Curriculum

Since 2006 Eliska Weissova is a permanent member at the National Theatre Prague and the Prague State Opera. In both opera houses she is singing innumberable roles.The Highlight was her Ortrud at the National Theatre Prague in a production by Katharina Wagner.

She started out as a mezzo singing roles like Ulrica, Azucena, Fenena, Witch (Rusalka), and Fortune teller (The fiery angel) but successfully transitioned into a dramatic soprano debuting as Giorgetta (Il Tabarro) at the National Theater in Bratislava at 2018. A number of other roles followed, such as Libuše at the North Bohemian Theater in Ústí nad Labem, Fata Morgana (Love for Three Oranges) at the National Theatre Prague, where in 2020 she debuted as Turandot (Turandot). In October 2020, she will perform for the first time as Isolda (Tristan and Isolda) at the North Bohemian Theater in Ústí nad Labem and will debut at the National Theater Prague as Abigaille (Nabucco).

2020/2021

  • Turandot at the National Theatre Prague
  • Abigaille at the National Theatre Prague
  • Isolde at the Theatre Ústí nad Labem
  • Sieglinde with HSO Hamburg Symphony Orchestra
  • Foreign Princess with Filharmonie B. Martinů

2019/2020

  • Amneris at Luxor (Egypt)
  • Turandot at the National Theatre Prague
  • Ortrud at the National Theatre Prague
  • Kostelnička at the National Theatre Prague
  • Isolde at the Opera Ústí nad Labem
  • Amneris at the National Theatre Prague

2018/2019

  • Amneris at the Theatre Erfurt
  • Fatamorgana at the National Theatre Prague
  • Ortrud at the National Theatre Prague
  • Kostelnička at the National Theatre Prague
  • Libuše at the Opera in Ústí nad Labem
  • Giorgetta at the National Theatre Ostrava
  • Eboli at the Opera in National Theatre Brno
  • Azucena at the Opera České Budějovice

2017/2018

  • Ortrud at the National Theatre in Prague
  • Kostelnička at the National Theatre in Prague
  • Ulrica at the National Theatre in Prague
  • Kostelnička at the Opera České Budějovice
  • Azucena at the Opera in Košice
  • Azucena at the Opera České Budějovice

2016/2017

  • Azucena at the Domstufen - Festspiele Erfurt
  • Azucena at the Opera in České Budějovice
  • Giorgetta at the Opera in Bratislava
  • Ortrud at the National Theatre In Prague

2015/2016

  • Ortrud at the Slovak National Theatre
  • The Cunning Little Vixen at the Teatro Regio di Torino
  • Santuzza at the Opera in Pilsen
  • Azucena at the Opera in Kosice (Slovakia)

2014/2015

  • Ulrica at the Opera de Rennes
  • Witch and Foreign Princess (Rusalka) at the Opera in Maribor
  • Amneris at the Opera in Usti nad Labem
  • Amneris at the Opera in Pilsen
  • Fortune-Teller in Prokofievs Fiery Angel at the National Theatre Ostrava
  • Glagolitic Mass in Prague

2013/2014

  • Rossweisse in Die Walkuere at the Opere de Rennes

2012/2013

  • Mother Goose in Rake´s Progress at the National Theatre Ostrava
  • Cieca in Gioconda at the Opera in Pilsen

2011/2012

  • Kostelnička in Její Pastorkyňa at the Theatre de Limoges
  • Kostelnička in Její Pastorkyňa at the Opera de Rennes

2010/2011

  • Kostelnička in Její Pastorkyňa at the Opera de Rennes

2009/2010

  • Amneris at the Opera in National Theatre Brno
  • Fenena at the Opera in National Theatre Brno
  • Ulrica at the Opera in Sofia
  • Verdi-Requiem in Prague
  • Mahler´s Lied von der Erde in Karlovy Vary

2008/2009

  • Kostelnička in Její Pastorkyňa at the Opera in National Theatre Brno
  • Diary of one who has disappeared from Janacek at the Festival in Hukvaldy
  • Ljubasa in Rimsky-Korsakovs Tsars Bride at the Opera of Opava (Czech Republic)
  • Ulrica in Kosice (Slovakia)
  • Witch in Rusalka at the Opera in Pilsen

2007/2008

  • Song Recital with Jnacek songs on the Studio stage of the Opera Bastille in Paris
  • Zia Principessa in Suor Angelica at the Opera in Pilsen
  • Jenufa at the Theatro Massimo di Catania

2006/2007

  • Janaceks Glagolitic Mass in Rimini with the Prague Philharmonic
  • Azucena at the Opera in Kosice
  • Witch at the Opera in Kosice

2005/2006

  • Witch in Rusalka at the Opera in Pilsen
  • Maddalena in Rigoletto at the Opera in Usti nad Labem
  • Miracles of Mary (Martinu) at the Opera in Pilsen

2004/2005

  • Florenc Pike in Albert Herring at the Opera in Olomouc (Czech Republic)
  • Kate and the Devil (Dvorak) at the Opera in Usti nad Labem
  • Witch in Rusalka at the National Theatre in Prague (Debut in Prague)

Eliska Weissova was born in Moravska Trebová ( Czech Republic) and gained her Masters Degrese in Music at the Prague´s Academy of Performing Arts. Her teacher was the famous Czech baryton René Tucek. In the past she attended master-classes by Nadezda Kniplova and Peter Dvorsky.

She was awarted on several occasions:

  • 1st prize in the Antonin Dvorak International Voice Competition in Karlovy Vary (2004)
  • 3st prize in the Mikulas Schneider-Trnavsky Singing Competition in Slovakia (2006)
  • Semifinalist in the Queen Sonja Competition in Oslo (2005)
  • Semifinalist in the Competition dell´Opera in Dresden (2007)
  • Finalist in the Boris Christoff Competition in Sofia (2009)

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