Inga Slubovska-Kancevica (soprano) is one of the last year`s leading opera and concert singers in Latvia, confirmed by the Latvian National Opera`s best solist prize of honour (2009), and has also been awarded top prize at several international vocal competitions. In 2017 she won the first place in the 3rd PLMF vocalist competition in Tallin.
Beside 25 operatic casts accumulated at the Latvian National Opera in fifteen years, the singer has been demanded to international festivals, vocal-symphonic productions in Latvia and other countries, classic operetta performances and solo concerts. Her voice has served as inspiration to Latvian composers Arturs Maskats, Laura Gustovska, Ingmars Zemzaris, Pēteris Vasks and Vilnis Šmīdbergs, who have dedicated their works to the singer.
Inga Slubovska-Kancevica holds a Master`s degree (2002) from Jazeps Vitols Latvian Academy of Music in Anitas Garanca class. She is Latvian National Opera soloist since 2008. The brightest opera roles: Adina (The Elixir of Love), Rosina (The Barber of Seville), Sussanna (The Marrige of Figaro), Musette (La Bohema), Lauret (Gianni Schicchi), Lucia (Lucia di Lammermoor), Gilda (Rigoletto), Nannetta (Falstaff), Ninette (The Love for Three Oranges) and Adele in operetta Die Fledermaus.
In the production of vocal-symphonic works Inga Slubovska-Kancevica has collaborated with such conductors as Karel Mark Chichon, John Storgårds, Andres Mustonen, Jüri Alperten, Nikolai Alexeev, Zbigniew Graca, Modestas Pitrenas, Gintaras Rinkevičius, Māris Sirmais, Sigvards Kļava, Mārtiņš Ozoliņš, Andris Poga etc. She has sung in such works as Honegger’s The Dance of the Dead, Mozart’s Requiem and Exultate jubilate, J.S. Bach’s Mass in B minor and Magnificat, Brahm’s German Requiem, Tippett’s A Child of Our Time etc.
She has performed in Denmark, Russia, Lithuania, Estonia, Poland, Hungary, Germany, Canada, Spain, Rumania, Monaco, USA and Great Britain.
Inga Slubovska-Kancevica concert repertoire includes baroque music, Viennese classics, German, French, Latvian romantic music authors, as well as the 20th century music.