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Daniela Entcheva
Viola

Chorus of the Opera

Daniela Entcheva was born in Varna, Bulgaria and began her musical studies there. She then became a student of Irena Brambarova at the State Academy of Music in Sofia, where she won first prize in the competitions and earned a scholarship that enabled her to perfect her skills in Italy. In Rome, she studied with Giannella Borelli, then with Margarita Lilowa in Vienna. She also attended the classes of Ghena Dimitrova, Liliana Jablenska, Neli Bojkova, and Krassimira Stoyanova. She has performed on numerous stages in Bulgaria and Europe, including the National Opera in Sofia, the Varna, Vratza, and Stara Zagora Operas, the Sofia Philharmonic’s Bulgaria Hall, Vienna’s Kammeroper, Academy Theatre and Klangbogen Festival, the Salzburg Festival, the Athens Opera, and the Graz Opera. Her repertoire includes numerous opera roles and sacred works as well as countless melodies and lieder. Daniela Entcheva performs regularly in concert and recital in Bulgaria, France and Europe, in particular, with the ensembles A Contrario (Bach’s Ascension Oratorio and St Matthew Passion), Entre Sable et Ciel (the role of Azucena in Il Trovatore), Divertimento (Rossini’s Stabat Mater), and NEF-Horizons (Rossini’s Petite Messe solennelle). In 2008, she gave a recital of Lieder by Brahms, Wolf, Berlioz and Saint-Saëns in the prestigious Bulgaria Hall in Sofia. In 2011, she sang the role of Azucena in Brest. She also participates in the Opera-Galas on the island of Reunion. In 2013, Daniela Entcheva was invited as a European soloist to the 30th International Music Festival in Shanghai, during which she sang at an evening dedicated to French music. Since 2005, she has been a member of the Paris Opera Chorus where she has performed the roles of Madeleine in Gustave.     

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