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KS Ildikó Raimondi

KS ILDIKO RAIMONDI comes from Arad, Romania, and recieved musical training there and completed her vocal studies in Italy with Flavia Labo and Carlo Bergonzi. Performances have taken her and are taking her to Dresden, Munich, Berlin, Valencia, Zurich, Helsinki and at the festivals in Salzburg, Edinburgh, Ludwigsburg, Bregenz and the Vienna Festival and recently she sang among others Rosalinde in the Bolschoi in Moscow and Arabella and Capriccio-Gräfin in Budapest. Her concert activities are very important to her and she has performed works for the first time by composers like Cerha, Doderer, Schmidinger, Rihm or Erod. Since 1991, she is a member of the Wiener Staatsoper ensemble. She gave her debut there in 1991 as Sophie (Rosenkavalier). Roles that followed among others were Marzelline, Zdenka, Pamina, Antonia, Micaela, Susanna, Adele and Rosalinde, Hanna Glawari, Nedda, Lauretta, Mimi and Musetta, Alice, Dame (Cardillac), Donna Elvira. In 2005, she performed at the Celebration concert 50 years since re-opening of the Wiener Staatsoper. In 2004, she was awarded the title of Austrian Kammersängerin. She holds a professorship for solo singing at the

Mozarteum in Salzburg and is an Austrian Integration Ambassador.