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Monika Jägerová studied singing with Pavla Zumrová. She debuted on the Czech opera stage in 2017 in the role of Mrs. Quickly (Falstaff) at the Silesian Theater in Opava, where she then introduced herself as Kohout (Cunning Little Vixen) and Háta (The Bartered Bride). In the 2018/2019 season, she made her debut at the Moravian-Silesian National Theater in Ostrava in the roles of Princess (Suor Angelica), and Zita (Gianni Schicchi) as well as The Old Slovak Woman (Destiny). She debuted as Bradamante in Händel's Alcina in National Theater Brno with Collegium 1704 and Václav Luks. At the Teatro Verdi in Trieste, in the role of Mrs. Baggot she participated in the international performance of Britten's opera The Little Sweep (2016) and performed the alto part in the stage oratorio Stabat Mater by Valentina Shuklina (2017).


She is passionately dedicated to the interpretation of early music, regularly collaborating with ensembles such as Collegium 1704, Czech Ensemble Baroque, Hof-musici, and Ensemble Damian; in 2019 she was a guest at the Oude Muziek festival in Utrecht with the Tourbillon Ensemble. She performed at the Castle Baroque Theatre in Český Krumlov as Curtio (A. Giannettini: Claudio Nerone, 2018) and Timante (J. A. Hasse: Demofoonte, 2019), at the Olomouc Baroque Festival she performed as Gloria (A. Vivaldi: La Gloria e Imeneo, 2018) and Giove (K. Ditters von Dittersdorf: Il Tribunale di Giove, 2019). For the summer season in Vadstena, Sweden, she assumed the role of Ascalax (G. Ph. Telemann: Orfeo, 2019).

She has attended masterclasses with Emmy Kirkby (Dartington International Summer School 2015), Chantal Santon Jeffery, and Deda Cristina Colonny (Academy Versailles 2018), Markéta Cukrová and Lorenzo Charoye (Summer School of Early Music Valtice 2015).


In 2016 she won the Prague Singer International Singing Competition, in 2017 she received an honorable mention at the Iuventus Canti International Singing Competition (Vráble, Slovakia) and made it to the finals of the Renata Tebaldi International Singing Competition in San Marino. In 2019 she won 3rd prize in the Lieder category at the Antonín Dvořák International Singing Competition in Karlovy Vary. She also studied violin at the Jan Deyl Conservatory in Prague, and musicology at the Faculty of Arts of Charles University, with the emphasis on 17th and 18th century music.

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