Singer (Soprano)

Zita Tatrai

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Singer (Soprano)
East Grinstead
She performs opera arias, favourite show tunes, love songs and cross over music, ideal for your shows, weddings, corporate or private events

Line up: Classical Soprano + High qualiy backing tracks or Classical Soprano + Pianist/Orchestra · Beautiful, effortles voice · Popular repertoire, open to requests · Gorgeous looking singer · Touching performance · Magical atmosphere · Engaging, friendly, easygoing personality This amazing Dramatic Soprano singer is trained to impress! She has performed in many theatres across Italy and Europe singing in operas such as Un Ballo In Maschera, Nabucco, Macbeth and Turandot. Based in London and available to perform worldwide, Zita doesn’t just perform traditional classical arias; she can also sing favourite show tunes, love songs and cross over music, ideal for your shows, weddings, corporate or private events. Possessing a beautiful, powerful and dramatic soprano voice, Zita has been booked for events around the globe and at some of the most prestigious venues; including performances at Belvoir Castle on special invitation by the Duchess of Rutland. Some statements: "She's got a tremendous talent!" - Nelly Miricioiu, London Masterclasses (Aug 25, 2009) "Absolute international standards!" - Janos Acs, Verona (Jul 02, 2008) "The most exciting artist I've heard lately!" - Robert Gilder, London (Sep 15, 2009) "Very beautiful voice, easily coming high notes! Brava!" - Placido Domingo, Pécs, Hungary (Aug 03, 2008) "I am writing to thank you greatly for the wonderful performance that you put on for everyone. You were, as ever, absolutely fabulous and I felt privileged to sing alongside you at the end of your performance. Many thanks once again and all the best until we meet again. - Emma Duchess of Rutland (May 05, 2011)" Award winning British Soprano Zita Tatrai, started her operatic studies with the famous Transylvanian voice teacher Ilona Adorján in Budapest, and went on to learn from Maestro Giuseppe Morino in Roma, Italy after which she spent an intensive half a year in New York as the student of MET soprano Ms. Elizabeth Blancke-Biggs then studied with Rosalind Plowright OBE in London. Ms Tátrai made her operatic debut at the Bartók + Verdi International Opera Festival Miskolc, in 2001 as Odabella in Verdi’s Attila and performed many roles since in both Operas and Operettas including; Boito: Mefistofele (Margherita),Leoncavallo: I Pagliacci (Nedda), Mascagni: Cavalleria Rusticana (Santuzza), Puccini: Tosca (Tosca), Verdi: Il Trovatore (Leonora), Verdi: Nabucco (Abigaille), Verdi: Macbeth (Lady Macbeth) The Countess in Kálmán’s Countess Maritza, Sylvia in Kálmán’s Csárdás Fürstin, Antonia in The Man of La Mancha, Mrs Vane in Várkonyi’s The Portrait of Dorian Gray. Ms Tatrai is the Winner of the 10th OTTAVIO ZIINO International Opera Competition Extraordinary Section in Rome 2011 (with the role of Turandot), Finalist of the “Cittá del Alcamo” International Singing Competition 2006, Semi-finalist of the Rocca Delle Macíe International Singing Competition 2006, the 5TH OTTAVIO ZIINO International Opera Competition in Roma 2006 and The First International Singing Competition 'Tommaso Traetta' 2007. Active as a recitalist throughout Europe she was featured in the World Premiere of composer Sándor Fekete Kiss’s Contemporary song cycle With You in Budapest, recorded by Hungarian National Radio based on the poetry of Ms Tatrai, and in the Barbican Centre London she sang with the BBC Symphony Orchestra in the Hip Hop Shakespeare Company's Midsummer Night Dream production. She also sang Elgar: The Spirit of England (in Haslemere), and Stanford's Stabat Mater (Godalming). Masterclasses: Sylvia Sass, Keszthely, Hungary 2011. Sylvia Sass, Nantes, France 2011. Nelly Miricioiu, London 2009. Elizabeth Blancke-Biggs, New York 2008. Rosalind Plowright OBE, London 2007. Maestro Giuseppe Morino, Roma 2007 Eva Marton, Szeged 2005. On repertoire OPERAS O, mio babbino caro Song to the Moon (Rusalka) One fine day (Mma Butterfly) Carmen (Habanera) Softly awakens my heart (Samson and Delila) Libiamo (Drink song from La Traviata) Vissi d’arte (Tosca) Musetta (La Boheme) Voi lo sapete, o Mamma (Cavalleria Rusticana) Suicidio (La Gioconda) Sola, perduta abbandonata (Manon Lescaut) Ritorna vincitor (Aida) OPERETTAS Countess Mariza's Song (Kalman) Meine Lippen sie kussen so heiss (Giuditta's song) Saffi (Gypsy Baroon) Csardas (Die Fledermaus) Lippen schweigen (The Merry Widow) Jaj, Mama (The Gypsy Princess) MUSICALS ETC. Wishing you were somehow here again (Phantom of the Opera) I feel pretty Somewhere The impossible dream Midnight (Cats) Don't Cry for me Argentina Over the Rainbow Santa Lucia O, Sole mio Non ti scordar di me Torna a Surriento Can’t help falling in love (Elvis Presley) Speak softly, Love (Godfather's Theme) Besame mucho Time to say goodbye My way What a wonderful world CHURCH AND FESTIVE Jesus, Joy of Man's Desiring Panis Angelicus Pie Jesu Ave Maria (Bach-Gounod) Ave Maria (Schubert) Amazing grace Sancta Maria (Mascagni) Have yourself a merry little Christmas White Christmas Silent Night

