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Věra Soukupová

voc, fl, *1932 CZ, Prague
Singer of Classical

Věra Soukupová (born 12 April 1932) is a Czech mezzo-soprano.Born in Prague, Soukupová studied singing at the Prague Conservatory and privately with Luis Kadeřábek and A. Mustanová-Linková. She won several competitions, including the international singing competition in Prague (1954), the international singing competition in Toulouse (1958), the competition at the Prague Spring Festival (1960), and the international singing competition in Rio de Janeiro (1963). She began her performance career as a concert singer in 1955 and in 1957 made her stage debut at the Divadlo Josefa Kajetána Tyla in Plzeň. In 1960 Soukupová became a principal artist at the National Theatre in Prague which has remained her principal home.

        
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • Flute
Genres
  • Classical
  • World
  • Rock
Popular Tracks   
Jenufa / Act 3: Neni ti teskno, Jenufko? on Janácek: Jenufa by Leoš Janáček, Elisabeth Söderström, Peter Dvorsky, Eva Randová, Wiesław Ochman, Vienna State Opera Orchestra, Wiener Philharmoniker & Sir Charles Mackerras
Jenufa / Act 3: Dej Buh stesti on Janácek: Jenufa by Leoš Janáček, Elisabeth Söderström, Peter Dvorsky, Eva Randová, Wiesław Ochman, Vienna State Opera Orchestra, Wiener Philharmoniker & Sir Charles Mackerras
Jenufa / Act 3: Chud'átko! on Janácek: Jenufa by Leoš Janáček, Elisabeth Söderström, Peter Dvorsky, Eva Randová, Wiesław Ochman, Vienna State Opera Orchestra, Wiener Philharmoniker & Sir Charles Mackerras
Jenufa / Act 3: Jeste jesm tu já! on Janácek: Jenufa by Leoš Janáček, Elisabeth Söderström, Peter Dvorsky, Eva Randová, Wiesław Ochman, Vienna State Opera Orchestra, Wiener Philharmoniker & Sir Charles Mackerras
Biblical Songs, Op. 99, B. 185: No. 4 in E Major, Oh, My Shepherd Is the Lord. Andante on Dvořák: Biblical Songs, Gypsy Songs, Evening Songs, Love Songs by Antonín Dvořák, Věra Soukupová, Jindřich Jindrák & Beno Blachut
Biblical Songs, Op. 99, B. 185: No. 1 in B Major, Darkness and Thunderclouds Are Round About Him. Andantino on Dvořák: Biblical Songs, Gypsy Songs, Evening Songs, Love Songs by Antonín Dvořák, Věra Soukupová, Jindřich Jindrák & Beno Blachut
Biblical Songs, Op. 99, B. 185: No. 5, Songs of Gladness Will I Sing Thee. Risoluto maestoso on Dvořák: Biblical Songs by Antonín Dvořák, Věra Soukupová & Ivan Moravec
Biblical Songs, Op. 99, B. 185: No. 6, Hear, Oh Lord, My Bitter Cry. Andante on Dvořák: Biblical Songs by Antonín Dvořák, Věra Soukupová & Ivan Moravec
Biblical Songs, Op. 99, B. 185: No. 2 in A Minor, Lord My Shield, My Refuge and Hope Art Thou. Andante on Dvořák: Biblical Songs, Gypsy Songs, Evening Songs, Love Songs by Antonín Dvořák, Věra Soukupová, Jindřich Jindrák & Beno Blachut
Biblical Songs, Op. 99, B. 185: No. 7, By the Shore of the River Babylon. Andante on Dvořák: Biblical Songs by Antonín Dvořák, Věra Soukupová & Ivan Moravec

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Eben: Noční hodiny - Klega: Pantomima - Křička: Severní nociPetr Eben, Miroslav Klega, Jaroslav Křička, The Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Václav Neumann, Zdeněk Košler, Věra Soukupová2016Album
Messe In H-Moll BWV232Johann Sebastian Bach, Herbert Kegel, Celestina Casapietra, Renate Frank-Reinecke, Věra Soukupová, Eberhard Büchner, Siegfried Vogel, Walter Heinz Bernstein, Rundfunk-Sinfonie-Orchester Leipzig, Rundfunkchor Leipzig2013Album
Glagolitic Mass / Alexander NevskyLeoš Janáček / Sergei Prokofiev, Karel Ančerl Conducting The Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Czech Philharmonic Chorus, Věra Soukupová, Libuše Domanínská, Beno Blachut, Eduard Haken2008Compil.
Stabat Mater Op.58Antonín Dvořák - Stefania Woytowicz ‧ Věra Soukupová ‧ Ivo Žídek ‧ Kim Borg ‧ The Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Václav Smetáček2004Album
Alexander Nevsky / Le Sacre Du PrintempsSergei Prokofiev, Igor Stravinsky, Věra Soukupová, Czech Philharmonic Chorus And The Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Karel Ančerl1992Compil.
Requiem Op. 89Antonín Dvořák / Magdaléna Hajóssyová, Věra Soukupová, Peter Mikuláš, Jozef Kundlák, Slovak Philharmonic Chorus, Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra, Zdeněk Košler1989Album
Antonin Dvorak's Rusalka (Highlights from the Opera in 3 Acts, Op. 114)Václav Neumann1988Album
Operatic recitalVěra Soukupová1987Album
Zápisník Zmizelého / The Diary Of One Who DisappearedLeoš Janáček, Nicolai Gedda • Věra Soukupová, Josef Páleníček, Czech Radio Choir, Miroslav Košler1986Album
Das Klagende LiedGustav Mahler - Marta Boháčová, Věra Soukupová, Ivo Žídek, Czech Philharmonic Chorus, Josef Veselka, The Prague Symphony Orchestra, Herbert Ahlendorf1985Album
Moravian Duets (Complete)Antonín Dvořák - Eva Zikmundová, Ivo Žídek, Věra Soukupová, Alfred Holeček1974Album
Biblical Songs; Evening Song; Songs My Mother Taught MeAntonín Dvořák - Věra Soukupová, Ivan Moravec1968Album
Alexander Nevsky (Cantata For Chorus And Orchestra, Op. 78)Sergei Prokofiev, Věra Soukupová, Czech Philharmonic Chorus And The Czech Philharmonic Orchestra / Karel Ančerl1967Album
"Gluck – Operatic Scenes and Arias "Christoph Willibald Gluck, Helena Tattermuschová, Věra Soukupová, Naděžda Kniplová, Gwendolin Walters, Lothar Ostenburg, Czech Philharmonic Chorus, Orchestr Národního Divadla, Peter Maag1966Album
Shulamite / Passer Catulli / Loveless SongsIlja Hurník, Jan Novák, Petr Eben, Věra Soukupová, The Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Martin Turnovský1965Album
Operatic AriasVěra Soukupová1964Album
Kindertotenlieder - Lieder Eines Fahrenden Gesellen - Wo Die Schönen Trompeten BlasenGustav Mahler, Věra Soukupová, The Czech Philharmonic Orchestra Conducted By Václav Neumann1963Album
Stabat Mater Op. 58Antonín Dvořák - Stefania Woytowicz ‧ Věra Soukupová ‧ Ivo Žídek ‧ Kim Borg ‧ The Czech Philharmonic Orchestra ‧ Dirigent: Václav Smetáček1962Album
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