Edita Gruberova is celebrated by the press as „prima donna assoluta, coloratura-phenomenon, Queen of the Belcanto“. Enthusiastic ovations of the audience after every appearance confirm it.
Edita Gruberova was born in Bratislava where she studied at the conservatory and with Ruthilde Boesch in Vienna. Her international career began at the Vienna State Opera as Zerbinetta in ARIADNE AUF NAXOS with Karl Böhm conducting.
Since then Mrs. Gruberova is enthusiastically applauded all over the world for her interpretations of the roles of Zerbinetta, Konstanze, Donna Anna, Rosina, Gilda, Violetta and Lucia at the leading opera houses such as Teatro alla Scala, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Metropolitan Opera New York, the Opera Houses of Munich, Vienna, Hamburg, Geneva, Zurich, Florence, Paris, Berlin and Barcelona. Many of these opera companies have produced rare operas especially for Mrs. Gruberova: MARIA STUARDA, I PURITANI, LINDA DI CHAMOUNIX and ROBERTO DEVEREUX at the Vienna State Opera, LA SONNAMBULA in Geneva and Naples, I CAPULETI ED I MONTECCHI in London, I PURITANI at the Metropolitan Opera and at the Bregenz Festival, ROBERTO DEVEREUX, ANNA BOLENA and beatrice di tenda in Barcelona, LA FILLE DU RÉGIMENT, LINDA DI CHAMOUNIX, ROBERTO DEVEREUX, ANNA BOLENA and BEATRICE DI TENDA in Zurich, ANNA BOLENA and I PURITANI at the Bavarian State Opera in Munich, only to name a few. In 2003 she had a tremendous success with her debut of NORMA in Tokyo and in 2004 as Elisabetta in a new production of ROBERTO DEVEREUX at the Munich State Opera, debut for Europe of NORMA in Baden-Baden with recording of a CD. In 2005 she had a triumph with NORMA at the Vienna State Opera, the Salzburg Festival in 2010 and also with NORMA in January 2006 at the Bavaria State Opera Munich.