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I require car parking close to venues
I can perform with backing tracks
I can perform while walking around a venue
My equipment is PAT tested
I own a PA system
Musicianship
Genres:
Christmas, Classical, Classical crossover, Film / TV music, Opera, Musical theatre, Easy listening, Light music, Italian music
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Instruments:
Singer (Soprano), Singer (mezzo soprano), Singer (soprano)
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Event types:
Corporate event, Wedding, Funeral / Memorial service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Actor, Singing teaching, Musical comedy
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Song list

OPERAS
O, mio babbino caro
Song to the Moon (Rusalka)
One fine day (Mma Butterfly)
Carmen (Habanera)
Softly awakens my heart (Samson and Delila)
Libiamo (Drink song from La Traviata)
Vissi d’arte (Tosca)
Musetta (La Boheme)
Voi lo sapete, o Mamma (Cavalleria Rusticana)
Suicidio (La Gioconda)
Sola, perduta abbandonata (Manon Lescaut)
Ritorna vincitor (Aida)
OPERETTAS
Countess Mariza's Song (Kalman)
Meine Lippen sie kussen so heiss (Giuditta's song)
Saffi (Gypsy Baroon)
Csardas (Die Fledermaus)
Lippen schweigen (The Merry Widow)
Jaj, Mama (The Gypsy Princess)
MUSICALS ETC.
Wishing you were somehow here again (Phantom of the Opera)
I feel pretty
Somewhere
The impossible dream
Midnight (Cats)
Don't Cry for me Argentina
Over the Rainbow
Santa Lucia
O, Sole mio
Non ti scordar di me
Torna a Surriento
Can’t help falling in love (Elvis Presley)
Speak softly, Love (Godfather's Theme)
Besame mucho
Time to say goodbye
My way
What a wonderful world
CHURCH AND FESTIVE
Jesus, Joy of Man's Desiring
Panis Angelicus
Pie Jesu
Ave Maria (Bach-Gounod)
Ave Maria (Schubert)
Amazing grace
Sancta Maria (Mascagni)
Have yourself a merry little Christmas
White Christmas
Silent Night
Customer questions

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

I always try my best to be flexible to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible. If timings change slightly in the run up to the event just let me know as soon as possible.

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

Possible.

How much time do you need to set up?

about 20-30 minutes

Do you bring all the equipment you need to perform?

Yes, absolutely!

Can you learn specific pieces before the event?

If a song isn't included in my song list there may still be a chance I already know it. If there is a special song you'd like us to learn please do ask and I will do my best to accomodate your request. There is a fee of £50 for this service to take into account rehearsal times etc.

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Electrifying passionate performance, bringing the songs close to the audiance by introducing them in an entertaining way, friendly and approachable behaviour.

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Val A, 10 months ago

Zita was amazing! I wish we could have put the whole experience in a bottle, it was wonderful!,Such a beautiful voice and such a lovely person, she felt like part of the family & made Dad's 90th birthday so special, the best birthday present ever!

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Joy C, 2 years ago

Just a few words to say thank you for coming to sing today, everyone absolutely adored you and will talk about you for many weeks to come! You have a wonderful talent but most of all you touch the hearts of those you sing to and that is a real gift. God bless you always xx

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