Aneta Ručková​​
Aneta is a young aspiring lyric-coloratura soprano from the Czech Republic.​

She is currently pursuing her Master’s degree at The Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Art under doc. Jaroslava Janská in Brno. As an Erasmus student, Aneta spent a year at the The Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice, Poland, under the leadership of Polish soprano Ewa Biegas.

After a successful audition at Oper Leipzig Aneta had been chosen as a soloist in the international program at the annual internship in season 2018/2019 in this opera. Aneta will perform roles such as: Frasquita (Carmen: G.Bizet), Kitchen boy (Rusalka: A. Dvořák), First noble orphan (Rosenkavalier: R. Strauss), Contessa Ceprano (Rigoletto: G. Verdi), First child-spirit (The Magic Flute: ​W. A. Mozart) and others.

Aneta perform all over the Europe at many International classic music festivals. Her repertoar is focus on opera, operetta, sacred music and classic songs. Aneta premiered Josef Javora’s symphony The Earth for 2 sopranos and orchestra with The Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra in Brno.

In July 2016, she sang the main figure Idalba in the opera Ghirlanda di Fiori from Antonia Caldara at the famous baroque festival in Olomouc with Damian Ensemble. In 2017, Aneta sang the main figure Amaltea from the opera Il Natal di Giove from the componist Karel Müller.

Aneta placed second and additionally received the Prize of Jury for her outstanding performance of Antonín Tučapský’s song cycle, Love and Sorrow, at an international contest Stonavská Barborka. She also placed second at a national folk contest called ‘Zpěváček’. Furthermore, she placed first at the song contest of Bohuslav Martinů in Prague and successfully competed at the international interpretive singing contest at The Janáček Conservatory in Ostrava several times.

During her studies in Brno, Aneta performed in the Chamber opera of JAMU (on the Orlí Street Theatre) the following roles: Vixen ‘Bystrouška’ in Janáček‘s opera The Cunning Little Vixen, Die Koloratursängerin in opera L´impresario in Angustie of Domenico Cimarosa and Studentus in opera of the F. X. Brixi - Erat unum Cantor bonus. 

Aneta participated in many international masterclasses and workshops, led by well-known opera singers, such as Olga Pasiecznik, Rainer Trost, Ewa Biegas, Stefania Donzelli, Michail Lanskoi, Caroline Stein, etc.

Aneta Ručková