Soprano Roxana Briban, aged 39, who committed suicide Saturday afternoon in her home in Bucharest and has prepared from time to act.
A simple search on Facebook to profile former National Opera soprano to demonstrate that the act was premeditated. Roxana Briban has put a profile photo of the bloody hand. The picture is even more macabre as the artist committed suicide by cutting her wrists.
Roxana Briban`s life was dedicated to music since the age of 6 years, by studying the violin and singing, soon becoming a soloist of the Romanian Radio Children’s Choir, which supports over 300 concerts in the country and abroad. She graduated from the University of Music Bucharest class prof. Slatinaru-Maria Nistor in 2000. Immediately after graduation, the National Opera debut as soloist in Bucharest, the role of Countess in Marriage of Figaro by WA Mozart opera.
Top international career is marked by her debut at the Wiener Staatsoper in 2003, Micaela role of Georges Bizet’s opera Carmen. Since then, Romanian soprano scene becomes permanent guest at Vienna, to conclude contracts in the season 2009-2010, with the roles Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni), Mimi (La Boheme), Amelia Grimaldi (Simon Boccanegra), Countess (The Marriage of Figaro) and Tatiana (Eugene Onegin). Bucharest scene stays true as it is called in theaters and Volksoper Wien, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Theatre du Capitole Toulouse, Teatro Municipal Santiago de Chile and Het Muziektheater in Amsterdam, Zurich, Rome, Dresden, Madrid, Athens, Bangkok, Singapore or Seoul and where it has occasion to be with renowned conductors such as Marco Armiliato, Adam Fischer, Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos, Michail Jurowski, Zubin Mehta, Seiji Ozawa, Marc Piollet, Peter Schneider, Vjekoslav Sutej, directors such as Michael Hampe, Robert Wilson and famous artists such as Agnes Baltsa, Giuseppe Filianoti, Ferruccio Furlanetto, Franz Grundheber, Ildiko Raimondi, Michael Schade, Stephanie Toczyska.
Stamp lyric-spinto voice soprano Roxana Briban approach allows a wide variety of roles, from Leila (Pearl Fishers), Micaela (Carmen), Nedda (harlequin) to Marguerite Helen (Mephistopheles) or Mozart roles as the Countess (Marriage of Figaro), Donna Elvira, Donna Anna (Don Giovanni) and Verdi roles like Violetta Valéry (La Traviata), Alice Ford (Falstaff), Amelia Grimaldi (Simon Boccanegra), with the same name from the opera Aida, Leonora (Troubadour), Elisabetta de Valois (Don Carlo), playing roles from the repertoire puccinian Mimi (La Boheme) and Cio-Cio San (Madama Butterfly). In his repertoire are found vocal-symphonic works, from Bach, Handel, Beethoven, Brahms, Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy, Verdi, Mahler, Dmitri Shostakovich and up to Paul Hindemith.
After touring Asia with the Mozart opera The Marriage of Figaro, the Countess’s role, continued collaboration with Wiener Staatsoper in the 2007-2008 season with two tournaments in Europe (Luxembourg) opera Don Giovanni, Donna Elvira and the role of second tour in Asia (Tokyo Opera Nomori), where the soprano Roxana Briban debuted in the role of Tatiana, the opera Eugene Onegin by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky, under the leadership of the famous musical conductor Seiji Ozawa.
In 2009 he was fired from the Bucharest National Opera, and employee contracts that we have the soprano of the Vienna Opera and they ended with the departure from the institution’s leadership Ioan Holender, August 30, 2010 , which is why she suffered a depression, what caused it as November 20, 2010 to commit suicide.
Director National Opera, Catalin Ionescu Arbore, said that in 2009, soprano Roxana Briban and resigned.
Roxana Briban-”Mi tradi quell’alma ingrata” -Don GiovanniTags: facebook, Roxana Briban suicide, soprano suicide, suicide on facebook