Hoffmann – The muse, Nicklausse
Bizet: Carmen – Carmen
Berlioz: La damnation de Faust – Marguerite
Kodály: Háry János – Örzse
Massenet: Werther – Charlotte
Kodály: The Spinning Room – The Lady of the House
Wagner: Das Rheingold, Die Walküre – Fricka

Recordings:
Levente Gyöngyösi: Cantici fratris sole (Hungaroton)
Ferenc Liszt: Jeanne D'Arc au bucher (Hungaroton), which received the Grand Prix International du Discque Franz Liszt in 2013.
Zoltán Kodály: Háry János (Örzse), Hungarian State Opera

Performances

2019. December 21.2019-12-21
Messiah (Der Messias)
2019. December 23.2019-12-23
Messiah (Der Messias)
2019. December 25.2019-12-25
Messiah (Der Messias)
2019. December 28.2019-12-28
Messiah (Der Messias)
2020. April 9.2020-04-09
Saint Matthew Passion
2020. April 11.2020-04-11
Saint Matthew Passion
2020. May 17.2020-05-17
Messiah (Der Messias)
2020. June 4.2020-06-04
The Spinning Room / Psalmus hungaricus / Dances of Galánta
2020. June 7.2020-06-07
The Spinning Room / Psalmus hungaricus / Dances of Galánta