• Prize-winner at the X International Rimsky-Korsakov Young Opera Singers Competition (First Prize, chamber music division; Third Prize, opera division; Tikhvin, 2016)
• Diploma-recipient at the V Galina Vishnevskaya International Opera Singers Competition (2014, Moscow) • Diploma-recipient at IV International Boris Shtokolov Vocalists Competition (Saint Petersburg, 2014)
Anzhelika Minasova was born in Krasnovodsk (Turkmenistan). She graduated from the Schnittke Moscow State Institute of Music, where she studied vocal performance with Natalia Pustovaya.
In the season 2013/2014, while in her final year of studies, Minasova joined the Perm Tchaikovsky Opera and Ballet Theatre Opera Company. She made her debut as Tatiana in Eugene Onegin, and then she sang as Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni, as Antonia in Les contes d’Hoffmann, as Oksana in Cherevichki, as the High Priestess in Aida, as well as in the title roles in Madama Buttefly and Massenet’s Cendrillon.
Minasova perfected her skills at the master classes of Sergio Bertocchi and Fiorenza Cossotto (New Opera Ischia, 2008, 2010).
Since 2016 she has been a soloist with the Mariinsky Academy of Young Opera Singers. Minasova made her Mariinsky Theatre debut in a concert performance of Massenet’s Cendrillon.
Repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre includes:
Lucette (Cendrillon in concert)
Tatyana (Eugene Onegin)
Madama Butterfly (Madama Butterfly)