Irina Popova was born in Bulgaria, studied piano and flute and completed her vocal studies at the Sofia Academy in 1995. She won the "International Media Prize" at the International Belvedere Competition in Vienna. Her first engagement took her to the Lucerne Theatre. She has also made guest appearances at the Volksoper Wien, the theatres in Klagenfurt, Bielefeld, Kaiserslautern, Mannheim, Freiburg, Schwerin and Basel. Since the 05.06 season, she has been engaged at the Aachen Theatre.
Il viaggio a Reims
– Komische Oper in einem Akt von Gioachino Rossini
Vom Fischer und seiner Frau
– Musikalisches Märchen von Katharina Grosch und Malcolm Kemp
Why do you make theatre?Because I love it.
What's your favourite place in Aachen?The apple orchard behind Aachen University Hospital (Karlsgarten).
What kind of future do you dream of?One in which we live together peacefully.