NEWS

 

BONN DEBUT (15 OCTOBER 2017)

Aile Asszonyi’s debut in Bonn as Prothoe in Othmar Schoecks Penthesilea was a very successful: “Prothoe is optimally casted with Aile Asszonyi. She has a beautiful timbre, a lush and luminous voice and acts full of verve” (Online Merker) “also fantastic: The friend of Penthesilea, Prothoe, is a tremendously intense and highly dramatic soprano […] a great cast” (Deutschlandfunk) “Aile Asszonyi convinces with a great achievement” (General-Anzeiger Bonn) “an emotional knockout […] first-rate” (Neue Musikzeitung) “The voice of the Estonian soprano Aile Asszonyi is a downright natural phenomenon” (Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger)

REGENSBURG DEBUT (15 JULY 2017)

Aile Asszonyis debut in Regensburg as Senta was a great success: “a masterpiece of controlled-sensual dramatic soprano singing” (Neue Musikzeitung) “Aile Asszonyi, whose voice tells everything about strong-mindedness, reverie and passion” (Süddeutsche Zeitung) “impressive [...] the highest critical acclaim” (Onetz) “vocally on a very high level [...] clever nuances” (Mittelbayerische Zeitung) “warm, expressive voice” (Passauer Neue Presse)


GRAZ DEBUT (25 MARCH 2017)

With the double-role of Ghita in 
Der Zwerg and Madre in Il Prigioniero Aile Asszonyi made her very successful debut at the opera house of Graz (Austria). Both audience and press were highly enthusiastic: “highly dramatic […] her dark soprano has a wide range of colours” (Das Opernglas) “her voice is luminous, warm, of a rare intensity and charged well-dosed emotions” (Forum Opera) “fully convincing” (Der Opernfreund) “strong-voiced singing” (Kurier) “brightly shining” (Kronen Zeitung) “The Estonian soprano impressed with vocal volume and a shimmering voice in all registers.” (Bachtrack) “a powerful house debut” (Kleine Zeitung) “strikingly expressive and with a strong voice” (Der Neue Merker) “With this voice she will achieve much.” (Merker Online) “heartfelt moments” (Tiroler Tageszeitung)


NEXT OPERA PREMIERE

Der fliegende Holländer (Wagner) - Senta
Nederlandse Reisopera (Dutch National Touring Opera)
première: 20 April 2018
Wilminktheater Enschede
conductor: Benjamin Levy
stage director: Paul Carr
(shows in Enschede, Breda, Den Haag,Utrecht, Rotterdam, Maastricht, Groningen, Amsterdam, Zwolle, Apeldoorn, Leeuwarden and Arnhem)


NEXT CONCERT

Sunday 08 July 2018
Grafenegg Festival
concert «New Mores and Tastes: The Reinvention of the Opera»
Grafenegg Academy Orchestra
Vienna State Opera Chorus
conductor: Leon Botstein
(Werner Hanakl, Aile Asszonyi, Christiane Libor, Eleanor Lyons, Theresa Kronthaler, Dorottya Láng, Iris Vermillion, Alexander Kaimbacher, Dietrich Henschel, Christopher Maltman)

NEXT OPERA PERFORMANCES


Der fliegende Holländer (Wagner) - Senta
Nederlandse Reisopera
(shows in Enschede, Breda, Den Haag,Utrecht, Rotterdam, Maastricht, Groningen, Amsterdam, Zwolle, Apeldoorn, Leeuwarden and Arnhem)

Aida (Verdi) - Aida
Estonian National Opera Tallinn


IN THE REPERTOIRE

Der fliegende Holländer (Wagner) - Senta
Estonian National Opera Tallinn
“Asszonyi’s passionate performance and the especially shining quality of her voice brought a mystic atmosphere to the Ballade”
(Tiiu Levald, TeaterMuusikaKino, December 2016)

Aida (Verdi) - Aida
Estonian National Opera Tallinn
“superb”
(Göran Forsling, Seen and Heard International, 26 October 2017)
“powerful and purity of expression”
(Ruth Alaküla, Eesti Päevaleht, 2 february 2016)
“her passion and nuances in the phrasing were extremely captivating!”
(Tiiu Levald, TeaterMuusikaKino, March 2016) 


Tannhäuser 
(Wagner) - Venus / Elisabeth (double-role)
Estonian National Opera Tallinn

“eine ganz hervorragende Sopranistin”
(Ioan Holender, kulTOUR/ServusTV Austria, 17 october 2015)


La Bohème (Puccini) - Mimì
Estonian National Opera Tallinn
a supple and powerful lyric soprano [...] like satin fluttering from a window”
(Opera Now, November 2011)

Faust (Gounod) - Marguerite
Estonian National Opera Tallinn
“Unbelievable, with what kind of passion and dynamic finesses!”
(Sirp, 2 November 2012)

Queen of Spades (Tchaikovsky) - Liza
Estonian National Opera Tallinn