• Prize-winner at the II International Young Opera Singers’ Competition Opera without Borders (2nd prize, Krasnodar, 2015)
• Prize-winner at the All-Ukraine Oxana Petrusenko Vocalists’ Competition (1st prize, 2008 and 2009, Kherson )
Born in Kherson (Ukraine). Studied music at the St Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire. Studied in the class of Nina Arsentieva, Honoured Artist of the Russian Federation.
In 2014 she was accepted into the Mariinsky Academy of Young Opera Singers, where she continues to study under Grayr Khanedanian. At the Conservatoire Theatre she performed the role of Euridice (Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice) and Marfa (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Tsar’s Bride).
Repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre:
Tsaritsa of Shemakha (The Golden Cockerel)
A girl with a high-pitched voice (Not love alone)
Giulietta (I Capuleti e i Montecchi in concert)
Pamina (Die Zauberflöte)
A Page (Rigoletto)
Mademoiselle Silberklang (Der Schauspieldirektor)
Yulia Suleimanova regularly appears in chamber music concerts by the Academy of Young Opera Singers and in productions for children: Adalmina’s Pearl, The Boy Giant, The Little Prince. She performed Ustenka role on the premiere of Klinichev’s opera The Cossacks.