Dora Rubart-Pavlíková Albina (soprano)
After vocal studies at the Jan Deyl Conservatory in Prague, Dora Rubart-Pavlíková finished her studies at the Conservatory of Pardubice (class of Prof. Šimůnková-Štěpánová). She graduated from the Nuremberg School of Music (class of Dr. Jan Hammar) in 2011. In addition to that, she participated in master classes with Brigitte Fassbaender, Margaret Baker-Genovesi, Elisabeth Scholl, Edith Wiens, Rudolf Jansen, Andrej Kucharsky, Joel Frederikssen, and Rudolf Piernay.
In the Czech Republic, Dora Rubart-Pavlíková appeared, among other roles, as Dvořák’s Rusalka and as Lidunka in Blodek’s In the Well, as well as in numerous concerts and radio recordings. Her other parts included Lauretta (Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi) and Alice Ford (Verdi’s Falstaff). After taking up her studies in Germany, she sang Countess Almaviva (Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro) and Flaminia (Haydn’s Il mondo della luna) in the production of the conservatory. At the Munich Chamber Opera she sang the part of Elisetta (Cimarosa’s Il matrimonio segreto), Fulvia (Rossini’s La pietra del paragone), Ninetta (Mozart’s La finta semplice) and Marchesa Lucinda (Piccini’s La Cecchina).
Besides, she performed in song recitals and concerts in Europe and Japan. She appeared in 2005 as a guest singer at the festival Éclat de voix in France.
In the Czech Republic she also devotes herself to baroque opera, having sung the part of Juno in La Semele by J. A. Hasse in 2016 in a performance given by the Ensemble Damian led by Tomáš Hanzlík. For her rendering of the role of Astrea in La contesa dei numi by L. Vinci, in a production by the same ensemble, she was long-listed for the Thalia Award for Opera in 2018.
She has collaborated on a long-term basis with Collegium Vocale 170, Ensemble Inégal, Ensemble Mathesius and the Hungarian ensemble Aura Musicale.
In the spring of 2007 she performed the title role of the baroque opera by Reinhard Keiser Fredegunda under the direction of Christoph Hammer in Munich and Bayreuth. This part won her several nomination in the category “Emerging Artist of the Year” in a survey held by the critics of the “Opernwelt” (2007). A recording of Fredegunda was published at Naxos in January 2009.
Dora Rubart-Pavlíková has been awarded several prizes at national and international competitions, such as the first prize at the Dušek Competition for the Interpretation of Mozart’s Works. Besides, she has received scholarships by the International Association of the Wagner Societies and the German Theatre and Orchestra Association.