ABOUT ME

Lucie Hajkova was born in 1978 in Pardubice, Czech Republic. She studied solo singing at the Pardubice Conservatory and later at the Prague Conservatory . She continued at the Prague Academy of Performing Arts studying with N. Kniplova, graduating in 2008. She is currently polishing her vocal technique with American soprano N. Henninger.

Lucie has participated in numerous courses and lectures by T. Krause , P. Dvorsky, G. M. Beňačková and Hajóssyová .
In 2005 she won the category “Song” at the International Singing Competition in Karlovy Vary. Also in Karlovy Vary, she placed third in the category “Opera” in 2010. In the same year she won third prize in the International Music Festival Ad honorem Mozart in Prague.

Lucie Hajkova is a regular guest soloist of the National Theatre in Prague. She made her debut there in 2009 as the first and second forest nymphs in Dvořák’s Rusalka. In addition to minor roles (Chambermaid in The Devil and Kate, and the second Reaper in Libuse) Lucie appeared in the first scenes in the role of Second Lady in Mozart ‘s The Magic Flute (2012) and the Mermaid in the opera M Ivanovich Enchantia (2012). Since these roles, she was given the prestigious role of Donna Elivra in a new production of Mozart’s Don Giovanni (dir. SKUTR , 2012) at the National Theater.

Since 2006, Lucie has also been a guest at the JK Tyl Theatre in Pilsen where she created the roles of the first forest nymph in Dvorak’s Rusalka, Sister Genevieve in Puccini’s Suor Angelica, Frau Flut in Nikoli’s The Merry Wives of Windsor, Liu in Puccini’s Turandot, Gulietta in Offenbach’s Tales of Hoffman, and Agafia in The Wedding of Bohuslav Martinů. Most recently she created the role of the Foreign Princess in Dvorak’s Rusalka and Wanda in Nedbal’s Polish Blood on the stage of the FxsaldaTheatre in Liberec.

Lucie is a member of the Chamber Opera of Prague where she is cast as The Countess in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro, Second Lady and Second Genius in Mozart’s Magic Flute, and Berta in Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia.
Although Lucie Hajkova is primarily devoted to opera theater, she has performed a series of concerts in the Czech Republic and abroad (concert at the Cairo Opera House in Egypt, performances in Germany, Austria and Spain, and a tour in Japan) and often interprets contemporary vocal literature (Maiblumen blühten Überall , T. Švarcová – From the diary of the Leningrad L. Ochapkinové, and A . Zemlinsky, which Lucie has recorded on CD with the Zemlinsky Quartet.)

For Czech Radio she has recorded a song cycle of Lubos Sluka’s Love Songs .
Among the many conductors with which Lucie has worked are J. Belohlavek , T. Netopil T. Brauner , J. Hrůša , L. Svarovsky. She is married to the National Theatre’s baritone Jiri Hajek, with whom she has two daughters, Mary and Teresa.