Teodora Gheorghiu


The Romanian soprano Teodora Gheorghiu studied the flute first of all, before turning to singing, her true vocation, at the "Gheorghe Dima" Academy of Music in Cluj, Romania, while also following many international masterclasses. She has won prizes at several international singing competitions, including the Julian Gayarre Competition (Pamplona, 2002), the George Enescu Competition (Bucharest, 2003) and the Queen Elisabeth Competition (Brussels, 2004).

In 2003 Teodora Gheorghiu made her début with the Romanian National Opera in Bucharest as the Queen of the Night in Die Zauberflöte. She was subsequently invited to appear at the Théâtre de la Monnaie in Brussels, the Lucerne and Lausanne opera houses, the Opéra National de Lorraine (Nancy), the Grand Théâtre in Geneva, and the Théâtre des Champs-Elysées in Paris. She made a particularly strong impression as Rosina (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Musetta (La Bohème) and Zaide in the Mozart opera of the same name.

Teodora Gheorghiu made her début at the Vienna State Opera in 2004, and in 2007 she was engaged for a period of three years as a member of the company. During that time she sang the roles of Adele (Die Fledermaus), the Queen of the Night (Die Zauberflöte), Nannetta (Falstaff), Fiakermilli (Arabella), Adina (L’Elisir d’Amore), Elvira (L’Italiana in Algeri), Sophie (Werther) and Eudoxie (La Juive). In 2009 she sang the role of the Italian Singer in Capriccio at the Richard Strauss Festival in Garmisch-Partenkirchen.

Teodora Gheorghiu has worked with renowned conductors such as Seiji Ozawa, Franz Welser-Möst, Marco Armiliato, Bertrand de Billy, Peter Schneider, Adam Fischer, Stefano Montanari and Christophe Rousset.

She also gives recitals and her concert projects include major works by Bach, Händel, Haydn, Mozart and Brahms.