Sevana Salmasi Perker

Sevana Salmasi Perker

Soprano

Sevana Salmasi Perker
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«Zitat „.....Ungekrönte Königin ist die Chansonniere Sylva Varescu, die Titelheldin. Sevana Salmasi gibt die Csárdásfürstin mit hinreißender und warmer Sopranstimme. Bei Bedarf kann sie auch feurig, kräftig und ausdrucksstark - huldigt dem ungarischen Temperament und bezirzt mit heißblütiger Folklore….”»
Zeitung Mosbach (2018)
«Zu denen gehört an diesem Abend vor allem auch Sevana Salmasi in der Titelrolle. Im Budapester Varieté Orpheum – von Bühnenbildner Norbert Art- Uro mit Goldfäden-Vorhang und Gemälden von unbekleideten Schönen an der Wand angemessen anrüchig in Szene gesetzt – gehört sie als feurige Chansonnette Sylva Varescu zu den Gesangsstars. Keine Fehlbesetzung auch im richtigen Leben, wie die kraftvolle, nuancenreiche Stimme der Sängerin beweist…..”»
OSTALB-Kultur (2018)
«Zitat: “...Auch Sylva Darstellerin Sevana SAlmasi erfuellte ihre Rolle der selbstbewussten, im Verborgenen jedoch unsicher und verletzlichen Variete-Diva, auf herausragende Weise.....“»
EUSKIRCHEN (2018)
2008Bizet: CarmenCarmen
2004Offenbach: Les Contes d'HoffmannGiulietta
2004Verdi: AidaVoice Of The High Priestess
2003Rossini: Il Barbiere di SivigliaBerta
2003Offenbach: Les Contes d'HoffmannGiulietta
2002Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroMarcellina
2002Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroCherubino

Bio




Studies:
Master’s in Arts – Voice -
Universitity for Music and performing Arts Vienna

Lied- und Oratorium Study - Universität für Musik und
darstellende Kunst

Doctorate in Musical Arts – in Voice
and vocal pedagogy - University of southern California/Los Angeles



Voice teachers:
Ana Tomowa-Sintow (2010)
Grace Bumbry (2018)
Siegfried Jerusalem (2004-2005)
Prof.Gerhard Kahry (1999-2014)




Stage experience - performed opera roles

Carmen/Carmen/Vivo Allegro Festival/Austria
Bertha/Il barbiere di Siviglia/Opernfestspiele Merano + Tournee Kroatia, Slovenia
Marcellina/Gartenfestival Graz/Graz
Giulietta/Hoffmann’s Erzaehlungen/Schoenbrunn Schlosstheater/Vienna
Cherubino/Le nozze di Figaro/Studiobuehne Wien/ Vienna
Miss Pinkerton/ The old maid and the thief/Vienna
Sextus/Julius Caesar/Studiobuehne Wien
2. Dame/Die Zauberfloete/Schlosstheater Schoenbrunn/Vienna
Hanna Glawari / the merry widow/ Stadttheater Merano

Sacerdotessa/ Aida /Opera Festival St. Margarethen





as Soprano:
Lauretta /Gianni Schicchi/ Schloss Neuwaldegg/Vienna
Rosalinde / Die Fledermaus / National Theater Weimar
Rosalinde / Die Fledermaus / Tschaikowsky Theatre/Moskow
Micaela / Carmen / Opera Festival St. Margarethen
Operetta Tournee/Germany, Luxembourg, Schwitzerland, Austria
Anna / Nabucco / Oper Festival St. Margarethen
Hanna Glawari / the merry widow / Großes Salzburger Festspielhaus
Evelyne/Maske in Blau/Deutsches Theater München
Anna  /Nabucco / Olympia Stadion / Paris
Madame Lidoine/Dialogues of Carmelites/Bing Opera Theatre / Los AngelesAngelica/Suor Angelica (Cover)/Aspen Music Festival – Wheeler Opera House/ Aspenal
Solo Recital/Alfred Newman Hall/Los Angeles
4. Symphony Mahler/South Coast Symphony Orchestra / Orange County



Prizes and Awards at international
Vocal Competitions:

Finalist at Domingo-Thornton
Young Artist Program in Los Angeles.
Finalist und Public Choice
Award at the international Nico Dostal Operetta Singing Competition in
Austria.
Award for the best
interpretation of polish art songs at the international Ada Sari vocal competition
in Poland.
Supporting prize at the international Ferrucio Tagliavini Vocal
Competition in Deutschlandsberg
Honoring Prize at the Classic-Mania Competition in Vienna.
2. Prize, Public Choice Award and Concert prize at
Heinrich Strecker Operetta Competition in Baden.
Winner of Yehudi Menuhin „Live Music Now“ Vocal Competition in Vienna.
Winner of  the Beverly Hills Mansion
Auditions 2013 in Los Angeles
Winner of the Opera Buffs Competition 2013 in Los Angeles
Winner of the Auditions for Aspen Music Festival

Sevana Salmasi Perker is an Armenian Soprano born in Iran and raised in Austria, Vienna. With 17 years old she was accepted, as one of the youngest singers ever, at the University for Music and performing Arts in Vienna in order to study vocal arts. She graduated as Master's of arts and started her career as opera singer on an international level. Later she decided to do a doctorate in musical arts in Los Angeles. Therefore she was chosen as most talented international student with full scholarship at the University of southern California USC, in order to study as doctoral student.


she also was awarded with a teaching assistant ship, which allowed her to teach voice classes at the USC. Sevana now returned back to Vienna, Austria, in order to continue her career as opera- and concert singer.


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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Kálmán: Die Csárdásfürstin Sylva Varescu Immediately 2018
Wagner: Die Walküre Siegrune 1 week 2018
Puccini: Suor Angelica Angelica 1 week 2018
Strauss J.: Die Fledermaus Rosalinde Immediately 2018
Menotti: The Old Maid and the Thief Miss Pinkerton 1 week 2018