Marina Aleshonkova


• Prize-winner at the All-Russian Valentina Levko Vocalists’ Competition (Moscow, 2008, 2nd prize)
• Prize-winner at the Romansiada International Young Russian Romance Performers’ Competition (Moscow, 2009, 3rd prize)

Born in Krasnogorsk. In 2009 she graduated from the vocal faculty of the Russian Gnesins’ Academy of Music (class of Galina Oleinichenko). At the Opera Studio of the Russian Gnesins’ Academy of Music she has performed the roles of Musetta (La Bohème) and Violetta (La traviata).
Soloist with the Mariinsky Academy of Young Opera Singers since 2010.

Her repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre includes:
Brigitta (Iolanta)
A Florid Lady (The Gambler)
The English Bride (The Lefthander)
Clorinda (La Cenerentola)
Kristina (The Makropulos Affair)
Barbarina (Le nozze di Figaro)
A Lay-sister (Suor Angelica)
Trainbearer of Klytemnestra (Elektra)
Echo (Ariadne auf Naxos)
Lucia (The Rape of Lucretia in concert)

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