Sonya Yoncheva Bulgarian soprano

Sonya Yoncheva Bulgarian soprano

Bulgarian soprano Sonya Yoncheva made her Royal Opera debut in Plácido Domingo’s Operalia Winners concert in July 2012, and has since sung Musetta (La bohème), Marguerite (Faust), Violetta (La traviata), Micaëla (Carmen) and in the Life Reimagined Gala.

Sonya Yoncheva Bulgarian soprano

Yoncheva was born in 1981. She studied piano and voice in Plovdiv and singing at the Geneva Conservatory. She was a member of William Christie’s Le Jardin des Voix and in her early career focussed on Early and Baroque repertory, her engagements including Phani/Zima (Les Indes galantes) on European tour with Christie, La Fortuna (L’incoronazione di Poppea) for Glyndebourne Festival, Giunone (Il ritorno d’Ulisse in patria) for Teatro Real, Madrid, and Cleopatra (Giulio Cesare) in Reims and Versailles. She has since included Classical and Romantic roles in her repertory, engagements including Leïla (Les Pêcheurs de perles) for the Opéra-Comique,

Violetta (La traviata) for the Metropolitan Opera, New York, Berlin State Opera, Zürich Opera and in Monte Carlo and Valencia, Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni) for the Aix-en-Provence Festival and in Monte Carlo, Mimì (La bohème) for the Metropolitan Opera and Bavarian State Opera, Countess (Le nozze di Figaro) in Baden-Baden, the title role in Lucia di Lammermoor for Paris Opéra and Desdemona (Otello) for the Metropolitan Opera.

Yoncheva’s many awards include the Special Prize of Les Amis du Festival at the 2007 Aix-en-Provence Festival, first prize in Operalia (2010) and Newcomer of the Year (Singer) at the 2015 ECHO Klassik Awards.

