Ms. Jana Heryanová Ryklová (born 1976) is a young talented soprano recognized for her superior lyrical voice, which has a great range and the ability of coloratura. Her reliable technical erudition, musicality, and a clear capability of impressive tone rendition give the audience a chance to experience unforgettable enjoyment in various music genres. Ms. Heryanová Ryklová received her quality musical schooling in the opera department of the Prague Conservatory where she studied and graduated under the supervision of Professor Miloslav Pospíšil. She completed her education at the Prague Music Academy in the class of Senior Lecturer Jana Jonášová in 2004.

While she was still a student, she performed such roles as Zuzanka by Mozart, Laureta (Puccini), Gilda (Verdi), Esmeralda (Smetana). Her present repertoire includes not only opera arias but also operetta, spiritual music, as well as contemporary vocal music. She has taken part in many concerts both in the Czech Republic and abroad, especially in Germany, Switzerland, Italy, France and Slovenia, portraying various roles by W.A.Mozart, C. Franc, G. Rossini, J.S.Bach, G.F. Handel, and A.Dvořák. She has appeared at the renowned festivals such as Prague Spring, Prague Autumn, Thurn - Taxis Festival held in the grounds of Loučeň Castle, and at Foerster Days in Osenice.

She established a cooperation with the leading German conductor and chorus master Bernd Radoch from Cologne in 2006, and they went on a Christmas tour round Germany. She has also sung in St. Vitus Cathedral under the guidance of the diocesan organist several times, where she performed many solo parts in cooperation with both Czech and foreign choruses. She has also worked together with many distinguished organists. Her performance has always pleased not only opera goers but also music-loving audiences of various private engagements. Her unmatched singing guarantees that the audience will feel utterly moved.

Extracts of her arias and other highlights are available on Ms. Heryánová Ryklová’s official web page. Listening them, you will be convinced yourself of the brilliance and beauty of the singing of this gifted young Czech singer.


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