Born in Prague, Zuzana Marková made her debut at the age of 16 at the National Moravian-Silesian Theatre.
She studied at the Prague Conservatory, participated in master classes with Mietta Sighele and Veriano Lucchetti in Riva del Garda, and continued her vocal studies with Paola Pittaluga at the opera studio in Bologna. In recent seasons, she debuted at Opernhaus Zürich as Elvira in I Puritani, at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow in La Traviata, at Teatro San Carlo in Napoli in Il Cappello di Paglia di Firenze and at Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa in Lucia di Lammermoor. She appeared in concert with the Essen Philharmonic, returned to Teatro Massimo di Palermo as Violetta, to La Fenice in Lucia di Lammermoor and to Oper Köln in Manon. Most recently, she performed La Traviata at Opera di Firenze.
Future plans include I Puritani at Oper Frankfurt and at Opéra Royal de Wallonie in Liegi, Rigoletto at Opéra de Massy, and her U.S. debut in La Traviata at Atlanta Opera. Recent season’s engagements have included Marianne in Sauget’s Les caprices de Marianne with Opéra de Reims, Opéra-Théâtre de Metz-Métropole, Opéra Municipal de Marseille, Opéra de Tours, Opéra Grand Avignon, Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux and Opéra-Théâtre de Limoges; Ismene in Alceste with Teatro La Fenice in Venice; Oscar in Un Ballo in Maschera with Teatro Massimo di Palermo; La Traviata at Teatro Lirico di Cagliari; Anna Bolena at Opéra Municipal de Marseille; and Lucia di Lammermoor with Opéra Grand Avignon and Teatro delle Muse in Ancona.