Aile Asszonyi
 
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2019-2020
SEVERAL ROLE- AND HOUSE-DEBUTS

In the season 2019-2020 Aile Asszonyi will make her role-debut and house-debut as third Norn and Gutrune in Götterdämmerung at the State Theater Oldenburg (première 28 September 2019), as Fata Morgana in The Love for Three Oranges at the Theater Koblenz (première 7 March 2020) and as Leonore in Fidelio at the State Theater Braunschweig (première 2 May 2020). Furthermore she will sing Abigaille in Nabucco at the Theater Koblenz, Senta in Der fliegende Holländer at the Estonian National Opera Tallinn and the double-role of Venus/Elisabeth in Tannhäuser at the Estonian National Opera Tallinn.


DEBUT AT THE DEUTSCHE OPER BERLIN

In the season 2020-2021 Aile Asszonyi will make her debut at the Deutsche Oper Berlin in a new production of Der Ring des Nibelungen. Conductor is Donald Runnicles, Stefan Herheim is staging.

ELEKTRA AT THE OPERA BONN

“Estonian soprano Aile Asszonyi is really superb! Even in highly dramatic passages, her voice remains softly rounded, despite all the vocal power.”

(Online Merker)

“a lucky-stroke-debut”

(Leipziger Volkszeitung)

“Aile Asszonyi gives a phenomenal performance! In her role debut, she shows expression and endurance; her dark-coloured voice is able to sound soft and tender, but also is capable of powerful outbursts.”

(Bonner General-Anzeiger)

“a youthful, yet dramatically voluminous, multifaceted voice, which is also (and especially) sustainable and expressive during the soft passages”

(OMM)

“Her highly dramatic soprano is fresh and also in the extreme registers full and vocally beautiful. Seemingly effortless she can be heard over the big orchestra.”

(Opernmagazin)

 
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ROLE-DEBUT AS ELEKTRA

Aile Asszonyi’s role debut as Elektra on the 10th of March 2019 at the opera house in Bonn was an overwhelming success and received with cheering and standing ovations. Also the press was highly enthusiastic.


PRESS QUOTES

really superb – brilliant – radiant – phenomenal – outstanding – vocal power – softly rounded – magnificent – grandiose – lucky-stroke-debut – overwhelming – multifaceted – impressive – full of colour – confident – tender – fearless height – vocally beautiful – passionate furore

photo: Thilo Beu 2019

photo: Thilo Beu 2019

photo: Thilo Beu 2019

photo: Thilo Beu 2019

photo: Thilo Beu 2019

photo: Thilo Beu 2019

 

ABIGAILLE AT THE THEATER REGENSBURG

“Aile Asszonyi is a monument of dramatic soprano power, extremely convincing.”

(Süddeutsche Zeitung)

“a blonde beast with dramatic top notes […] musically entrancing”

(Bayerische Staatszeitung)

“blazing stage presence and total vocal commitment”

(NMZ / Neue Musikzeitung)

“Aile Asszonyi sang the difficult role of Abigaille highly expressive”

(Online Merker)

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ROLE-DEBUT AS ABIGAILLE

On the 15th of September 2018 Aile Asszonyi made her role-debut as Abigaille in Verdi’s Nabucco at the Theater Regensburg. Conductor was Tom Woods, Rares Zaharia was staging.


In the summer of 2020 Aile Asszonyi will sing the role of Abigaille in an open-air production of Nabucco by the Theater Koblenz.

 

SENTA AT THE DUTCH NATIONAL TOURING OPERA

“a powerful voice and personality”

(De Volkskrant)

“a beautiful tone, youthful in expression and always capable of dramatic outbursts.”

(Online Musik Magazin)

“a beautiful timbre”

(NRC Handelsblad)

“warm, expressive voice”

(Opera Gazet)

“fantastic and breath-taking”

(Place de l’Opéra / Opera Magazine)

“heart-warming sound in all registers”

(Leeuwarder Courant)

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ROLE-DEBUT AS PROTHOE

On the 15th of October 2017 Aile Asszonyi made her role-debut as Prothoe in Othmar Schoeck’s Penthesilea. Conductor of this exciting new production was chief conductor Dirk Kaftan, Peter Konwitschny was staging.


“REGISSEUR DES JAHRES 2017”

Peter Konwitschny was declared “STAGE DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR 2017“ for his productions of “Medea”, “Attila” and “Penthesilea” by the opera magazine Opernwelt.

Dshamilja Kaiser, Aile Asszonyi and ensemble (photo: Thilo Beu 2017)

Dshamilja Kaiser, Aile Asszonyi and ensemble (photo: Thilo Beu 2017)

Aile Asszonyi (photo: Thilo Beu 2017)

Aile Asszonyi (photo: Thilo Beu 2017)

Dshamilja Kaiser, Aile Asszonyi and ensemble (photo: Thilo Beu 2017)

Dshamilja Kaiser, Aile Asszonyi and ensemble (photo: Thilo Beu 2017)

 
 

PROTHOE AT THE OPERA BONN

“The voice of the Estonian soprano Aile Asszonyi is a downright natural phenomenon”

(Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger)

“She has a beautiful timbre, a lush and luminous voice and acts full of verve”

(Online Merker)

“a tremendously intense and highly dramatic soprano”

(Deutschland Radio)

“an emotional knockout
[…] first-rate”

(NMZ / Neue Musikzeitung)

 
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“eine ganz hervorragende Sopranistin”

(Ioan Holender, kulTOUR/ServusTV Austria, 17 October 2015)