Aile Asszonyi
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PHOTOS / PORTRAITS

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  photo: Grafenegg Festival (8 July 2018)

photo: Grafenegg Festival (8 July 2018)

  photo: Kristjan Lepp

photo: Kristjan Lepp

  photo: Priit Palomets

photo: Priit Palomets

 
 

STAGE PHOTOS

 
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Nabucco
(Verdi)

Abigaille

Theater Regensburg
conductor: Tom Woods
stage director: Rares Zaharia
première: 15 September 2018

 
  photo: Jochen Quast 2018

photo: Jochen Quast 2018

  photo: Jochen Quast 2018

photo: Jochen Quast 2018

 

“Aile Asszonyi, a vengeful and power-hungry Abigaille, was in all respects a class of her own, and rounded off her fabulous vocal achievement with a great stage presence.”

(Das Opernglas)

 
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Der fliegende Holländer
(Wagner)

Senta

Dutch National Touring Opera
conductor: Benjamin Levy
stage director: Paul Carr
première: 20 April 2018

 
  photo: Hans van den Boogaard 2018

photo: Hans van den Boogaard 2018

 

“Aile Asszonyi sings a perplexingly good Senta, with a beautiful tone, youthful in expression and always capable of dramatic outbursts. [...] unanimous jubilation”

(OMM / Online Musik Magazin)

  photo: Hans van den Boogaard 2018

photo: Hans van den Boogaard 2018

  photo: Nienke Elenbaas 2018

photo: Nienke Elenbaas 2018

Penthesilea
(Othmar Schoeck)

Prothoe

Oper Bonn
conductor: Dirk Kaftan
stage director: Peter Konwitschny
première: 15 October 2017

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

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

  Aile Asszonyi as Prothoe (photo: Thilo Beu 2017)

Aile Asszonyi as Prothoe (photo: Thilo Beu 2017)

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

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

 
 

PROTHOE AT THE OPERA BONN

“a tremendously intense and highly dramatic soprano”

(Deutschland Radio Kultur)

 
 
 
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Manon Lescaut
(Puccini)

Estonian National Opera Tallinn
conductor: Arvo Volmer
stage director: Andrejs Zagars

 
  Aile Asszonyi and Mart Madiste (photo: Harri Rospu)

Aile Asszonyi and Mart Madiste (photo: Harri Rospu)

  Aile Asszonyi and Rauno Elp (photo: Harri Rospu)

Aile Asszonyi and Rauno Elp (photo: Harri Rospu)

 

“Asszonyi’s way of performing is full of nuances and her phrasing beautiful and elegant. Behind the slutty character she plays, one can feel also the purity and Manon’s passionate sensuality. Asszonyi’s talent is primordial and pure.”

(Postimees, Toomas Kuter, 29 November 2011)

  Mart Madiste and Aile Asszonyi (photo: Harri Rospu)

Mart Madiste and Aile Asszonyi (photo: Harri Rospu)

  Aile Asszonyi and Mart Madiste (photo: Harri Rospu)

Aile Asszonyi and Mart Madiste (photo: Harri Rospu)

Der Zwerg (Zemlinksy) /
Il Prigioniero (Dallapiccola)

Ghita / Madre

Oper Graz
conductor: Dirk Kaftan
stage director: Paul Esterházy
première: 25 March 2017
(a CD recording of Il Prigioniero has been released by Oehms Classics)

 
  Aile Asszonyi as Ghita, Ales Briscein as Der Zwerg and ensemble (photo: Werner Kmetitsch 2017)

Aile Asszonyi as Ghita, Ales Briscein as Der Zwerg and ensemble (photo: Werner Kmetitsch 2017)

  Markus Butter as Il Prigioniero and Aile Asszonyi as Madre (photo: Werner Kmetitsch 2017)

Markus Butter as Il Prigioniero and Aile Asszonyi as Madre (photo: Werner Kmetitsch 2017)

 
 

MADRE AT THE OPERA GRAZ

“highly dramatic […]
her dark soprano has a wide range of colours”

(Das Opernglas)

  Aida in Tallinn (photo: Harri Rospu)

Aida in Tallinn (photo: Harri Rospu)

  Aida in Tallinn (photo: Harri Rospu)

Aida in Tallinn (photo: Harri Rospu)

Aida
(Verdi)

Aida

Estonian National Opera Tallinn
conductor: Vello Pähn
stage director: Tobias Kratzer

 
  Aida in Tallinn (photo: Harri Rospu)

Aida in Tallinn (photo: Harri Rospu)

“Aida was sung by Aile Asszonyi, a singer I have praised on several occasions before […] superb”

(Göran Forsling, Seen and Heard International, 26 October 2017)

  Aida in Tallinn (photo: Harri Rospu)

Aida in Tallinn (photo: Harri Rospu)

  Aida in Tallinn (photo: Harri Rospu)

Aida in Tallinn (photo: Harri Rospu)

Tannhäuser
(Wagner)

Venus / Elisabeth
(double-role)

Estonian National Opera Tallinn
conductor: Vello Pähn
stage director: Daniel Slater

  Aile Asszonyi as Venus (photo: Harri Rospu)

Aile Asszonyi as Venus (photo: Harri Rospu)

  Aile Asszonyi as Venus (photo: Harri Rospu)

Aile Asszonyi as Venus (photo: Harri Rospu)

  Aile Asszonyi as Venus (photo: Harri Rospu)

