Bernadett Wiedemann | Opera Singer
She was born in Mosonmagyaróvár where she started to play the piano at the age of six, and later - after winning several singing competitions at school - she continued her singing studies with Jenő Kálmán Horváth in the Secondary School of Music in Győr. She studied opera singing with Zsolt Bende and Zsuzsanna Eőry at Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music between 1987 and 1993, and immediately after graduation she joined the company of the Hungarian State Opera House. She won first prize in the lied and oratorio category in the Karlovy Vary Singing Competition in 1989, and third prize in the Singing Competition in Rome in 1997. Her repertoire includes Verdi's dramatic mezzo heroines (Amneris, Azucena, Ulrica, Eboli) and Wagner's alto roles - Erda, Waltraute. She sings the alto parts of various oratorios and masses both in Hungary and abroad.