Eleonora Vindau


• Diploma-recipient at the IV All-Russian Nadezhda Obukhova Young Opera Singers’ Competition (Lipetsk, 2008)
• Diploma-recipient at the VIII International Rimsky-Korsakov Young Opera Singers’ Competition (St Petersburg, 2008)

Born in Kiev. Graduated from the National Tchaikovsky Academy of Music of Ukraine in 2009 (class of Professor Valery Buimister). At the Studio Theatre of the Academy of Music she performed the roles of Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro), Lauretta (Gianni Schicchi), Oxana (A Zaporozhian Cossack beyond the Danube) and Lucy (The Telephone).
Soloist with the Mariinsky Academy of Young Singers since 2007.

Her repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre includes:
Xenia (Boris Godunov)
Polovtsian Maiden (Prince Igor)
Prilepa (Queen of Spades)
Brigitta (Iolanta)
Dunyasha (The Station Master)
Parasya (Sorochintsy Fair)
Zerlina (Don Giovanni)
Countess Almaviva, Susanna (Le nozze di Figaro)
Despina (Così fan tutte)
Papagena (Die Zauberflöte)
Pedro (Don Quichotte)
Echo (Ariadne auf Naxos)
the soprano role (Händel's Messiah)

Her repertoire also includes:
Tatiana (Eugene Onegin), Louisa (Betrothal in a Monastery), Oxana (A Zaporozhian Cossack beyond the Danube), Lauretta (Gianni Schicchi), Barbarina (Le nozze di Figaro), Amore, Euridice (Orfeo ed Euridice), Lucy (The Telephone), Helena (A Midsummer Night’s Dream), Marguerite (Faust), Natasha Rostova (War and Peace) and the soprano role in Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater.

The singer’s concert repertoire includes arias from operas by Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Mozart, Bellini, Donizetti, Handel, Gluck, Rossini and Gounod and songs and romances by Glinka, Rimsky-Korsakov, Schubert, Schumann, Poulenc, Debussy, Musorgsky and Strauss.

She has taken part in master classes given by Vladimir Atlantov, Elena Obraztsova, Mati Palm, Grayr Khanedanian and Larisa Gergieva at the International Summer Academy in Mikkeli (Finland, 2007) and by Kiri Te Kanawa and Frederica von Stade at the Georg Solti Summer Academy (Italy, 2008).
She has participated in a music festival in Japan, performing roles from works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (conducted by Leo Hussain).

She has been accompanied by Larisa Gergieva on tour to London, Stirling, Cambridge, Rome and Venice. In 2009 she performed in concert programmes of the Moscow Easter Festival.
In March 2010 she performed the role of Brigitta in the opera Iolanta at the Théâtre du Capitole under the baton of Tugan Sokhiev (Toulouse, France).

In the summer of 2010 she took part in the Young Singers international project at the Salzburg Festival, taking part in master classes given by Sir Thomas Allen, Christa Ludwig, Jürgen Flimm, Marjana Lipovšek and Maestro Riccardo Muti.

She was the first performer of the role of Dunyasha in the world premiere of Alexander Smelkov's opera The Station Master, staged at the Concert Hall of the Mariinsky Theatre in 2011.

Has toured with the Mariinsky Opera Company to Baden-Baden (Germany), Finland (Turku) and Spain (Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona), Moscow (The Bolshoi theatre), Israel.

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