Paula Iancic

Soprano

Paula Iancic studied singing at the Gheorghe Dima Music Academy in Cluj/Romania. She gained her first stage experience at various Romanian opera houses in roles such as Lauretta (GIANNI SCHICCHI), Adele (DIE FLEDERMAUS), Micaëla (CARMEN), Musetta and Mimi (LA BOHÈME).

She won various prizes and awards including the special prize at the Alexandru Fărcaş International Voice Competition in Arad (2015) and first prize at the Grand Prix of L’Assoluta Virginia Zeani in 2019.

As a member of the opera studio of the Bavarian State Opera, Paula Iancic played roles such as Barbarina (LE NOZZE DI FIGARO), Papagena (THE MAGIC FLUTE), Gretel (HANSEL AND GRETEL), Suor Dolcina (SUOR ANGELICA), Giannetta (L’ELISIR D’AMORE), Zaida (IL TURCO IN ITALIA), Maria (DER DIKTATOR), First Page and Flower Girl (PARSIFAL), Ginevra Scotti (DIE GEZEICHNETEN) in the seasons spanning 2016 to 2018.

Her recent debuts include Oscar (UN BALLO IN MASCHERA) at the Bavarian State Opera Munich, Susanna (THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO) and Micaela (CARMEN) at the Romanian National Opera in Iasi, Liu (TURANDOT) at the National Opera in Timisoara as well as Violetta (LA TRAVIATA) at the Teatr Wilki in Poznan. She has also sung Dvorak’s TE DEUM with the Cluj-Napoca State Philharmonic and Lauretta (GIANNI SCHICCHI) at the Romanian National Opera in Cluj-Napoca, Adele (DIE FLEDERMAUS) and Mimi (LA BOHÈME) at the National Opera in Timisoara. In 2019 she gave her house debut at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein as Philotis in a new premiere of John Ford’s „’TIS PITY SHE’S A WHORE“.

In the 2020/2021 season, her engagements at Deutsche Oper am Rhein as Susanna (LE NOZZE DI FIGARO), Pamina (DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE), Frasquita (CARMEN) and Julia in a new production of Blacher´s ROMEO UND JULIA had to be cancelled due to Corona.

Current season highlights include Susanne (LE NOZZE DI FIGARO) at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein, her debut as Leonora (IL TROVATORE) and her performances as Liu (TURANDOT) at the Opera Nationala Romana din Timisoara and Violetta (LA TRAVIATA) at the Opera Nationala Romana Cluj-Napoca.

She has appeared as a concert soloist with many orchestras including the State Radio Orchestra of Bucharest, the Arad State Philharmonic and the Philharmonic Orchestra of Cluj.

2021-08-25

Bizet CARMEN Micaëla
Donizetti L’ELISIR D’AMORE Gianetta
Humperdinck HANSEL UND GRETEL Gretel, Taumännchen
Krenek DER DIKTATOR Maria
Mozart DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE Pamina, Papagena
  LE NOZZE DI FIGARO Susanna, Barbarina
Pergolesi LA SERVA PADRONA Serpina
Puccini GIANNI SCHICCHI Lauretta
  LA BOHÈME Mimi, Musetta
  TURANDOT Liu
Rossini IL TURCO IN ITALIA Zaida
Schreier SCHADE, DASS SIE EINE HURE WAR Philotis
Verdi IL TROVATORE Leonora
  LA TRAVIATA Violetta Valéry
  UN BALLO IN MASCHERA Oscar
Wagner PARSIFAL Blumenmädchen, Knappe
Ludwig van Beethoven Symphony No. 9
Antonín Dvořák Te Deum op. 103
Baldassare Galuppi Magnificat in G major, B.II/61
Joseph Haydn Missa in Angustijs „Nelsonmesse”, Hob. XXII: 11
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Exsultate, jubilate (KV 165, KV6 158a)
  Requiem in d-Moll. KV 626
Gioachino Rossini Messa di Gloria
Franz Schubert Messe Nr. 2 in G-Dur, D.167
  Messe Nr. 5 in As-Dur D 678
  Messe Nr. 6 in Es-Dur D 950

Verdi: LA TRAVIATA: "E strano... Sempre libera"

Verdi: LA TRAVIATA, “e Strano!” – “ah, Fors’è Lui”

Puccini: TURANDOT, "Tu che di gel sei cinta"

Léhar: GIUDITTA, "Meine Lippen, sie küssen so heiss"