Edita Gruberova has sung her lastmain
The popular coloratura soprano has retired at 74.
Statement from Alexander Pereira at the Maggio Musicale:
Edita Gruberová was extremely happy to come for a singing recital at the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino on June 14, 2020, which was then postponed to October 3 due to the health emergency. The forced pause due to Covid-19 has also significantly delayed preparations for this concert. For a singer in an advanced state of her career, it is essential to keep the voice in shape with regular performances. The situation created by the virus made it impossible to maintain a singing routine, as all sorts of events were canceled. Since August, Mrs Gruberová resumed preparing the ambitious program scheduled for the evening of 3 October 2020. Despite her extraordinary commitment, Edita Gruberová informed us today of her decision to end her career. We were extremely happy to host one of the greatest sopranos in our theatre, and we are very sorry to know that this great moment cannot take place.