Bernarda Fink, born in Buenos Aires to Slovene parents, received her musical education at the Instituto Superior de Arte del Teatro Colón.
As one of the most sought-after singers in concerts and recitals and much acclaimed for her musical versatility, she frequently performs alongside leading orchestras and conductors in Europe and America. With a repertoire that ranges from ancient to contemporary music, she regularly appears with the Philharmonic Orchestras of London, Prague, Vienna and Berlin, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Staatskapelle Dresden, Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Cleveland- and Philadelphia Orchestras, and with the foremost Baroque orchestras under Blomstedt, Bychkov, Chailly, Davis, Gardiner, Gergiev, Harnoncourt, Jacobs, Jansons, Muti, Norrington, Pinnock, Prêtre, Rattle and Welser-Möst. Mrs. Fink is welcomed regularly in Argentina and at the main opera houses of Europe and often appears in recitals at the Wiener Musikverein and Konzerthaus, Schubertiade Schwarzenberg, Concertgebouw and Wigmore Hall. Some of her nearly 50 recordings have been awarded coveted prizes (Diapason d’Or, Grammy).
In addition to recitals in Cologne, Vienna, Madrid and Paris, she could recently be heard with Dvořák´s BIBLICAL SONGS with Manfred Honeck in Prague and Dresden as well as with the Camerata Salzburg on tour in South America, Mahler´s SYMPHONY No. 2 with Mariss Jansons in Copenhague and with the Boston Symphony Orchestra and Andris Nelsons, Mahler´s SYMPHONY No. 3 with Jakub Hrůša in Bamberg and Paris, as well as his LIED VON DER ERDE with the South Netherlands Philharmonic and Hans Graf in the Netherlands.
In 2006, Bernarda Fink was awarded the Austrian Honorary Medal for Art and Science and in 2013, together with her brother Marcos Fink, the most prestigious cultural award of Slovenia sponsored by the Prešeren-foundation. In 2014 the Austrian Ministry of Arts awarded her with the title Austrian Kammersängerin.