Born in Winterthur, Switzerland, Barbara Meszaros studied later in Zurich, Stuttgart, Biel and Kassel under Jane Thorner-Mengedoht, Gesz Szilvia, and Nurid Goren. She has taken Master classes with Magda Olivero (La Scala), as well as with Eglio Battaglia and Hilde Zadek (Men).
As a two-time winner of the Migros Studies Award, Barbara Meszaros received a permanent position at the State Theatre in Darmstadt, playing such roles as Zerbinetta in “Queen of the Night”, as well as Sophie and Gretel to name only a few.
Her career has continued with highlight performances at the Komische Oper Berlin and in many other major European cities. In specific, she performed in the German premiere of "Die Liebe der Danae"by Richard Strauss and Rolf Liebermann's"Capriccio", and concerts at various festivals, including the "Prague Autumn Music Festival".
In the role of "Susanna", she appeared on the Vienna stage. Today she sings as both an opera and concert singer around the world. To continually develop and enhance her career, Barbara Meszaros has recorded CD and radio productions and regularly attends Master classes and gives vocal lessons.
Her recordings include the recently published collection of previously undiscovered songs, namely "Ruggero Leoncavallo Complete Chamber Songs" produced by Dynamic Srl in Genova, ltaly. Another CD with rarities from this time of sacred music is currently in preparation.
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Gretel, Lucia, Magda, Musetta, Pamina,
Sophie (Rosenkavalier), Susanna
German, english, italian, french, hungarian
1992-93 Double winner of the Migros-Study-Award, Switzerland
1990-2001 Different masterclasses with Magda Olivero, Hilde Zadek, Tamar Rachum, Elio Battaglia at the Festival "Musica Riva" (Italy) and "Ticino Musica" (Swiss)
1997 Concert examination with distinction at the Musikhochschule Zürich
1994 After a one year membership, passing the Bieler Operastudio with distinction
1993 Passing the masters of opera with distinction
1987 Entering the vocational school of the Conservatory in Zürich in the class of Jane Thorner-Mengedoht
1986 Voice lesson with Sylvia Gesty in Stuttgart