Jarmila Vantuchová Balážová

Slovak mezzosoprano Jarmila Vantuchová Balážová graduated from the Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts in Brno Czech republic. After her studies Jarmila started to cooperate  actively  with  recognized baroque ensembles Solamente Naturali, Musica Aeterna and Collegium 1704. She also collaborates with Czech ensembles Brno Philharmonic orchestra, Moravian philharmonic Olomouc, Janáček philharmonic Ostrava, Ensemble Opera Diversa, L’armonia Terrena, Brno Contemporary orchestra and Czech virtuosi orchestra. In 2018 she made her debut in National Moravian-Silesian Theatre in the character of  La Ciesca from Puccini’s opera Gianni Schicchi. Along back she appeared on the stage of National theater Brno as Polina from the opera Queen of spades by P. I. Tchaikovsky and also as Mayor’s wife in performance of Janaček’s opera Jenufa, which was broadcast by Operavision streaming platform, in this role she performed also with famous diva Karita Mattila on Janaček festival 2020 in Brno. She also works as constant guest of State Opera in Banská Bystrica, where she sings the role of Emilia from Rossini’s Otello and role of Lola from opera Cavalleria rusticana by P.Mascagni. In the end of year 2020 she appeared on the stage as Kosinská from Janaček’s opera Fate, which was directed by renowned director Robert Carsen for Janaček festival 2020. As a member of Slovak national theatre opera studio, she presented herself in the title role of Dido from Purcell’s opera Dido and Aeneas. After that she added a new role to her repertoire and performed the role of Kate in Dvořák’s opera The devil and Kate as a guest of Slovak national theatre. In the end of season 2021/22 she played the role of Third lady in The Magic Flute by W.A.Mozart, in the National theatre Brno. Along back she took part in series of concerts in Rome under the baton of maestro Jakub Hrůša with Janáček´s Glagolitic mass. In  summer 2022, Jarmila made her role debut as Varvara from Janaček’s opera Katya Kabanova on a stage of the famous Salzburger festspiele, under the baton of Jakub Hrůša and directed by Barrie Kosky. Recently she appeared again  on the stage of National theatre Brno in the role of Aljeja from the opera From the house of the dead by L.Janáček, staged by J.Heřman. This season she can be seen also on the stage of Prague′s Estates theatre as Cherubino in the new production of Figaro′s marriage by W.A.Mozart. Jarmila′s recording of Habanera from Carmen, was used as remix in the last episode of second series Emily in Paris on the famous streaming platform Netflix.

 


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