Mag. art Linda Kazani
Soprano and Vocal Coach
Linda Kazani was born in Tirana, in 1974. After graduating from the Artistic Lyceum "Jordan Misja" in Tirana, she studied lyrical singing at the Academy of Arts in the class of Prof. Suzana Frashëri and Prof. Hamide Stringa. In 1996, she graduated as a lyrical singer with high results. During her studies at the Academy of Arts, she stood out with her talent and was chosen by a committee of Austrian professors to participate in the Opera Festival in Linz, Austria, where at the age of 20, she sang her first role, Bastienne in the Mozart's opera "Bastien und Bastienne".
In the years 1997 - 1999, she completed her Master's degree at the "Folkwang Universität der Künste" in Essen, Germany, as a scholarship recipient of the German DAAD scholarship.
There she studied Musiktheater in: Oper, Oratorium, Lied, Musical and Operette in the class of Ks. Prof. Csilla Zentai and Prof. Michael D. Mills.
After completion of the Master's degree, the academic title "Magister in Art" is awarded
Immediately after finishing her studies in Germany, she was employed as a soprano at the Klagenfurt Opera in Austria.
In her roles as Violetta in "La Traviata", Gilda in "Rigoletto", Lucia in "Lucia
di Lammermoor", Norina in "Don Pasquale", Adina in "L'elisir d'amore", Amina
in "La Sonnambula", the Queen of the Night in "The Magic Flute", etc., has reaped success on many stages of European cities such as Vienna, Klagenfurt, Budapest, Ljubljana, Bolzano, Rome, Turin, Udine, Nürnberg, Essen, Düsseldorf, Basel, Tirana etc.
Since September 2016, she has been working as a voice teacher at her private school in Klagenfurt, the city where she lives with her husband and two children. Alongside her teaching work, she continues her artistic activity, giving concerts together with her husband, the pianist Erald Simixhiu.
Since January 2019, she has been teaching as a voice teacher at the Carinthian Music Academy in Austria "Carinthian Music Academy".
In recent years, she also participates as a member of the jury in the vocal competitions of young talents.
She is also known as the author of methodical books: "Voice training"
"50 exercises for voice training"
Since 2020, she is also the producer of the annual edition of the Musical Show "Broadway Nights" in Tirana.