Ms Yoncheva's 2018/2019 engagements include her title role debut in a new production of Cherubini's Médée for Statsoper Unter den Linden in Berlin, followed by her return to the Metropolitan Opera for performances as Desdemona in Otello and in the title part of Iolanta. Sonya returns to the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden as Desdemona in a new staging of Otello, a role that also leads her to the Berliner Philharmonie for concert performances with the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. She also reprises her acclaimed portrayals of Tosca at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden and Opéra de Paris, Violetta in La traviata at the Teatro alla Scala in Milan and Norma at the Bavarian State Opera of Munich.
Sonya Yoncheva graduated with performance degrees in piano and voice in her hometown of Plovdiv, Bulgaria and later obtained her master’s degree in voice at the Conservatory of Geneva. She is an alumna of William Christie’s Le Jardin des Voix.
Sonya records exclusively for Sony Classical and is featured on her solo CDs The Verdi Album, Handel and Paris, mon amour.<br>