Biography

The young Russian Soprano graduated from the Moscow State Conservatory in 2011 and has been a member of the Bolshoi Young Singers Academy for two years, where she has worked with Svetlana Nesterenko, Joan Rodgers, Diane Zola, Anna Bonitatibus, George Darden, Caroline Dumaux, Dmitri Vdovin and Laura Claycomb, amongst others. She has also had very successful collaborations with Kent Nagano, Gianandrea Noseda, Omer Meir Wellber and Dmitry Jurowski. 

This season Svetlana will continues to work at the Bolshoi Theatre as a soloist, singing main roles such as the title role in Tosca, Kuma in The Enchantress, Fata Morgana in The Love for 3 Oranges and Kupava in Snow Maiden. Outside the Bolshoi Theatre she has performed Elisabetta in Don Carlos at the Teatro Regio di Torino, Cio-Cio San in Madama Butterfly Teatro la Fenice and concerts with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and the Berliner Symphoniker. She has performed at the Latvian National Opera, Teatro Pertuzelli, Bari, Ningbo Concert Hall, China, Bolshoi Theatre, Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, Yekaterinburg Opera, Krasnoyarsk Opera, Moscow Conservatory, Sion Festival Switzerland and the International Opera Festival in Hungary.

In concert she has sung Beethoven’s 9th Symphony, Strauss ‘Four Last Songs’, Wagner ‘Wesendonck Lieder’ and Verdi ‘Requiem’.

 

Svetlana won the first Prize in the 2011 China International Vocal Competition and took part in the Svyatoslav Richter International Festival in Tarussa and the Domingo-Cafritz Young Artists Program of the Washington National Opera.

Svetlana made her debut at the Bolshoi Theatre as Kupava in Rimsky-Korsakov's The Snow Maiden where she has also performed the title roles in the Enchantress and Tosca. She gave her debutrole of Tosca at Yekaterinburg State Theatre. 

Discography

Metropolitan Hilarion Alfeyev - DE PROFUNDIS Compositions for orchestra and choir

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