Aile Asszonyi


Aile Asszonyi finished her Master studies at the Estonian Music and Theatre Academy (Prof. Matti Pelo and Helin Kapten) in 2002. She continued her studies at the Netherlands Opera Studio (2002–2004). Asszonyi has also studied at the Carlo Bergonzi’s Accademia Verdiana. Since 2010 she is the soloist of the Estonian National Opera. Her roles include Wagner’s Senta (“Der fliegende Holländer”), Elisabeth and Venus (“Tannhäuser”), Armida (Haydn’s “Armida”), the title role in Verdi’s “Aida”, Marguerite (Gounod’s “Faust”), Mozart’s Despina and Fiordiligi ( “Così fan tutte”), Donna Anna and Donna Elvira (Mozart’s “Don Giovanni”), Leonora (Beethoven’s “Fidelio”), Adina (Donizetti’s “L’elisir d’amore”), Verdi’s Violetta (“La traviata”), Giovanna (“Giovanna d’Arco”) and Amelia (“Un ballo in maschera”), Puccini’s Mimì (“La bohème”), Manon (“Manon Lescaut”) and Angelica (“Suor Angelica”), Miss Jessel (Britten’s “Turn of the Screw”), Zora and Mina (Zhebeljan’s “Zora D”, world premiere), Woman (E.-S. Tüür’s “Wallenberg”), Rosalinde (“Die Fledermaus” by J. Strauss), etc.

In the season 2019–2020, Aile Asszonyi makes her debut as third Norn and Gutrune in Wagner’s “Götterdämmerung” at the State Theater Oldenburg (premiere on September 28, 2019), as Fata Morgana in Prokofiev’s “The Love for Three Oranges” at the Theater Koblenz (premiere on March 7, 2020) and as Leonore in Beethoven’s “Fidelio” at the State Theater Braunschweig (premiere on May 2, 2020). Furthermore, she will sing Abigaille in Verdi’s “Nabucco” at the Theater Koblenz. In the season 2020–2021, Asszonyi will make her debut at the Deutsche Oper Berlin an in Tel Aviv Opera in a new production of Wagner’s “Der Ring des Nibelungen”.

She has sung in the productions of Vienna Chamber Opera and Nargen Opera and is an interpreter of oratorios and chamber musicAile Assonyi has given concerts in many outstanding venues, including Amsterdam Concertgebouw and Newport Music Festival (U.S.A.). She has also sung the soprano parts in the world premiers of Estonian contemporary music. She was named the best Musician of the year 2007 by Estonian Music Council and received the annual Estonian Theatre Award 2009 and 2012 as well as the SEB Audience Award 2012.

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