Ольга Бессмертная

Biography

Olga Bezsmertna was born in Boguslav (Ukraine). She graduated from the Kiev National Academy of Music in 2010.

In 2011 Olga Bezsmertna was elected NEUE STIMME 2011 at the competition "Neue Stimmen" of the Bertelsmann Foundation. Prior to this, in summer 2011 she participated in the Young Singers Project in Salzburg.

Repertoire

Contessa Almaviva (Le Nozze di Figaro)
Pamina (Zauberflöte)
Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni)
Fiordiligi (Cosí fan tutte)
Micaela (Carmen)
Marguerite (Faust)
Nedda (I Pagliacci)
Marfa (Die Zarenbraut)
Tatiana (Eugene Onegin)
Iolanta (Iolanta)
Zemfira (Aleko)
Margherita (Mefistofele)
Rusalka (Rusalka by Dvořák)
Rachel (La Juive)
Marzelline (Fidelio)
Liu (Turandot)
Melisande (Pelleas et Melisande)

Tours

Since 2012, Olga Bezsmertna has been an ensemble member at the Wiener Staatsoper, where she made a spectacular house debut as Dame in Hindemith's Cardillac conducted by Franz Welser-Möst. As Contessa in Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro she delievered a brilliant performance under Jérémie Rhorer and made a guest performance in this role with the Wiener Staatsoper at the Hamburger Laeizshalle under the direction of Adam Fischer. Apart from Rusalka and Rachel, in 2014/2015 Olga Bezsmertna made her role debut as Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni at the Wiener Staatsoper. Moreover she made her debut at the Salzburger Festspiele 2015 as Marzelline in the new production of Fidelio (directed by Claus Guth and conducted by Franz Welser-Möst) next to Jonas Kaufmann and Adrienne Pieczonka. Olga Bezsmertna sang the role of Marzelline concertante at a guest performance of the Wiener Staatsoper in the Stefaniesaal in Graz. Since her debut at the Staatsoper she sang i.a. Strauss’ Vier Letzte Lieder as soloist and Zauberflöte-Pamina.

Since her spectacular role debut as Rusalka next to Piotr Beczala and as Rachel in La Juive next to Neil Shicoff’s legendary Eleazar at the Wiener Staatsoper during the 2014/2015 season, Olga Bezsmertna has established herself as one of today’s most striking young singers.

In the 2015/2016 season at the Wiener Staatsoper she has performed Contessa under James Gaffigan, Rosalinde under Stefan Soltesz, Fiordiligi under Tomas Netopil, and Donna Elvira under Sascha Goetzel. Olga Bezsmertna sang concerts with Camerata Salzburg and Louis Langrée conducting at Mozarteum Salzburg and was again guest at Salzburger Festival in Strauss’ Die Liebe der Danae with Franz Welser-Möst conducting.

In the season 2016/17 her engagements at Vienna State Opera include: Phénice in the new production of Gluck’s Armide under Mark Minkowski, her role debut as Liu in Turandot under Marco Armiliato, Pamina in Zauberflöte and Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni with Adam Fischer conducting, her debut as Tatjana in Eugen Onegin under Patrick Lange as well as her role debut as Melisande in the new production of Debussy’s Pelleas et Melisande (directed by Marelli, conducted by Altinoglu).

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