Graduated from the Moscow State Conservatoire in 1994 (teachers - professor Irina Maslennikova, professor Evgenia Arefieva), and completed the post-graduate course of the Moscow Conservatoire in 1996. Since 1995 she has been a soloist of the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow academic Music Theater (Stanislavsky Opera).
Took part in the performances of the Mariinsky Theater, «Theatre des Champs Elysees» and «Theatre du Chatelet» in Paris (France), Teatro Comunale di Firenze (Italy), Gran Teatro del Liceu in Barcelona (Spain), Opera of Sofia (Bulgaria), Tokyo Bunka Kaikan (Japan), Royal Opera House, Covent Garden London, (UK).
Parts performed in the productions of the Stanislavsky Opera:
Ludmila («Ruslan and Ludmila» by M. Glinka),
The Swan («The Tale of Tsar Saltan» by N. Rimsky-Korsakov),
Queen of Shemakha («The Golden Cockerel» by Rimsky-Korsakov),
Louise («Wedding in the Monastery» by S. Prokofiev),
Nymph («Daphne» by M. da Gagliano),
Rosina («Il Barbiere di Siviglia» by G. Rossini),
Adina («L'Elisir d'Amore» by G. Donizetti),
Violetta («La Traviata» by G. Verdi),
Musetta and Mimi («La Boheme» by G. Puccini),
Adele («Die Fledermaus» by I. Strauss).
Parts performed in Europe also include: Lucia («Lucia di Lammermoor» by Donizetti), Zerlina («Don Giovanni» by Mozart), Parasha («Mavra» by I. Stravinsky).
Took part in the international tours of the Stanislavsky Opera (South Korea, 1997 and 2003; USA, 2002, 2004). Toured Sweden, France, Holland, Austria, Belgium, Spain, Greece, USA, Japan, Turkey. Participated in the Ludwigsburg Festival in 2002 and 2003 (sang the part of Eva in «Die Schopfung» by I. Hayden and the part of Angel in «La Rappresentazione di Anima e di Corpo» by E. dei Cavalieri).
Patronized the Classical Music Festival «Khibla Gerzmava invites» in Pitsunda (Abkhasia). The prize-winner of the International Competition «Voci Verdiani» in Busseto (Italy, 1993), the International Francisco Vinas Competition in Barcelona (Spain, 1994), the International N. Rimsky-Korsakov Competition in Saint-Petersburg (1994).
Grand Prix of the International Tchaikovsky Competition (Moscow, 1994). The «Best Singer» Award of «The Golden Orpheus» Opera Festival in Moscow (2001).
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Royal Albert Hall
|BBC Proms Opening Night: Weir, Brahms, Liszt and Janáček|
|As you round the corner of Prince Consort Road, you raise your head to catch a glimpse of the tip of the Royal Albert Hall dome. But just as you do…SMACK! You’ve collided with a stranger’s back. Reorienting yourself you realise there’s a queue a mile long, winding down the steps outside the Royal Albert Hall and stretching all the way to bus stop down the road. I was warned about this: every summer, Londoners come out in swarms to see if they can snag a £5 standing-room only ticket to London’s annual classical music festival, BBC Proms. A tradition that has been coined Promming, Friday night’s line included families, businessmen, students, even frantic press officers interviewing people with bright yellow Flip cameras. The excitement in the line alone set the tone for the evening.|
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Lincoln Center: Metropolitan Opera House
|Met's 'Hoffmann' is Satisfying Fare|
|Those who like their opera off-kilter will revel in the Metropolitan Opera’s Les Contes d'Hoffmann, an opera in three acts (with prologue and epilogue) by Jacques Offenbach. The Met production was heavily operetta à la Offenbach—risqué, and at times, erotic.
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