Hungarian mezzo-soprano SZILVIA VÖRÖS has joined the ensemble of Vienna State Opera this season. She was born into a family of musicians, studied at Ferenc Liszt Academy in Budapest with Éva Marton and has won several singing competitions. Szilvia Vörös made her international debut in 2014 at Budapest State Opera as 3rd Maid in Elektra. She was then able to develop a broad repertoire at Budapest State Opera and her performances of Fenena, Suzuki, Bersi, Siébel, Romeo (I Capuleti e i Montecchi), Alisa (Lucia di Lammermoor), Waltraute (Die Walküre) and most recently Isabella (L’italiana in Algeri) won her critical acclaim. She also performed in Péter Eötvös’ chamber opera Out at S.E.A. She also appeared in Milan and Paris. As participant of the Young Singers’ Project, Szilvia Vörös sang Albine in Thaïs at the 2016 Salzburg Festival. Her repertoire as a concert singer includes works by J. S. Bach, Buxtehude, Mozart, Rossini, Beethoven, Bruckner, A. Pärt, P. Eötvös.