Base de données musicale
Date de naissance 19.8.1961 à Jure, Distrikt Marijampole, Lituanie
Violeta Urmana, born Violeta Urmanaviit is a famous Lithuanian operatic soprano who began her career as a mezzo-soprano but has transitioned successfully into soprano roles.
Born in Kazl Rda municipality, Marijampol County, Lithuania, she enjoys an international career singing in opera houses around the world. Her roles and performances include: Sieglinde in Die Walküre at the Bayreuth Festival, Iphigénie en Aulide at La Scala, Maddalena in Andrea Chénier at the Vienna State Opera, Lady Macbeth in Macbeth, Isolde in Tristan und Isolde, Leonora in Verdi's La forza del destino, Santuzza in Mascagni's Cavalleria Rusticana and the title roles of La Gioconda, Tosca, Ariadne auf Naxos, La Wally, and Aida.
Urmana also performs in concerts and recitals with a varied repertoire from Bach to Berlioz to Alban Berg. She's married with the italian opera singer Alfredo Nigro.
- 'My voice decides what's good for me'. The Guardian.