Spanish soprano Sylvia Schwartz is fast becoming one of the most exciting lyric singers of her generation.
Sylvia has appeared at many of the world’s finest opera houses and festivals including La Scala Milan, Wiener Staatsoper, Bayerische Staatsoper, The Bolshoi Theatre, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Edinburgh, Baden Baden, Salzburg and Verbier festivals.
She is also much in demand in concert and is a celebrated recitalist and has worked with pianists such as Wolfram Rieger, Charles Spencer and Malcolm Martineau; and with conductors such as Claudio Abbado, Daniel Barenboim, Philippe Jordan, Rene Jacobs, Fabio Luisi, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Sir Colin Davis, Gustavo Dudamel Patrick Fournillier, Marc Minkowski, Ivor Bolton, Yves Abel, Jean Christophe Spinosi, Helmut Rilling, Marc Minkowski and Christopher Hogwood.
This season Sylvia’s engagements include among others, Le nozze di Figaro, Die Zauberflöte, L’elisir d’amore for the Wiener Staatsoper, Daniel Catan’s Il Postino (with Placido Domingo) for Teatro Real, Madrid, and concerts in Prague, Halle and Galacia and at the Salzburg Mozartwoche (with Ivor Bolton).
Sylvia first solo disc of Spanish Songs (with Malcolm Martineau) is now available on Hyperion Records.
Please contact Jonathan Turnbull for a current biography & photos.