Bernarda Fink

Bernarda Fink, born in Buenos Aires to Slovene parents, received her musical education at the Instituto Superior de Arte del Teatro Colón.


As one of the most sought-after singers in concerts and recitals and much acclaimed for her musical versatility, she frequently performs alongside leading orchestras and conductors in Europe and America. With a  repertoire that ranges from ancient to contemporary music, she regularly appears with the Philharmonic Orchestras of London, Prague, Vienna and Berlin, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Staatskapelle Dresden, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Cleveland- and Philadelphia Orchestras, and with the foremost Baroque orchestras under Blomstedt, Bychkov, Chailly, Davis, Gardiner, Gergiev, Harnoncourt, Jacobs, Jansons, Muti, Norrington, Pinnock, Prêtre, Rattle and Welser-Möst. Mrs. Fink is welcomed regularly in Argentina and at the main opera houses of Europe and often appears in recitals at the Wiener Musikverein and Konzerthaus, Schubertiade Schwarzenberg, Concertgebouw and Wigmore Hall. Some of her nearly 50 recordings have been awarded coveted prizes (Diapason d’Or, Grammy).


Highlights of the 2015/2016 season include Schmidt´s DAS BUCH MIT SIEGEN SIEGELN with Manfred Honeck, Debussy´s PELLEAS ET MÉLISANDE/Geneviève with Sir Simon Rattle and the Berlin Philharmonic in a semi-staged version by Peter Sellars in Berlin and with the LSO in London, Mahler´s III. Symphony with the Philharmonia Orchestra as well as Mahler´s II. Symphony with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra under Daniel Harding.


In 2006, Bernarda Fink was awarded the Austrian Honorary Medal for Art and Science and in 2013, together with her brother Marcos Fink, the most prestigious cultural award of Slovenia sponsored by the Prešeren-foundation. In 2014 the Austrian Ministry of Arts awarded her with the title Austrian Kammersänger.