Valentina Farcas


Valentina Farcas has worked with some of the foremost conductors and directors of our time including Maestros Riccardo Muti, Riccardo Chailly, Kirill Petrenko, Jaap van Zweden, Nikolas Harnoncourt, Kurt Masur, Fabio Luisi, Rene Jacobs, Fabio Biondi, Ivor Bolton, Paavo Järvi, Jeffrey Tate, Bruno Bartoletti, Bertrand de Billy, Thomas Hengelbrock, Alessandro de Marchi, Riccardo Frizza, Christopher Hogwood and directors Robert Carsen, Stefan Heerheim, Damiano Michieletto, Barrie Kosky, Laurent Pelly, Daniele Abbado, Cristina Muti, Guy Joosten and others.  She has performed at the Theater an der Wien, Salzburg Festival, Teatro Regio Torino, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Komische Oper Berlin, Hong Kong Philharmonic, Dallas Opera, Dallas Symphony, Teatro San Carlo Napoli, Nederlandse Opera Amsterdam, Opera National de Lyon, Semperoper Dresden, Ravenna Festival, Opera de Lausanne, Theatre de Champs-Elysees, Theâtre Capitole du Toulouse, Teatro Municipal Santiago Chile, and the Wiener Musikverein.

Recent appearances include the Beethoven Missa Solemnis in the Beethovenfest Bonn and a nationally televised concert from the Kölner Dom conducted by Maestro Kent Nagano, Mahler Symphony #4 with Maestro Giancarlo Guerrero and the Gulbenkian Orchestra in Lisbon, Beethoven Ah! Perfido with the Gewandhaus Leipzig, her debut in the the role of Zdenka in Strauss’ Arabella in a new Robert Carsen production and Maestro Fabio Luisi at Opernhaus Zürich, Mahler Symphony #8 (2nd Soprano) with Maestro Fabio Luisi and Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, the Final Scene of Strauss Capriccio with NHK Symphony Orchestra Tokyo and Maestro Paavo Järvi, Mozart c-moll Messe at the Bad Kissingen Festival with Maestro Paavo Järvi, Cleopatra in Handel’s Giulio Cesare at the Komische Oper Berlin, the Soprano Solo in the Brahms Requiem with Maestro Paavo Järvi and the Deutsche Kammerphilharmonie Bremen for the 150th Anniversary of the Premiere in the Bremen Cathedral, Nanetta in Falstaff with the Teatro Regio di Torino, Bach St. Matthew Passion with Maestro Jaap van Zweden and the Dallas Symphony, her Japanese debut with Despina in Cosi fan tutte with Maestro Jonathan Nott (opposite Sir Thomas Allen) and the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, a return to Hong Kong for the Waldvogel in Siegfried with Maestro Jaap van Zweden and the Hong Kong Philharmonic, Giulietta in I Capuleti e i Montecchi with Maesto Fabio Biondi produced on CD by Glossa Musica.