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Lada Bočková, soprano
Arnheiður Eiríksdóttir, mezzo-soprano
Rastislav Štúr, conductor
Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic
Lada will perform with start tenor Joseph Calleja and Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic Orchestra in Prague.
In June, Lada made her debut on the stage of the Antonín Dvořák Theater in Ostrava. She is preparing the role of Carolina from the opera Two Widows by Bedřich Smetana.
Conductor: Marek Šedivý
Costumes: Belinda Radulović
“She’s great, she’s an element, she’s a real artist, you can be proud of her.”
Plácido Domingo for Czech TV
Soprano Lada Bočková is one of the most outstanding talents of the young Czech singing generation. Her season 2023/2024 includes role debut of Pamina (Die Zauberflöte) in The Estates Theatre and Gretel (Hänsel und Gretel) in State opera of Prague, title role of The Cunning little Vixen (Janáček) and Carolina (Two Widows) at Antonín Dvořák Theatre, Laudine (Iwein Löwenritter) in Theater Bonn and Clorinda in a concert version of La Cenerentola in Municipal House in Prague.
In the 2020-2023 she has been a member of the opera ensemble of Theater Bonn in Germany, where she successfully performed in several highlight roles of her repertoar, such as Oscar (Un ballo in maschera), Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro), Gretel (Hänsel und Gretel), Clorinda (La Cenerentola), Nerone (Agrippina) and La Calisto (Cavalli). In 2022 she made her debut as Tebaldo in Aalto Theater Essen in the new production of Don Carlo directed by Robert Carsen.
As a part of upcoming season’s concert activities she will start right away with two big open air gala concerts with Bohuslav Martinů Philharmonic. Then you can see her performing with Malta Philharmonic Orchestra alongside Joseph Calleja and Andrea Bocelli in a big Christmas concert in Malta. She will also sing at the second Advent concert of Czech TV from Prague’s Vyšehrad. In the spring, she will perform the soprano solo from Mahler’s 4th Symphony in two evenings with The Prague Symphony Orchestra. Later on, she will give a recital dedicated to Czech composers in the Suk Hall of the Rudolfinum within the chamber series of the Czech Philharmonic.
Lada also started a film career. She played the role of an opera singer in two feature films. The first is the American superhero film The Crow and the second is the Danish film Ehrengard.