Svetlana Kapicheva


Mariinsky Theatre Guest Soloist

Svetlana Kapicheva was born in Vyborg (the Leningrad Oblast).
In 2010, Kapicheva graduated from the vocal department of the N. A. Rimsky-Korsakov Saint Petersburg Music College (Lia Shevtsova’s class). In 2016, she graduated from the N.A. Rimsky-Korsakov Saint Petersburg State Conservatoire (Vladimir Vaneev’s class).

From 2015 to 2017, Kapicheva perfected her performing skills at the Elena Obraztsova International Academy of Music (Vladimir Vaneev’s class).

In 2016, Kapicheva made her debut at the Mariinsky Theatre in the opera War and Peace under the direction of Valery Gergiev.

Roles performed at the Mariinsky Theatre include:
Fyodor (Boris Godunov)
Dunyasha (The Tsar’s Bride)
Nadezhda Nasonova (The Noblewoman Vera Sheloga)
Lel, Tsar's Page (The Snow Maiden)
Sonya, Adjutant to Marshal Murat (War and Peace)
3rd woman (Semyon Kotko)
Speaking Woman (The Lefthander)
November (A Christmas Tale)
Cherubino (Le nozze di Figaro)
Alisa (Lucia di Lammermoor)
Ninette (I vespri siciliani)
Speaking Woman (The Lefthander)
Mlle Dangeville (Adriana Lecouvreur)
Flower Maiden, Squire (Parsifal)
The Page of Herodias (Salome)
Hotel Maid (The Makropulos Affair)
Alto solo in Mass in B minor by Bach

Kapicheva’s repertoire also includes Olga (Eugene Onegin), Vanya (A Life for the Tsar), Siébel (Faust), Fyodor (Boris Godunov), Lyubasha (The Tsar's Bride), Basmanov (The Oprichnik), Marta and Laura (Iolanta), Meg Page (Falstaff), Maddalena (Rigoletto), Lumir (Mlada).

In summer 2018, Svetlana Kapicheva appeared in Verbier Festival as Maddalena (Rigoletto).
Information for February 2021

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