As Tatiana in Eugene Onegin.Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Tatiana in Eugene Onegin.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Maria in Mazeppa.Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Maria in Mazeppa.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Micaela in Carmen.Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Micaela in Carmen.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.

Awards

She won 3rd prize at the All-Union M. Glinka Competition for singers (1995), and 2nd prize at the International G. Viotti Competition in Italy (1998, Vercelli).

						

Biography

Born in Moscow. In 1987, she completed her studies at the Gnessin Music College and, in 1994, she graduated from the Russian Gnessin Academy of Music. From 1987-2000 she was a soloist with the Vladimir Minin Chamber Choir.
In 2000-2015 she was a soloist with the Bolshoi Opera Company.

Repertoire

Her repertoire at the Bolshoi includes the following roles:
Tatiana (Eugene Onegin)
Title role (Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta)
Marfa (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Tsar’s Bride)
Musetta, Mimi (La Boheme)
Liu (Turandot)
Maria (Tchaikovsky’s Mazeppa)
Alice Ford (Falstaff)
Madama Butterfly (Madama Butterfly)
Micaela (Carmen)
Agnes Sorel (The Maid of Orleans)
Marcellina (Le Nozze di Figaro)

Her repertoire also includes:
Tamara (Rubinstein’s The Demon)
Desdemona (Otello)

Tours

She tours in Russia and abroad. In 1998, she sang the part of Young Woman (Montemezzi’s L’amore dei tre re) at the Bregenz Festival (conductor Vladimir Fedoseyev). In 2000, she took part in concert programs at the Teatro Colon performing the soprano parts in Mozart’s Requiem, Vivaldi’s Gloria, Beethoven’s Mass in C major (conductor Saulius Sondeckis). In 2001, at the Klangbogen Festival in Vienna, she took part in a production of Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta (conductor Vladimir Fedoseyev). In the same year, she sang Afina in a concert performance of Taneyev’s Oresteia (Big Hall of the Moscow Conservatory, conductor Mikhail Pletnev). In 2003, she took part in a performance of Taneyev’s cantata At the Reading of a Psalm in Lisbon (conductor Mikhail Pletnev). In 2008 she appeared at the Maria Bieshu Invita festival in Moldova. She took part in the New Peredvizhnichestvo program, touring to Saratov (2009), Ulan-Ude (2011) and Surgut (2012). In 2015 she appeared at the Krasnoyarsk State Opera and Ballet Theatre singing the soprano part in Verdi’s Requiem and took part in a Tchaikovsky Gala at the Saydashev State Big Concert Hall in Kazan.

Discography

Montemezzi’s L’amore dei tre re — Young Woman, conductor V. Fedoseyev, Koch Schwann, 1999.
Taneyev’s At the Reading of a Psalm, conductor M. Pletnev, Pentatone, 2004.
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