Budapest Festival Orchestra

Viktória Vizin

Passion is guaranteed when it comes to Viktória Vizin, the internationally acclaimed mezzo-soprano whose name is often seen in the world’s most prestigious houses such as the Metropolitan Opera, Hungarian State Opera House or Royal Opera House Covent Garden.

Viktória Vizin, a Kecskemet (Hungary) native, studied at the Franz Liszt Conservatory in Szeged. She won the International Singing Competition ‘Nicolae Bretan’ in Cluj-Napoca, Romania in 1996. In 2001 she completed her Master’s and Ph.D in Romania.

Ms. Vizin has embarked on an exciting dramatic mezzo-soprano repertory in her past three seasons. Ms. Vizin sang the highly acclaimed supporting roles Flosshilde (Das Rheingold, Gotterdammerung), 1st Norn (Gotterdammerung) and Schwertleite (Die Walkure). In addition to her new repertory, she completed her 100th Carmen performance (2012) at the Budapest State Opera House, performed Judit in Bluebeard’s Castle in the Miskolc International Opera Festival (2013).

Ms. Vizin received critical acclaim for a successful world premier of her contemporary opera piece – The Witch – where she not only debuted as a singer, but also as a co-writer of the operatic piece. (International Kodaly Festival, Hungary 2013).

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