Born in Bratislava (Slovakia), soprano Simona Šaturová began her musical education with violin lessons at the age of five. After graduating from high school, she studied singing at the Bratislava Conservatory and attended various master classes, including ones led by the Romanian soprano Ileana Cotrubas and the vocal expert Margreet Honig, with whom she continues to coach. Today Simona Šaturová is internationally sought after on the opera stage as well as on the concert platform, and works with many renowned conductors and orchestras.

She has performed in New York, Dallas, Oslo, Toronto, Istanbul, at the Salzburg Festival, the Tanglewood Festival, the Oregon Bach Festival in Eugene, in Japan, Israel and Venezuela, at the Festival Internazionale di Musica e Arte Sacra Roma, the Lucerne Festival, the Rheingau Music Festival and the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival. Musical partners include Christoph Eschenbach, Herbert Blomstedt, Adam Fischer, Iván Fischer, Sylvain Cambreling, Manfred Honeck, Tomáš Netopil, Kent Nagano, Christopher Hogwood, Antonello Manacorda and Jakub Hrusa.

Since jumping in on short notice as Ilia (Idomeneo) at the Théatre de la Monnaie in Brussels in 2010, she has regularly returned to the house as Violetta Valéry (La traviata), Sandrina (La finta giardiniera), Servilia (Titus), Gilda (Rigoletto), Ismene (Mitridate), Lucio Cinna (Lucia Silla), and most recently as Donna Anna (Don Giovanni) and as Contessa (Le nozze di Figaro) last season.

Simona Šaturová’s great success as Konstanze (Die Entführung aus dem Serail) with the Aalto-Theater in Essen and the Semperoper Dresden led to a close association with both houses. In addition to numerous performances at the National Theatre in Prague, the soprano has also appeared on the stages of the Teatro Colón Buenos Aires, the Frankfurt Opera, the Theater an der Wien, the Théâtre du Châtelet Paris, the Opéra de Monte Carlo and the Megaron in Athens. Her repertoire includes the roles of Lucia (Lucia di Lammermoor), Adina (L'elisir d'amore), Donna Anna (Don Giovanni), Elettra (Idomeneo), Giulietta (I Capuleti e i Montecchi), Celia (Lucio Silla) and Rosalinde (Die Fledermaus).

In the 2020/2021 season Simona Saturova will be a guest at the Alto Musiktheater in Essen in Don Giovanni under Joel Revelle. In concert she tours with Collegium 1704 in Prague, Dresden, Paris and Warsaw; in Vienna she sings Der glorreiche Augenblick under Andres Orozoco-Estrada and Dvorak's Requiem as well as Mendelssohn's Lobgesang, and in Bamberg Beethoven's 9th under Kah Chung Wong.

Simona Šaturová’s many CD recordings are available on the Supraphon, hänssler classic and Classico labels as well as Carus Verlag and Sony/BMG. Her first solo recording with the NDR Radiophilharmonie conducted by Alessandro De Marchi was released on ORFEO in 2009 under the title ‘Haydn Arias’, for which she received the Editor's Choice Award from Gramophone Magazine. Further releases include her solo CD ‘Decade’ with virtuoso arias by W. A. Mozart and J. Mysliveček, the recording of Martinůs opera Ariane, and her latest CD release from 2018, Antonín Dvorák's Moravian Duets for Supraphon. At the Schleswig-Holstein Music Festival the artist was awarded the scholarship prize of the Walter and Charlotte Hamel Foundation.

Further information can be found on the website of the artist www.saturova.com

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