Simge Büyükedes, Soprano. APA Artists' Management Alexandra Mercer - www.apaartistsmanagement.com/simgebuyukedes/




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Claudia Marchi
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Emanuele D'Aguanno
César Gutiérrez
Michael Heim
Francesco Marsiglia
Peter Svensson
Vadim Zaplechny


Marcin Bronikowski
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Anooshah Golesorkhi
Nikos Kotenidis
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Gary Jankowski
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Jonathan Santagada


Dieter Kaegi


Simge Büyükedes

Soprano


Video (YouTube):
Tosca
Rusalka
Ballo in Maschera/Morro ma prima in grazia
Tosca/ Mario, mario .. Duetto
La Boheme/Mi chiamano Mimi
Adriana Lecouvreur/ Io son l'umile ancella


Born in Istanbul, she graduated from the Turkish Music Conservatory Istanbul and was accepted at the Accademia Teatro alla Scala where she studied with many distinguished artists, including Leyla Gencer, Mirella Freni, Luciana Serra, Renato Bruson and Luigi Alva.  A prize-winner in many international competitions, her awards include 4th prize in The Siemens National Opera Contest in Istanbul, finalist in the 4th Leyla Gencer International Opera Contest and 2nd prize in The Lieder and Songs Contest in Istanbul promoted by the Sedat & Gürel Art Foundation. At The International Hans Gabor Belvedere Competition she was awarded third prize and Media Prize and also an audition prize for The Wiener Staatsoper. In the same year she won the Aida Prize in The Aida Competition in Verona, followed by the Zarzuela Prize in The Francisco Viñas Competition. In Turkey she was awarded a special prize from the Lions’ Club, The Andante Magazine nominated her for a Donizetti Classical Music Award and most recently she attained the Suna Korad Special Priza for best female opera singer of the year from the Semiha Berksoy Foundation in Turkey.

Roles include:

AIDA: Title role

AIDA: Sacerdotessa

LA BOHEME: Mimi




CARMEN: Frasquita

LE CONVENIENZE ED INCONVENIENZE TEATRALI (Viva la Mamma): La Prima Donna

ERNANI: Giovanna

LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR: Alisa

DIE LUSTIGEN WEIBER VON WINDSOR: Frau Futh

MACBETH: Dama


NABUCCO: Anna





LE NOZZE DI FIGARO: Marcellina

SIMON BOCCANEGRA: Ancella di Amelia

TOSCA: Title role


IL TROVATORE: Leonora

Teatro Filarmonico di Verona

Teatro dell'Opera di Roma

Malmö Opera;
Terme di Caracalla (Teatro dell’ Opera di Roma);
Zorlu Center Istanbul;
Antalya State Opera

Arena di Verona

Teatro alla Scala


Salzburger Festspiele

Teatro dell’Opera di Roma

Istanbul State Opera

Chicago Symphony Orchestra at the Chicago Symphony Center

Teatro dell’Opera di Roma;
Ravenna Festival;
Salzburger Festspiele;
NHK Hall Tokyo;
Bunka Kaikan Tokyo

Teatro alla Scala

Bunka Kaikan Tokyo

Trapani Summer Festival;
Ascoli Piceno Summer Festival

Ravenna; Jesi; Fermo; Ferrara; Pisa; Cosenza


Concert appearances include:

BEETHOVEN SYMPHONY NO 9 – Ravello Auditorium Inaugurazione; Istanbul Music Festival
ROSSINI STABAT MATER – Sassari
PERGOLESI STABAT MATER – Brescia; Lausanne; Bursa Turkey
CARRERAS CONCERTS – Bodrum; Istanbul; Dalhalla
VOCI DELLE PREGHIERA – Ravenna
CONCERTI DI AMICIZIA – Ravenna; Otranto

Conductors and directors with whom she has collaborated include:

Giovanni Antonini; Cristian Badea; Giuliano Carella; Francesco Chirivi; Marco Guidarini; Ivo Lipanovic; Artem Makarov; Cem Mansur; Fabio Mastrangelo; Riccardo Muti; Daniele Rustioni; Stanislav Ushev.
Antonio Albanese; Richard Gerard Jones; Davide Livermore; Orpha Pelean; Lev Pugliese; Giovanni Scandella; Jean-Paul Scarpitta; Giorgio Strehler; Vincenzo Travalini; Franco Zeffirelli

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