Sonya Yoncheva | Press releases
"Desdemona is far from being a wilting flower," said soprano Sonya Yoncheva: “Desdemona is a strong woman who knows exactly what she’s doing. The only thing that escapes her is the level of craziness attained by Otello. I personally think she’s very brave."see more
"Yoncheva is a charismatic actor, her face a transparent screen of emotion. Mainly, though, she creates character with the voice. Great Verdi singing is an art of transition, arising not from the immaculate execution of this or that aria but from an accretion of telling contrasts."see more
Interview with Sonya Yoncheva in Opéra Magazine
Das Opernglas - 02.2015
"A cold winter afternoon, backstage at the Metropolitan Opera House. Sonya Yoncheva, in black jeans, black boots, and a black sweater, is seated in a small, nondescript office space not far from the stage door, recounting her dizzyingly swift and serendipitous ascent to Opera’s Most Buzzed About Soprano...
"Sonya Yoncheva, a Bulgarian soprano on the brink of stardom, received a phone call with a bold request last month at her home in Switzerland. Could she quickly learn the role of Mimì in Puccini’s “La Bohème,” fly to New York and sing the part onstage, for the first time, at the Metropolitan Opera just five weeks after giving birth to her first child?..."see more