“In the midst of a soaring career” (Chicago Tribune), 2015 was a landmark year for young American soprano Becca Conviser, taking home the top prize in 5 International Competitions. Based in the Czech Republic, she is currently a soloist at Divadlo J. K. Tyla v Plzni performing multiple roles on their season's program. Highlights from this past season include the title role of Madama Butterfly, as well as the role of Cizí Knežna in their new production of Dvořák’s Rusalka through 2018. Next season at DJKT she will perform Fenena in their new production of Verdi's Nabucco, as well as Page in Fibich's Nevěsta Messinská .
Described for her sound which “exudes joy, enthusiasm and warmth”, Ms. Conviser is a specialist in Slovenian repertoire, regularly featured in Czech and Russian productions throughout the country. In addition, her portfolio of over 25 roles of expanded repertoire, demonstrates her vocal strength, versatility and great potential for the dramatic Verdi and Wagner repertoire in the future. Her Carnegie Hall debut where she performed excerpts from Richard Wagner’s Tannhäuser was hailed by reviewers as “A Rousing Success”.
Acknowledged by the National Classical Singer Competition panel for her “First Class Singing”, Ms. Conviser is frequently engaged as a guest orchestral soloist throughout Europe and the Czech Republic. In March 2018 she collaborated with the Filharmonie Hradec Králové as the soprano soloist in both the Verdi Requiem and Rossini’s Stabat Mater.
In addition to her work as a soloist in the Czech Republic, Becca is the Founder and General Director Opernfest Prague. OFP is an innovative program model offering training, performance and professional development opportunities to international soloists. The Opernfest Team is comprised of a répétiteur, conductor, director, and language consultant from the National Theater Prague, and offers training in six languages.
Among her many competition highlights, Ms. Conviser has received awards and/or recognition from over 20 international competitions.
Originally from Glencoe Illinois, Ms. Conviser holds both a Bachelors and Masters Degree from the New England Conservatory where she was the recipient of the Perkins Opera Scholarship, and a Professional Studies Certificate from the Manhattan School of Music. She is currently a soloist at Divadlo J. K. Tyla v Plzni in the Czech Republic.