Kristel Pärtna

(soprano)

EDUCATION AND WORK
Kristel Pärtna received her Master’s Degree from Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre in 2011. In 2009–2010 she studied at Sibelius Academy with Anssi Hirvonen within the Erasmus program. She was the grantee of Mati Palm Foundation in 2010 and the grantee of the NO Opera Academy in 2010–2012. In 2012 Kristel studied at Accademia del Belcanto “Rodolfo Celletti” within the PLMF Young Talents Program. She is the soloist of the Estonian National Opera since the autumn of the same year.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
In 2012 she received the Marje and Kuldar Sink “Young Singer Award”, in 2016 she won the scholarship of the Estonian Richard Wagner Society, in 2017 the Harjumaa County Theatre Award, in 2020 the Estonian Annual Theatre Award as well as the SEB Audience Award.

REPERTOIRE 
Violetta (Verdi’s “La traviata”)
Gilda (Verdi’s “Rigoletto”) 
Oscar (Verdi’s “Un ballo in maschera”)
Marfa (Rimsky-Korsakov’s “The Tsar’s Bride”)
Adina (Donizetti’s “L’elisir d’amore”)
Norina (Donizetti’s “Don Pasquale”)
Susanna (Mozart’s “Le Nozze di Figaro”)
Pamina (Mozart’s “Die Zauberflöte”, Finnish National Opera)
Arminda (Mozart’s “La finta giardiniera”) 
Mademoiselle Silberklang (Mozart’s “Der Schauspieldirektor”)
Zdenka (Strauss’ “Arabella”)
Cleopatra (Händel’s “Julius Caesar”) 
Armida (Händel’s “Rinaldo”)
Mercédѐs (Bizet’s “Carmen”)
Leonora (Hindemith’s “The Long Christmas Dinner”)
1st Flower Maiden (Wagner’s “Parsifal”)
Mari’s voice (A. Hirv’s “Fire Enchanter”)
Euridice (Rossi/Terranova “L’Orfeo. Immagini di una lontananza”)
Lagle (Puur’s “The Colours of Clouds”)
Fire’s Shadow/Princess’ Shadow/The Nightingale (Ravel’s “L’enfant et les sortileges”)

Concert performance:
Clotilde (Bellini’s “Norma”)
Juliette (Korngold’s “Die tote Stadt”)