Anita Jirovská

Anita Jirovská:


Anita Jirovská made her first singing steps as a member of Khün children’s choir under the direction of Jiří Chvála, then she continued singing with Jiřina Marková-Krystlíková´s Children’s Opera Prague. Thanks to COP she got the opportunity to work under the direction of choirmaster Milan Malý, as well as she got acquainted with her first professor of singing Libuše Márová. She led her to a bachelor’s degree at the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague. In 2009, Anita Jirovská joined the master’s degree programme to Helena Kaupová, under whose constant supervision not only graduated studies at HAMU (Music and Dance Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Prague), but also the Erasmus programme at the partner university HEMU (Haute École de Musique) in Lausanne, Switzerland. The annual internship was followed by the two-year study “concert interpretation” at the same school, during which she was greatly influenced by her Professor of singing Hiroko Kawamichi and also by the work of Anthony Di Giantomasso and Armand Deladoey. In 2013, Anita Jirovská completed her Master’s degree at HAMU in Prague in the class of Helena Kaupová and at the same time, her Master’s degree at HEMU in Lausanne with Hiroko Kawamichi.

During the study she got the opportunity to sing the role of Cherubino in The Marriage of Figaro performance, the second wood sprite in Dvořák´s Rusalka or Madame Cassin in Guy-François Leuenberger´s contemporary opera Procès de Don Juan.
In July 2013, she debuted as Dorabella in Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte, presented by Opera studio of Geneva at the summer opera festival Europa Musa in French Samoëns. She got the opportunity to sing Dorabella in Geneva Chêne-Bougeries theater in October of the same year. Her Czech-Slovak debut was the role of Santuzza in Mascagni’s opera Cavalleria rusticana at the State Theatre in Košice (2014).
In concert works she displayed herself several times in the alto solo in Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle conducted by Renaud Bouvier, in Haendel´s My Song Shall Be alway, Let
God Arise
and Mozart’s Missa in C with conductor O. Hartmann. At Czech stages she has, inter alia, an annual opportunity to sing with Prof. Josef Zicha.

Last update: 13. 7. 2017