January 18, 1964|
|Other names||Elena Mosuc|
|Education||George Enescu University of Arts|
|Occupation||Opera singer (soprano)|
Closely connected to the Zürich Opera House, Elena Moșuc has constantly performed to all the important opera houses and festivals in Europe (Barcelona, Berlin, Hamburg, Munich, Vienna, Salzburg, Paris, London, Milan, Rome, Venice, Verona, Brussels, Amsterdam), United States (New York Metropolitan, Dallas), Japan and China. Moșuc also appears regularly at the Romanian National Opera houses.
Born in Iași, Romania, Moșuc educated at the George Enescu Conservatory, and before completing her studies she started singing at the Iași Romanian National Opera. In 1990, she received the first prize at the ARD International Music Competition in Munich, which opened the way for an international career.
At the Zürich Opera House, she appeared in various roles, among others as the Queen of the Night, Konstanze, Donna Anna, Lucia di Lammermoor, Linda di Chamounix, Elvira, Gilda, Violetta, Luisa Miller, Sophie, Zerbinetta, Aminta/Timidia (The silent woman), Musetta, Micaëla, Marguerite, Liù, Medora (Il Corsaro), Nedda, Mrs. Alice Ford, Stella, Olympia, Antonia and Giulietta.
Moșuc received many prestigious prizes. In 1991, she won the international Monte-Carlo music competition, followed by the European Furtherance Prize for Music, in 1993, and the Premio Bellini d’ Oro, in Catania, in 1995. In 2002, Moșuc received the Premio Zenatello di Verona, and in 2004 the Premio Verdi di Modena and the Premio Verdi di Verona. In 2009, Moşuc was the first soprano in Eastern Europe to receive the international award Siola d'oro.
In 2005, Moșuc was appointed an Officer of the Arts by the Romanian presidency. She received Romania's “Woman of the Year" award in 2009. In the same year, she received her doctor’s degree in music science at the National University of Music Bucharest. In 2010, Elena Moșuc became honorary citizen of her native city, Iași.
- Notre Amour – French and Romanian songs (with texts and translations): George Enescu – Sept chansons de Clement Marot Op. 15; Ernest Chausson – 5 chansons; Claude Debussy – Nuit d'Étoiles; Gabriel Fauré – 6 chansons; Diamandi Gheciu – Si daca...; Sabin Drăgoi – Crizanteme; Carmen Petra Basacopol – Zoril-si mana cerbii de foc; Vasile Spătărelu – Somnoroase pasarele; Felicia Donceanu – Note de primavara; Pascal Bentoiu – April; Mihail Jora – Primavara; Tiberiu Brediceanu – Floricica de pe apa Doina Stancutei. Achim Stoia – Cand treci, bade, pe la noi; Eduard Caudella – Ochi albastri-s dragalasi. With Sabine Vatin, piano. Arte Nova Voices 2002
- Donizetti Heroines
- Soprano Elena Moşuc at fieiasi.ro
- „La traviata” cu soprana Elena Moşuc Spectacol-aniversar Archived February 24, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.
- Dublu eveniment la Iași (in Romanian)
- Mosuc at bolshoi.ru
- "'Rândunica de aur' a muzicii româneşti. Elena Moşuc, prima soprană din estul Europei care a primit premiul internaţional 'Siola d'oro'" by Cristinel Popa, Jurnalul Naţional, 11 January 2012 (in Romanian)
- Notre Amour, ArkivMusic
- Elena Moşuc – regina donizettiană, 12 December 2013
- Omul zilei: Elena Moşuc
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