Ruxandra Ibric Cioranu

soprano

Born in Bucharest, Romania, Ruxandra Ibric Cioranu attended the opera singing classes at Dinu Lipatti College and then at the National University of Music in Bucharest from which she graduated in 2003. Between 2000 and 2004 she attended various baroque masterclasses at Handel Academy in Karlsruhe with Jeffrey Gall and Richard Wistreich, and at Austria Barock Akademie in Gmunden with Kai Wessel, Hermann Max and Ute von Garczinsky, where she was also recipient of the Tostmann Award. In 2004 she was granted a scholarship at the Centre de Musique Baroque de Versailles and graduated in 2007.

Ruxandra is also a laureate of the Nadia & Lili Boulanger Foundation. She has performed in many concerts across Europe with various baroque ensembles such as Romabarocca Ensemble (dir. Lorenzo Tozzi), Camerata Vocale de Brive (dir. Jean Michel Hasler), Collegium 1704 (dir. Vaclav Lux), Les Talens Lyriques (dir. Christophe Rousset), Cordis & Organum (dir. J.C. Leclére), II Gardellino (dir. Ketil Haugsand), and the London Schubert Players, as well as under the direction of Ton Koopman, Jerome Correas, Patrick Cohen Akenin and Olivier Schneebeli.