Artists' biography

VYKOPALOVA Pavla

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In 1993 she graduated from the Prague conservatoire. After finishing her studies she was attending lessons given by Lenka Smidova (a soloist of the National Theatre) later on by Jiri Kotouce.

During her studies she was cooperating with the Opera Mozart. In 1998 she was engaged to the Opera in Plzen (Dido and Aeneas by Purcell).

There was couple of turning points in her career - first of all the opera Alcina by Handel (the part of Ruggiera) and secondly her cooperation with the ensemble Virtuosi di Praga (Cosi fan tutte, Don Giovanni by W.A.Mozart, parts of Zerlina and Dorabell). It is worth to mention her cooperation with the Symphonic Orchestra of the Czech radio, also with the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra and the tour of Japan in 2000 with the ensemble of the State Opera Prague with The Magic Flute by Mozart. She has been awarded prizes at many competitions.

Since 1999 she has been engaged to The National Theatre.