Radka Gaeva

Radka Gaeva

Bulgarian singer.
Date of Birth: 04.05.1930
Country: Bulgaria

  1. A Bulgarian Singer
  2. International Recognition
  3. International Training and Performances
  4. Notable Roles

A Bulgarian Singer

Rada Gayeva is a Bulgarian singer who has made significant contributions to the world of opera. She completed her musical education at the Varna School of Music and later studied under the guidance of Constanța Kirova.

International Recognition

Gayeva's talent and dedication to her craft earned her the prestigious title of Laureate at the International Music Festival "Prague Spring" in 1954. This recognition catapulted her career and established her as a highly respected singer in the industry.

International Training and Performances

In an effort to further refine her skills, Gayeva embarked on training opportunities abroad. She spent the years 1956-1957 honing her craft in the Soviet Union, and later, from 1959 to 1961, she further expanded her musical horizons in Italy.

Notable Roles

Gayeva made her debut on the stage of the Varna Opera in 1949, portraying the character of Magdalena in Verdi's "Rigoletto." However, it was her time as a soloist at the Sofia National Academy Theatre of Opera and Ballet from 1953 onwards that truly showcased her exceptional talent. Some of her most notable roles include Carmen in Bizet's "Carmen," Nezhata in Rimsky-Korsakov's "Sadko," and Marfa in Mussorgsky's "Khovanshchina."

Throughout her career, Rada Gayeva has captivated audiences with her powerful voice, emotional performances, and dedication to her craft. Her achievements in the field of opera have solidified her status as one of Bulgaria's most celebrated singers.