Aile Asszonyi as Venus (photo: Harri Rospu)

“eine ganz hervorragende Sopranistin”

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

  Aile Asszonyi as Elisabeth (photo: Harri Rospu)

Aile Asszonyi as Elisabeth (photo: Harri Rospu)

  Aile Asszonyi as Elisabeth (photo: Harri Rospu)

Aile Asszonyi as Elisabeth (photo: Harri Rospu)

 
 
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Die Fledermaus
(Strauss)

Rosalinde

Estonian National Opera Tallinn
conductor: Jüri Alperten
stage director: Michiel Dijkema
première: 13 May 2010

 
  Aile Asszonyi (Rosalinde) and Oliver Kuusik (Alfred) - photo: Karijn Dillmann

Aile Asszonyi (Rosalinde) and Oliver Kuusik (Alfred) - photo: Karijn Dillmann

“At least once in their career every dramatic opera singer should sing an operetta.”

(old Estonian opera proverb)

  Oliver Kuusik (Alfred), Aile Asszonyi (Rosalinde) and Urmas Põldma (Eisenstein) - photo: Karijn Dillmann

Oliver Kuusik (Alfred), Aile Asszonyi (Rosalinde) and Urmas Põldma (Eisenstein) - photo: Karijn Dillmann

  Aile Asszonyi (Rosalinde) - photo: Karijn Dillmann

Aile Asszonyi (Rosalinde) - photo: Karijn Dillmann

Don Giovanni
(Mozart)

Donna Elvira

Birgitta Festival Tallinn
(co-production Garsington Opera)
conductor: Jüri Alperten
stage director: Daniel Slater

 
  Birgitta Festival Tallinn 2012 (photo: Heiti Kruusmaa)

Birgitta Festival Tallinn 2012 (photo: Heiti Kruusmaa)

  Birgitta Festival Tallinn 2012 (photo: Heiti Kruusmaa)

Birgitta Festival Tallinn 2012 (photo: Heiti Kruusmaa)

  Birgitta Festival Tallinn 2012 (photo: Heiti Kruusmaa)

Birgitta Festival Tallinn 2012 (photo: Heiti Kruusmaa)

 
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Der fliegende Holländer
(Wagner)

Senta

Estonian National Opera Tallinn
conductor: Vello Pähn
stage director: Pamela Recinella
première: 22 September 2016

 
  photo: Harri Rospu

photo: Harri Rospu

  photo: Harri Rospu

photo: Harri Rospu

 

“Asszonyi’s passionate performance and the especially shining quality of her voice brought a mystic atmosphere”

(TeaterMuusikaKino)

  photo: Harri Rospu

photo: Harri Rospu

  photo: Harri Rospu

photo: Harri Rospu

 

Zora D.
(Isidora Zebeljan)

Zora D.

Kammeroper Wien
conductor: Daniel Hoyem-Cavazza
stage director: David Pountney

 

ZORA D. AT THE VIENNA CHAMBER OPERA

„The most impressive singer on the stage this evening was Aile Asszonyi as Zora.“

(Oper in Wien Online)

  Aile Asszonyi as Zora D. (photo: David Haneke)

Aile Asszonyi as Zora D. (photo: David Haneke)

  Aile Asszonyi as Zora D. (photo: David Haneke)

Aile Asszonyi as Zora D. (photo: David Haneke)

AILE & FRIENDS

  Sofia Gubaidulina, Arvo Pärt and Aile Asszony (Tallinn, October 2016)

Sofia Gubaidulina, Arvo Pärt and Aile Asszony (Tallinn, October 2016)

  Aile Asszonyi and Peter Konwitschny (Bonn, 15 October 2017)

Aile Asszonyi and Peter Konwitschny (Bonn, 15 October 2017)

  Aile Asszonyi and Eri Klas (Tallinn)

Aile Asszonyi and Eri Klas (Tallinn)

  Aile Asszonyi and José Cura (after their Saaremaa Opera Days Gala Concert)

Aile Asszonyi and José Cura (after their Saaremaa Opera Days Gala Concert)

  Aile Asszonyi (Tallinn)

Aile Asszonyi (Tallinn)

  Aile Asszonyi and Eri Klas (Tallinn)

Aile Asszonyi and Eri Klas (Tallinn)

  Aile Asszonyi as Senta (curtain call, Amsterdam, 25 May 2018, photo: Hans Nijs)

Aile Asszonyi as Senta (curtain call, Amsterdam, 25 May 2018, photo: Hans Nijs)

 
 

OTHER PHOTOS

  Aile Asszonyi on the jury of a national classical music competition (Estonian National Television)

Aile Asszonyi on the jury of a national classical music competition (Estonian National Television)

  Aile Asszonyi receives the Estonian Theatre Award 2012

Aile Asszonyi receives the Estonian Theatre Award 2012

  Aile Asszonyi (photo: Kristjan Lepp)

Aile Asszonyi (photo: Kristjan Lepp)

  back in Tallinn

back in Tallinn

  Aile Asszonyi on the jury of a national classical music competition (Estonian National Television)

Aile Asszonyi on the jury of a national classical music competition (Estonian National Television)

  “Violetta in the old town of Tallinn” (photo: Toomas Volkmann)

“Violetta in the old town of Tallinn” (photo: Toomas Volkmann)

  Aile Asszonyi on the stage of the Estonian National Opera in Tallinn

Aile Asszonyi on the stage of the Estonian National Opera in Tallinn