As Liu in Turandot. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Liu in Turandot. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Liu in Turandot. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Liu in Turandot. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Rosalinde in Die Zauberfloete. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Rosalinde in Die Zauberfloete. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Rosalinde in Die Zauberfloete. Andrew Goodwin as Alfred. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Rosalinde in Die Zauberfloete. Andrew Goodwin as Alfred. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Rosalinde in Die Zauberfloete. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Rosalinde in Die Zauberfloete. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Musetta in La Boheme. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Musetta in La Boheme. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Musetta in La Boheme. Dmitry Vargin as Marcello. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Musetta in La Boheme. Dmitry Vargin as Marcello. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Marfa in The Tsar’s Bride. Photo by Elena Fetissova.
As Marfa in The Tsar’s Bride. Photo by Elena Fetissova.
As Marfa in The Tsar’s Bride. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
As Marfa in The Tsar’s Bride. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
As Marfa in The Tsar’s Bride. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
As Marfa in The Tsar’s Bride. Photo by Elena Fetisova.
Marfa (The Tsar’s Bride). Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Marfa (The Tsar’s Bride). Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Marfa (The Tsar’s Bride). Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Marfa (The Tsar’s Bride). Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Natasha Rostova (War and Peace). Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Natasha Rostova (War and Peace). Photo by Damir Yusupov.
In the title part of Iolanta. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
In the title part of Iolanta. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
In the title part of Iolanta. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
In the title part of Iolanta. Photo by Damir Yusupov.

Nearest performances

La Traviata 1 November3 November5 November
Carmen 29 November
Iolanta 23 December

Awards

Winner of 3rd Prize at the International Byul-Byul Competition (Baku, 2005).
Diploma Winner at the Galina Vishnevskaya International Competition of Opera Singers (Moscow, 2006).
Winner of 2nd Prize at the International Maria Callas Competition of Opera Singers (Greece, 2007).
Winner of 2nd Prize at the Elena Obraztsova International Competition of Young Opera Singers (Saint-Petersburg, 2007).
Winner of 2nd Prize at the Francisco Vinas International Singing Contest (Barcelona, 2010).
Winner of 3rd Prize at the world opera competition Operalia (Milano, 2010).
She was awarded a special diploma For a triumphant debut at the Christmas Meetings in the Northern Palmira Music Festival (2007).
A recipient of the Irina Arkhipova Foundation medal.
A recipient of the Union of Concert People of Russia diploma.
In 2010, she was awarded the title of Merited Artist of Azerbaijan.

						

Biography

Born in Baku (Azerbaijan). In 2004, she completed her training at the Baku Academy of Music (H. Kasimova’s class).
She has participated in the master-classes of Montserrat Caballe and Elena Obraztsova.
In 2009, she made her debut at the Bolshoi Theatre as Liu in Turandot.
In 2010 she joined the Bolshoi Theatre Opera Company as soloist.
She is also a guest soloist with the Vienna State Opera and the Latvian National Opera.

Repertoire

At the Bolshoi:
Liu (Turandot)
Rosalinde (Die Fledermaus)
Musetta, Mimi (La Boheme)
Marfa (The Tsar’s Bride)
Micaela (Carmen)
Violetta (La Traviata)
Iolanta (Iolanta)

Also in repertoire:
Magda (Puccini’s La Rondine)
Lauretta (Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi)
Title role (Dvorak’s Rusalka)
Marguerite (Faust)
Tatiana (Eugene Onegin)
Leonora (Il Trovatore)
Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni)

Tours

Dinara Alieva has sung with the Mikhailovsky Theatre, Saint-Petersburg (Violetta, 2008), with the Baku Theatre of Opera and Ballet (Leonora, 2004; Violetta, Mimi, 2008), Stuttgart Opera (Micaela, 2007).

In 2010, she sang Leonora (Il Trovatore) at the Klagenfurt State Theatre (Austria).
In 2011 she sang Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni), Violetta (La Traviata), Tatiana (Eugene Onegin) at the Latvian National Opera; Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni) at Vienna State Opera; Violetta (La Traviata) at the Frankfurt Opera.
In 2013 she sang Giulietta (Les Contes d’Hoffmann) at the Bavarian State Opera, Violetta at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Mimi (La Boheme) at the Teatro Verdi (Salerno).
In 2014 she sang Tatiana the Vienna State Opera; Donna Elvira at the Deutsche Oper Berlin; Mimi at the Frankfurt Opera.
In 2015 - Magda in a new production of La Rondine at the Deutsche Oper and Leonora (Il Trovatore) at the Israeli Opera.
In 2016 - Tamara (Rubinstien`s The Demon) at La Monnaie, Leonora in new production of Il trovatore at the Teatro Regio in Parma (conducted by Massimo Zanetti, directed by Elisabeth Courir) and Maria (Tchaikovsky`s Mazeppa) in Oviedo.

In 2007, at the Megaron — Thessaloniki Concert Hall (Greece), she sang the part of Violetta in a concert performance of La Traviata, in commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the death of Maria Callas.
She participated in Elena Obraztsova jubilee gala concerts at the Bolshoi Theatre (2008) and at the Mikhailovsky Theatre (2009).

Dinara Alieva collaborates with leading Russian symphony orchestras and conductors: Vladimir Fedoseyev and Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra, Vladimir Spivakov, National Philharmonic of Russia and “Moscow Virtuosi” Chamber Orchestra, Mark Gorenstein and State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia, Nikolai Kornev and St. Petersburg State Academic Symphony Orchestra.
She has appeared several times with the Saint-Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra and Yuri Temirkanov in concert programs and at the festivals Christmas Meetings in the Northern Palmira and Arts Square. In 2007, she participated in a Saint-Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra tour to Italy.
Dinara Alieva has also worked with the famous Italian conductors Fabio Mastrangelo, Giuliano Carella and Giuseppe Sabbatini.
Dinara Alieva performes all over the world including regular appearances in the leading concert halls of Russia, Europe and the USA. She took part in the Crescendo festival gala (Paris, 2007), Musical Olympus festival gala at the Carnegie Hall, New York (2008), Russian Seasons festival (Opera Monte-Carlo, 2009, conductor Dmitri Jurowski).