Svetlana Karpova


Upcoming performances:
2 June 2024
Mezzo-soprano

Mariinsky Theatre Guest Soloist

Svetlana Karpova (Kapicheva) was born in Vyborg (Leningrad Region). In 2010 she graduated from the Vocal Department of the St Petersburg Rimsky-Korsakov College of Music (Lia Shevtsova’s class). In 2016 she graduated from the Rimsky-Korsakov St Petersburg State Conservatory (Vladimir Vaneyev’s class). From 2015 to 2017 Svetlana Karpova perfected her performing skills at the Elena Obraztsova International Academy of Music in St Petersburg (Vladimir Vaneyev’s class).

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

Repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre:
Vanya (A Life for the Tsar)
Fyodor (Boris Godunov)
Olga (Eugene Onegin)
Dunyasha (The Tsar’s Bride)
Nadezhda Nasonova (The Noblewoman Vera Sheloga)
Lel and Tsar’s Page (The Snow Maiden)
A Daring Skomorokh (Sadko)
Young Boy (The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevroniya)
Linette (The Love for Three Oranges)
Sonya and Adjutant to Marshal Murat (War and Peace)
Frosya and Third Woman (Semyon Kotko)
A Speaking Woman (The Lefthander)
November (A Christmas Tale)
Music Teacher (Lolita)
Cherubino (Le nozze di Figaro)
Third Lady (Die Zauberflöte)
Zulma (L’italiana in Algeri)
Angelina (Cenerentola) (La Cenerentola)
Alisa (Lucia di Lammermoor)
Ninette (I vespri siciliani)
Janika (Cristoforo Colombo, concert performance)
Mlle Dangeville (Adriana Lecouvreur)
Klingsor’s Flower Maiden and a Squire (Parsifal)
Siébel (Gounod’s Faust)
Сhanteur (Puccini’s Manon Lescaut, concert performance)
Herodias’ Page (Salome)
Hotel Maid (The Makropulos Affair)
A Fairy (ballet A Midsummer Night’s Dream)
Mezzo-soprano solo in the Mass in B minor by Bach

In 2018 she appeared at the Verbier Festival as Maddalena (Rigoletto).
Information for May 2024

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