Ana Carolina Diz
The Argentinian - Slovakian soprano was born in La Plata (Buenos Aires, Argentina). She studied singing and piano, she eventually graduated as "Music and Singing Teacher". She has regularly concerted as a soloist with both piano and orchestral accompaniment at the main halls of the Province of Buenos Aires as well as in different Argentinean cities. She has never stopped studying, taking various courses such as "Composition and Counterpoint", "History of the opera", "Scenic Art and Corporal Knowledge", "Chamber Music", "Opera Workshop", "Antique Music Performance", "Repertoire", etc. She worked on vocal technique and repertoire under the guidance of Maestro Reinaldo F. Censabella (City of Buenos Aires) till 2001. She also appeared in numerous private concerts as well as in radio and TV programs.
She was the only member selected by contest to occupy the post of soloist soprano when the "Municipal Symphonic Orchestra" of the city of Berisso was established. She was selected by contest among a big amount of excellent young artists to take Magisterial Repertoire classes at Teatro Colón in the city of Buenos Aires with the theater’s Musical Director, Maestro Reinaldo E. Censabella.
She participated at the "Belvedere" competition (Austria) invited by the Teatro Colón Foundation itself, as well as at the "Neue Stimmen" competition (Germany). At both of them the jury awarded her special recognition.
In July 2001 the Slovak Government conferred her scholarship for a degree in Music – Lyric Singing – at Bratislava’s Academy of Performing Arts, finishing in the middle of 2004. From September 2004 she was studying also the Ph.Dr. at the Philosophy Faculty in Bratislava city in "Theory and Music History".
In the last years she completes her study on singing and interpretation with the renowned tenor M° Marcelo Alvarez, M° Peter Dvorsky, Prof. Eva Blahová, etc. She began to sing in different Concert Halls and Opera Houses in Europe, in the Slovak Republic with "Music Centre Slovakia".
Since then she has sung with the Bratislava Ladies' chamber Orchestra, ViennaTechnical University Orchestra, Vienna String Chamber Orchestra, Pressbaum Orchestra, Summer Music Festival Trenčianske Teplice, Old Town Summer Festival Bratislava, International Festival Musica Sacra Nitra, International Theatre and Opera Summer Festival Zvolen, United Nations Vienna, Altes Rathaus Vienna, International Festival Tamaulipas Mexico, Slovak National Radio Orchestra, Slovak Sinfonietta, Bratislava Symphony Orchestra, Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic, Zyklus Frauen Café Braunau, Festival des Spittelberg Theaters Wien, International Choir Festival Voce Magna, International Music Festival Las Palmas - Gran Canaria, Metropolitny Orchester Bratislava, The State Philharmonic Orchestra Kosice, State Opera of Banska Bystrica, Moravian Theatre Olomouc, National Theatre Brno.
She also played the following roles: II Wood-sprite A. Dvorak’s Rusalka; Mrs Nolan in the Gian Carlo Menotti’s opera The Medium; Nedda in Pagliacci by Ruggero Leoncavallo; Contessa in the opera Le Nozze di Figaro by W.A Mozart; Arminda; Bastienne "Bastien und Bastienne" by W.A.Mozart; Giulietta, I Capuletti e i Montecchi; V. Bellini; Lucia from the opera Mateo by Martin Palmeri; Tatyana from the opera Eugen Onegin by P. I. Tchaikovsky.