Musical Profile


the info is from the year 2007 🙂 

Soprano Irina Iordachescu was born in Bucharest, on the 9th of March, 1977, in a family of musicians. In 2000 she graduated the Academy of Music in Bucharest, at the singing class of professor Maria Slatinaru Nistor and the lieder-oratorio class of professor Dan Iordachescu.


Starting with 1997 she has been a laureate of national singing competitions, such as “Mihail JoraSecond Prize and Ionel Perlea” – Grand Prize.


She is also a laureate of international singing competitions such as G.B. Viotti” – Italia – Prize “Cesare Bardelli“; “Silvia Geszty” – Spain – Third Prize; “Maria Callas” – Greece – Third Prize; “Vincenzo Bellini” – Italy – Second Prize; “IVC s’Hertogenbosch” – Holland –Third Prize and the Prize of the Public.


The year 2000 has brought the debut of soprano Irina Iordachescu on the stage of the Bucharest National Opera, in the role of Pamina from W.A. Mozart’s “Die Zauberflote“, and in 2001 she made her international debut on the stage of the “Dante Alighieri” Theatre in Ravenna, in the role of Giulietta from “I Capuleti e I Montecchi ” by Vincenzo Bellini, in the Musical Festival of Ravenna, Italy.


Also in 2001 she is invited to sing in two vocal-symphonic concerts on the stage of the “Teatro alla Scala” from Milan, Italy, under the musical direction of Maestro RICCARDO MUTI, with the Orchestra and the Choir of “La Scala”.


In the same concerts, she has also sung in theTourneo nei paesi dell’Est (Armenia, Turkey and Polland) of the Orchestra and Choir of “La Scala“, under the musical direction of Maestro Riccardo Muti.


In september 2007, Irina Iordachescu has had her opera debut on the scene of “TEATRO ALLA SCALA” from Milan, in one of the main roles, the one of Zeyno Kari from ” Teneke ” by Fabio Vacchi – an opera written by the italian composer especially to be represented on the stage of Teatro alla Scala.


The international premiere, with a modern and magnificent staging achieved by director Ermanno Olmi and scenographer Arnaldo Pomodoro, was conducted by Maestro Roberto Abbado.


In november 2007, in Las Palmas and Ravenna, soprano Irina Iordachescu sang the role of Irene from ‘Il ritorno di Don Calandrino’ by Domenico Cimarosa, an opera recently discovered by Maestro Riccardo Muti. The opera has seen its international premiere in the spring of 2007, in Salzburg, and Maestro Riccardo Muti has taken the production on tour – with Las Palmas (Teatro PEREZ GALDOS ) as the starting point, and Ravenna, Pisa and Piacenza following in December 2007.


Since 2005 soprano Irina Iordachescu has been a soloist of the Bucharest National Opera, on whose stage she has rendered high class interpretations of the roles Lucia from Lucia di Lammermoor by G. Donizetti, Gilda from Rigoletto by G. Verdi, Norina from Don Pasquale by G. Donizetti, Domizia from Decebalo by L. Leo, Fiordiligi from Cosi fan tutte, Pamina from Die Zauberflote, Susanna from Le nozze di Figaro by W.A. Mozart , Musetta from La Boheme by G. Puccini, Valencienne from Die Lustige Witwe by F.Lehar.


Soprano Irina Iordachescu is engaged in a rich concertistic activity, carried out in cameral recitals and concerts with vocal-symphonic works of great breadth, such as Mozart’s “Exultate, jubilate“, “Requiem” and the “C – minor messe“, Beethoven’s “Missa Solemnis” and “The Ninth Symphony“, Haydn’s “Nelson Messe“, Brahms’s “German Requiem“, Dvorak’s “Requiem“, G.Rossini’s “Stabat Mater”, together with prestigious Romanian orchestras, such as the “George Enescu Philarmonic Orchestra” and the “National Radio Orchestra” in Bucharest, the “Banatul Philarmonic Orchestra” in Timisoara, ”Oltenia” from Craiova “, “Black Sea” from Constanta, Transilvania State Philarmonic from Cluj, the State Philarmonics from Sibiu, Arad, Tirgu Mures and Oradea, and from abroad: the Symphonic Orchestra from Mulhouse (France), “L’Estro Armonico” from Luxembourg, Orchestra Clasica “Ciudad de Murcia” (Spain), the State Philarmonic Orchestra from Salonic (Greece), the “Veneta” Philarmonic Orchestra and Orchestra Filarmonica di Teatro ” V.Bellini” di Catania from Italy and the “Brabants Orchestra” from Holland.


OUTSIDE ROMANIA she has performed under the musical direction of great musical directors such as Maestro Riccardo Muti, Roberto Abbado, Sainz Alfaro, Amaury du Closel, Michele Santorsola, Paul Nadler, Cyril Diederich, Claire Gibault, Ivan Anguelov, Julian Kovatchef, Daffydd Bullock, Neil Thomson, Nicolas Astrinidis, Christoph Adt, Milen Nachev, Nayden Todorov, Nino Manuli, Koen Schoots, Wolfgang Greus, Christian Schulz, Urs Schneider, in Opera and Oratorio repertoire.


IN ROMANIA in the Oratorio repertoire she has performed under the musical direction of great musical directors as Maestro Cristian Mandeal, Gheorghe Costin, Horia Andreescu, Camil Marinescu, Rasvan Cernat, Florentin Mihaescu, Ilarion I.Galati, Acel Ervin, Iosif Prunner, Nicolae Moldoveanu and in the Opera repertoire with Maestro Iurie Florea, Cornel Trailescu, Adrian Morar, Lucian Anca, Rasvan Cernat, Constantin Petrovici, Vlad Conta, Tiberiu Soare, Ciprian Teodorascu, Florin Totan.


In the recent years she has been invited to sing in concerts and festivals in Italy, France, Spain, Luxembourg, Germany, Poland, Turkey, Maroc, Armenia, Bulgaria, Greece, and together with Maestro Gheorghe Zamfir she has performed in the United States of America (New York Carnegie Hall and Chicago) and in Israel (Tel Aviv, Jerusalim and Haifa).


She had the honour to perform in concerts on the same stage or productions with great artists such as Montserrat Caballe, Kaludi Kaludov, Marcello Giordani, Eduard Tumagian, Ionel Pantea, Thomas Mohr, Georg Tichy.


She has been taking master classes with the famous bulgarian tenor KALUDI KALUDOV since 2007.


On December 27th, 2008, she was invited to sing in a ” Christmas Concert ” with the famous italian tenor MARCELLO GIORDANI, after having won one of the 3 scholarships offered by Marcello Giordani  after his Master Class in December 2008.


In May 2009 she made her debut in the Premiera of “Don Pasquale” at the National Opera in Bucharest, in the role of Norina.


Between July 10th and August 23rd, 2009, soprano Irina Iordachescu has performed in the role of Gilda on the stage of the Sankt Margarethen Opera Festival 2009 – Austria, in 10 performances of the new  RIGOLETTO production , in the magnificent staging of the italian director Renzo Giacchieri.


In October 2009 she was invited to sing the role of Gilda from “Rigoletto” by G. Verdi at PLOVDIV Opera Theater in Bulgaria.


In 2010, she will sing again in Bulgaria, in March, on the stage of RUSSE OPERA Theater, in the Ninth Symphony by Ludwig van Beethoven, and in April, on the stage of SOFIA OPERA Theater, in the role of Liu from “TURANDOT” by G. Puccini. 

(will be updated soon)


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