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Rita Rácz | Opera Singer

She completed her secondary school vocal and piano studies at the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music in 1998. She studied music teaching and choir conducting at Juhász Gyula Teacher Training College until 2001, and later vocal studies at the Szeged Conservatory of Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, where she graduated in 2006 as a student of opera singer and lecturer István Andrejcsik. She received her second degree as an opera singer from Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music in 2008, as a student of Éva Marton, Balázs Kovalik and Péter Oberfrank. Since the 2008/2009 season she has been a scholarship-holder of the Hungarian State Opera House, where she debuted in the role of Dzsufi in The King's New Clothes. At the Mezzo Opera Competition in 2009, she won with the role of Zerbinetta in Richard Strauss' Ariadne auf Naxos. Her main roles in Szeged: Fényes: Cinderella - title role, Kacsoh: János vitéz - Iluska, Kálmán: Die Csárdásfürstin - Stasi, Lehár: Die lustige Witwe - Valencienne. In the 2008/2009 season she sang Melinda in Bánk bán in the Csokonai Theatre, Debrecen and Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro at the Szeged National Theatre.