Biography

 

Personal data:

Name: KUN, Ágnes Anna

Type of voice: Mezzosoprano

Address: H-1093 Budapest, Mátyás u. 9. II/14

Tel: +36-209-146-789

E-mail: kunagnesanna@gmail.hu

Web: www.kunagnesanna.com


Studies:

2009-           : Sherman Lowe – Venezia (It)

2003-2008: Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music – Professor: Júlia Pászthy

1998-2003: Károli Gáspár Református University – Faculty of Theology

1998-2003: Járdányi Pál Music School – Singing faculty, Professor: Katalin Schultz

 

Knowledge of languages:

en, German

 

Roles on stage:

Haydn: Lo Speziale (Der Apotheker) - Volpino

Mozart: Cosí fan tutte – Dorabella

Rossini: Il barbiere de Siviglia (The Barber of Seville) – Rosina

Rossini: Cenerentola – Angelina

Gounod: Romeo et Juliette (Romeo and Juliet) – Stephano

Bizet: Carmen – Carmen

Bizet: Carmen – Mercedes

Sullivan: The Mikado – Katisha

Prokofiev: The Fiery Angel – Mother Superior

Kodály: János Háry - Örzse

Bartók: A Kékszakállú herceg vára (Duke Bluebeard’s Castle) – Judith

Britten: The Rape of Lucretia – Female Chorus

Vidovszky: Narcissus and Echo – Echo

Melis: Atalia – Levitan girl

Melis: Bacchans – Choir leader/mezzo solo

 

Other learned roles:

Händel: Semele – Juno

Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro – Cherubino

 

Mozart: Die Zauberflöte – Papagena

 

Kodály: Háry János – Maria Luise

Kodály: Székely fonó – Spinnstube – Háziasszony

Bernstein: Candide – Old Lady

 

In preparation:

Massenet: Werher - Charlotte

 

Master courses:

Júlia Hamari, Éva Marton, Péter Eötvös, Cornelia Kallisch, Johannes von Duisburg, Helmuth Rilling, Antoine Palloc, Mitsuko Shirai, Nicholas Clapton, Adrienne Csengery, Katalin Schultz, Roel van Oosten, Gergely Vajda

 

Competitions:

2010 – Opera Competition and Festival with Mezzo TV - Semifinalist

2009 – Placido Domingo Operalia

2009 – Fischer Annie Scholarship

2008 – Opera Competition and Festival with Mezzo TV – Semifinalist

2006 – V. Simándy József Singing Competition – 1st place; Bartók Rádió Special

Award; Special Award of Music Academy, Szeged

                2001 – Székely Mihály Singing Competition – 2nd place

                1999 – Budapest Singing Competition – 3rd place

 

Festivals, Concerts:

                2013     International Bartók Seminar and Festival

2011     Spring Festival – Budapest

2009    International Bartók Seminar and Festival

2008    International Bartók Seminar and Festival

Kecskeméti Spring Festival

Mini Festival – Contemporary Music Festival

2007    Arezzo Festival - Accademia dell’Arte

2006    Miskolci International Opera Festival

 

 

Several concerts in Church music.

 

 

 

Educational activities:

2010-                   Lutheran Theological University (EHE) – Church music

2009-2011        University of Miskolc – Faculty of Music

 

 

 

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'When God hands you a gift, he also hands you a whip; and the whip is intended for self-flagellation solely.' (Truman Capote)