Anna Shulgina


Upcoming performances:
5 January 2018
Soprano

• Prize-winner at The Land of Kalevala international festival
• Prize-winner at the Spring Romance competition
• Diploma-recipient at the International Sergei Rachmaninoff Music Competition
• Prize-winner at the Grand-Prix of St Petersburg international vocalists’ competition
• Diploma-recipient at the International Rimsky-Korsakov Young Opera Singers’ Competition

Born in Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky.
From 2002 – 2003 she studied in the USA, where she regularly took singing lessons and appeared in a production of the musical Hello, Dolly!.
In 2003 – 2008 she was a student at the St Petersburg State University. During her studies she took part in the vocals studio of the St Petersburg State University. From 2003 – 2006 she was a soloist with the St Petersburg State University’s Folk Ensemble of Russia student ensemble. From 2005 she was a soloist with the St Petersburg State University’s Folk Ensemble of Russia’s Orchestra of Russian Folk Instruments.
Since 2006 she has frequently performed at Musica universalis’ concerts of early music. Collaborated with the Philolalia theatre society.
Since 2007 she has been a guest soloist with the Metelitsa State Orchestra of Russian Folk Instruments.
Since 2008 she has collaborated with St Petersburg composer Igor Dunkul and appeared in the programmes New Classics and Declaration of Love (featuring Yulia Makhalina).
In the 2008-2009 season she was a guest soloist at the St Petersburg Music Hall where her repertoire included the lead role of Gerda in The Tender Queen by Roman Ignatiev.
Since 2011 she has been a guest soloist at the Vyborg Music Theatre.
In the 2013-2014 season she participated in the Russo-Ukrainian project Dreamless.
In the autumn of 2013 Anna trained with an Italian company as part of the Italians in Russia cultural programme.
In 2014 Anna took part in a concert dedicated to the Baton of Paralympic Fire at the Yubileiny sports and culture complex.
Since 2014 again collaborates with the St Petersburg Music Hall (The Merry Fellows).

Soloist with the Mariinsky Academy of Young Singers since 2007.


Repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre:
The Golden Cockerel (The Golden Cockerel)
Bela (Bela in concert)
Yolkina (The Dawns Here Are Quiet in concert)
Lyusya the Steel-fixer (Moscow, Cheryomushki)
A Girl (The Christmas Tree)
Anuta (Not Love Alone in concert)
Wood Nymph, Kitchen-Boy (Antonín Dvořák’s Rusalka)
Gretel (Hansel und Gretel)

Repertoire also includes: Brigitta (Iolanta), Tatiana (Eugene Onegin), Brood-Hen (May Night), Queen Tamara (Tamara and David), Barbarina, Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro), Papagena, Pamina (Die Zauberflöte), the soprano role (Mozart’s Requiem) and Gilda (Rigoletto).
Her concert repertoire includes arias from operas by Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Mozart, Bellini, Donizetti, Handel, Rossini, Puccini, Verdi and Gounod as well as songs and romances by Russian and western composers.

Frequently appears in opera productions by the Mariinsky Theatre. Performs at concerts in St Petersburg and other cities. Regularly appears at the Classics on the Volga festival. Has taken part in master-classes given by internationally acclaimed teachers and coaches including Grayr Khanedanian, Larisa Gergieva, Elena Obraztsova, Matthew Pardoe, Fabrizio Corona, Helge Dorsch, Douglas Sumi, Paul Floyd, Jeremy Frank.

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