Anna Denisova

Upcoming performances:
27 February 2018
24 March 2018

• Prize-winner at the International Competition of Young Performing Musicians (Vladivostok, 2010, 2nd prize)
• Prize-winner at the VIII International Klaudia Taev Young Opera Singers’ Competition (Pärnu, Estonia, 2013, 2nd prize)
• Prize-winner at the International Jakub Pustina Vocal Competition (Žďár nad Sázavou, Czech Republic, 2014, 1st prize)

Born in 1989. Graduated from the Khabarovsk Regional College of the Arts, specialising in vocals. In 2010 she won first prize at the New Names regional competition and festival of children’s and youth art, and she was also the recipient of the special Denis Matsuev Prize. Since 2011 she has been a student at the St Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire (class of Svetlana Gorenkova).

In 2014 as part of the International Jakub Pustina Vocals Competition she undertook a tour of cities in the Czech Republic. Regularly performs in concert projects in Russia and Estonia together with the conductor Erki Pehk. Took part in a concert at the Bolshoi Theatre commemorating two hundred years since the birth of Mikhail Lermontov. At the opening of the XIV festival International Conservatoires Week she performed the soprano role in Johann Sebastian Bach’s Magnificat at the Lesser Hall of the St Petersburg Conservatoire.

At the St Petersburg Conservatoire Opera and Ballet Theatre she has appeared as Barbarina in the opera Le nozze di Figaro.

In 2015 at the Stars of the White Nights festival she made her debut at the Mariinsky Theatre as Prilepa in a new production of the opera The Queen of Spades (conductor: Valery Gergiev). The same year, she made her first appearance as Micaëla (Carmen) at the Vanemiune Theatre (Tartu, Estonia). In 2016 at the Mariinsky Theatre she performed the role of the Grubby Child in the opera A Christmas Tale and the role of the Woodbird in the opera Siegfried and the soprano role in Haydn's Creation.

The singer’s repertoire also includes the roles of Marfa (The Tsar’s Bride), Mimì (La Bohème), Tatiana (Eugene Onegin), Sophie (Werther), Louisa (Betrothal in a Monastery), Ilia (Idomeneo), Euridice (Orfeo ed Euridice), Despina (Così fan tutte) and Snegurochka (The Snow Maiden).

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