CZECH LANGUAGE COACH
for opera singers
Petra has worked with opera singers as a pianist since her studies in Ostrava and Luzern in early 2000s, followed by many collaborations while she lived in Prague. She has performed in recitals in the Czech Republic, UK and Norway, appeared in modern opera productions as a pianist, such as Philip Glass's Les Enfants terribles in National Theatre in Prague.
After she moved to the UK, Petra started working as a Czech language coach for individual singers, and later for British and Europian opera companies. She has worked with Welsh National Opera on productions of Janáček's Jenůfa and Makropulos Affair, with Garsington Opera - Dvořák's Rusalka, and last year participated in another Jenůfa production in Wiener Staatsoper.
In April-May 2023, Petra worked with Teatro alla Scala in Milan on a local premiere of Rusalka, followed by summer with Garsington Opera - Smetana's Bartered Bride.
Future projects include returning to Wiener Staatsoper in March 2024 for a production of Rusalka.
Petra offers individual Czech language coaching sessions online and in person. Please get in touch if you would like to arrange a session, or order a language/piano accompaniment recording of a role that you are currently studying.
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