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Jolana Fogašová is a Slovak opera singer with the voice type of soprano.Fogašová studied classical singing at the Conservatoire in Bratislava (1986–90) and at the Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts under the guidance of Professor V. Stracenska (1990–94), where she also completed her doctorate in 2009. In recent years she has been working with Professor J. Loibl in Munich. She was taught by Carlo Bergonzi in Masterclasses in Siena, Italy. She was awarded a scholarship by the Friends of the Vienna State Opera. She was also a finalist in Luciano Pavarotti International Voice Competition. Since 1992 she has been a permanent guest at the Slovak National Theatre in Bratislava. The same year she launched her international career as a mezzo-soprano. It is her voice range, singing technique and her artistic potential that directed Fogašová towards the soprano repertoire in following years. In December 2011 she sang at a concert alongside the world-famous tenor José Carreras.
During her operatic performances and concerts she has worked with many remarkable conductors: Z. Mehta, F. Luisi, P. Boulez, L. Hager, J. Latham-Konig, J. Svetlanov, N. Bareza, Zhang Guoyong, M. Letonja, E. Villaume, O. Kazushi, E.de Waart, J. Mercier, J. Kovács, J. Bělohlávek, M. Venzago, S.A. Reck, J. Fiore, I. Fischer, O. Lenárd, S. Lano, A. Eschwé, R.Štúr, L. Langrée, G. Korsten, H. Wolf, B. Gregor, A. Ligeti and others.