As Natasha Rostovain War and Peace.Margarita Mamsirova as Sonya.Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Natasha Rostova
in War and Peace.
Margarita Mamsirova as Sonya.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Natasha Rostovain War and Peace.Andrei Grigoriev as Prince Andrei Bolkonsky.Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Natasha Rostova
in War and Peace.
Andrei Grigoriev as Prince Andrei Bolkonsky.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Natasha Rostovain War and Peace.Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Natasha Rostova
in War and Peace.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Tatiana in Act Iof Eugene Onegin.Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Tatiana in Act I
of Eugene Onegin.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Tatiana in Eugene Onegin. Act II.Vladislav Shulimsky as Onegin.Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Tatiana in Eugene Onegin. Act II.
Vladislav Shulimsky as Onegin.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Eugene Onegin. Act II. Ball.Alexander Naumenko as Gremin.Photo by Damir Yusupov.
Eugene Onegin. Act II. Ball.
Alexander Naumenko as Gremin.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Mimi in La Boheme.Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Mimi in La Boheme.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Mimi in La Boheme.Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Mimi in La Boheme.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Micaela in Carmen.Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Micaela in Carmen.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.

Nearest performances

The Stone Guest 6 December

Awards

Diploma of the 10 th International Opera Competition “Neue Stimmen-2003” in Gutersloh (Germany).
The 3rd Prize winner of the 4th Shizuoka International Opera Competition (Japan, 2005).
The 3rd Prize winnier and Extraordinary price as “Millor interpret de Musica Russa” and Premi l’associacio Agimus (Catania) and Premi “Amics de l’Opera de Sabadell” of the XLIII International singing contest Francisco Vinas (Spain, 2006).
Winner of the “BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2009” Competition.
The Dallas Opera’s “Maria Callas Debut Artist of the Year Award” (2015)

						

Biography

Born in the town of Ryazan. In 1992-96 she studied at The Musical College in Ryazan, going to be a chorus conductor.
In 2005, on completing her studies at the Moscow Conservatory (professor Marina Alekseeva’s class), she joined the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Musical Theatre. At the Opera Studio of the Conservatory she performed Tatiana (Eugene Onegin), Mimi (La Boheme) and at the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Theatre Lidochka (Dmitry Shostakovich’s Moskva, Cheremuski) and Fiordiligi (Cosi fan tutte).

In 2005, she made her debut at the Bolshoi Theatre, where she participated in the production of Sergei Prokofiev’s War and Peace performing the role of Natasha Rostova. After that premiere she received invitation to join the Bolshoi Theatre Opera Company.

Repertoire

Natasha Rostova (War and Peace)
Tatiana (Eugene Onegin)
Liu (Turandot)
Mimi (La Boheme)
Micaela (Carmen)
Iolanta (Iolanta)
Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni)
Gorislava (Ruslan and Lyudmila)
Countess Almaviva (Le Nozze di Figaro)
Doña Anna (The Stone Guest)
Soprano (Prokofiev’s The Ugly Duckling in the performance The Fables of the Vixen, the Duckling and Balda)

Tours

In 2004, she took part in the production of Moskva, Cheremuski in Opera National de Lyon (conductor Alexander Lazarev).
In 2007, she sang the soprano part in Rakhmaninov’s Bells in Denmark (Danish National Symphony Orchestra, conductor Alexander Vedernikov).
In 2008, she sang Tatiana in Teatro Lirico di Cagliari (conductor Mikhail Jurowski, directors Patrice Caurier and Moshe Leiser).
In 2011, she performed the role of Liu at La Scala (conductor Valery Gergiev, director Giorgio Barberio Corsetti) and at the Bavarian State Opera (conductor Zubin Mehta, director Carlos Padrissa).
In 2012, she appeared at Teatro Real Madrid as Iolanta (conductor Teodor Currentzis, director Peter Sellars); and as Tatiana at the Bavarian State Opera. She took part in the Glyndebourne festival, singing the role of Mimi (conductor Kirill Karabits, director David McVicar).In the same year she sang Micaela at the Metropolitan Opera and Liu at Opera di Firenze.
In 2013, she sang the title role in Rusalka and Mimi in La Boheme at the Zurich Opera.
In 2014, she appeared at the Glyndebourne festival as Tatiana and at the Metropolitan Opera as Mimi.
In 2015, she performed Iolanta at the Dallas Opera and at the Festival d'Aix en Provence.
In 2016 Ekaterina Shcherbachenko made her Houston Grand Opera debut as Tatiana in Eugene Onegin. At the Opéra de Lyon she performed the title role in Iolanta.