• Prize winner, International Rimsky-Korsakov Competition for Young Opera Singers (Second Prize, Tikhvin, 2015)
• Prize winner, International Maxim Mikhailov Competition for Young Opera Singers (First Prize, Kaluga, 2014)
Alyona Gourieva was born in Novokuznetsk (Kemerovo Oblast).
Since 2005, she has been a soloist for the Mariinsky Academy of Young Opera Singers.
She has participated in workshops with Elena Obraztsova, Makvala Kasrashvili, Larisa Gergieva, Galina Gorchakova, and Grayr Khanedanian.
Repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre includes:
Sonya Gurvich (The Dawns Here Are Quiet, opera by Kirill Molchanov)
Letter from an Unknown Woman (mono-opera by Antonio Spadavecchia)
Expectation (mono-opera by Mikael Tariverdiev)
Her repertoire includes roles such as Musetta (La bohème), Liza (The Queen of Spades), Tatyana (Eugene Onegin), Iolanta (Iolanta), Nastasia Filippovna (Mieczysław Weinberg’s The Idiot), Katherina (Vissarion Shebalin’s The Taming of the Shrew), and Mariana (Leonid Klinichev’s The Cossacks).