Metropolitan Opera

[Met Performance] CID:355145
Rigoletto {859}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/21/2013
Debut: Sonya Yoncheva
[Met Performance] CID:355156
Rigoletto {860}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/27/2013
[Met Performance] CID:355160
Rigoletto {861}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/30/2013
[Met Performance] CID:355170
Rigoletto {862}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/04/2013
[Met Performance] CID:355174 
Rigoletto {863}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/07/2013
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:355625
La Bohème {1264}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/14/2014
Debut: Alessio Arduini
[Met Performance] CID:355641
La Bohème {1265}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/20/2014
Broadcast/Streamed
[Met Performance] CID:355650
La Bohème {1266}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/24/2014
Debut: Francesco Demuro
[Met Performance] CID:355658
La Bohème {1267}
Metropolitan Opera House; 11/28/2014
[Met Performance] CID:355660
La Bohème {1268}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/01/2014
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:355670
La Bohème {1269}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/05/2014
[Met Performance] CID:355747
La Traviata {993}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/14/2015
[Met Performance] CID:355752
La Traviata {994}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/17/2015
[Met Performance] CID:355761
La Traviata {995}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/21/2015
Broadcast/Streamed
[Met Performance] CID:355768
La Traviata {996}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/24/2015
[Met Performance] CID:356006
New Production
Otello {326}
Metropolitan Opera House; 09/21/2015
Opening Night {131}
Peter Gelb General Manager
Debuts: Es Devlin, Luke Halls, Chad Shelton
Broadcast/Streamed/Times Squarecast
[Met Performance] CID:356012
Otello {327}
Metropolitan Opera House; 09/24/2015
[Met Performance] CID:356019
Otello {328}
Metropolitan Opera House; 09/28/2015
[Met Performance] CID:356030
Otello {329}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/2/2015
[Met Performance] CID:356039
Otello {330}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/6/2015
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:356053
Otello {331}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/10/2015
[Met Performance] CID:356058
Otello {332}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/14/2015
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:356065 
Otello {333}
Metropolitan Opera House; 10/17/2015
HD Simulcast
[Met Performance] CID:356639
La Traviata {997}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/24/2017
Debut: Rebecca Jo Loeb
Broadcast/Streamed
[Met Performance] CID:356645
La Traviata {998}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/01/2017
Broadcast/Streamed
[Met Performance] CID:356650
La Traviata {999}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/04/2017
[Met Performance] CID:356652
La Traviata {1000}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/07/2017
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:356656 
La Traviata {1001}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/11/2017
HD Simulcast
[Met Performance] CID:356659
La Traviata {1002}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/14/2017
[Met Performance] CID:356663
La Traviata {1003}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/18/2017
[Met Concert/Gala] CID:356718
50 YEARS AT LINCOLN CENTER: A GALA CELEBRATION
Metropolitan Opera House; 05/07/2017
Broadcast/Streamed
[Met Performance] CID:356838
New production
Tosca {951}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/31/2017
Debuts: Christian Zaremba, Davida Dayle
Broadcast/Streamed
[Met Performance] CID:356840
Tosca {952}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/03/2018
[Met Performance] CID:356844
Tosca {953}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/06/2018
[Met Performance] CID:356846
Tosca {954}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/09/2018
[Met Performance] CID:356853
Tosca {956}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/15/2018
[Met Performance] CID:356857
Tosca {957}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/18/2018
[Met Performance] CID:356862
Tosca {958}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/23/2018
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:356866 
Tosca {959}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/27/2018
HD Simulcast
[Met Performance] CID:356884
La Bohème {1315}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/16/2018
[Met Performance] CID:356892
La Bohème {1316}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/21/2018
[Met Performance] CID:356895 
La Bohème {1317}
Metropolitan Opera House; 02/24/2018
HD Simulcast
[Met Performance] CID:356907
La Bohème {1319}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/07/2018
[Met Performance] CID:356910
La Bohème {1320}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/10/2018
[Met Performance] CID:356929
Luisa Miller {87}
Metropolitan Opera House; 03/29/2018
Debut: Alexander Vinogradov
Broadcast/Streamed
[Met Performance] CID:356933
Luisa Miller {88}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/02/2018
[Met Performance] CID:356939
Luisa Miller {89}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/06/2018
[Met Performance] CID:356942
Luisa Miller {90}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/09/2018
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:356947 
Luisa Miller {91}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/14/2018
HD Simulcast
[Met Performance] CID:356954
Luisa Miller {92}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/18/2018
[Met Performance] CID:356958
Luisa Miller {93}
Metropolitan Opera House; 04/21/2018
[Met Performance] CID:357083
Otello {339}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/14/2018
Debut: Gustavo Dudamel
Broadcast/Streamed
[Met Performance] CID:357086
Otello {340}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/17/2018
[Met Performance] CID:357092
Otello {341}
Metropolitan Opera House; 12/21/2018
[Met Performance] CID:357103
Otello {343}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/02/2019
[Met Performance] CID:357105 
Otello {344}
Metropolitan Opera House; 01/05/2019
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:357127
Iolanta {8} Bluebeard’s Castle {32}
Metropolitan Opera House; 1/24/2019
Debut: Henrik Nanasi
Broadcast/Streamed
[Met Performance] CID:357131
Iolanta {9} Bluebeard’s Castle {33}
Metropolitan Opera House; 1/28/2019
[Met Performance] CID:357135
Iolanta {10} Bluebeard’s Castle {34}
Metropolitan Opera House; 2/01/2019
[Met Performance] CID:357138
Iolanta {11} Bluebeard’s Castle {35}
Metropolitan Opera House; 2/04/2019
[Met Performance] CID:357143 
Iolanta {12} Bluebeard’s Castle {36}
Metropolitan Opera House; 2/09/2019
Broadcast
[Met Performance] CID:357149
Iolanta {13} Bluebeard’s Castle {37}
Metropolitan Opera House; 2/14/2019
Debut: Alexander Roslavets
[Met Concert/Gala] CID:357449
At Home Gala
Streaming live from around the world; 4/25/2020

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