Mariinsky Theatre Guest Soloist
• Prize-winner at the 2th International Young Opera Singers’ Competition Opera Without Borders (Krasnodar, 2015; 1st prize)
Natalya Pavlova was born in Kazan. In 2006 she graduated from the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory as a choral conductor. She advanced her vocal skills under the guidance of Rafael Sirikyan.
As a soloist she has appeared with the Russian Conservatory Chamber Capella, the Intrada vocal ensemble and the Alexandrov Ensemble.
In 2010 she recorded her debut disc Shostakovich: Songs for the Front on Toccata Classics.
From 2013 to 2017 Natalya was a soloist of the Mariinsky Academy of Young Opera Singers. She was the first performer of the mono-operas The Diary of Anne Frank by Grigory Frid, Anna by Leonid Klinichev and Letter from an Unknown Woman by Antonio Spadavecchia at the Mariinsky Theatre.
Natalya sang Susanna in Shostakovich’s unfinished opera Orango which was performed in Helsinki, Stockholm and London (BBC Proms) under the baton of Esa-Pekka Salonen. She appeared in productions of Spoleto Festival USA, the Sofia Opera (Tatiana in Eugene Onegin), the Vladikavkaz Opera (Tamara in Rubinstein’s The Demon) and the Teatro Regio in Turin (Liù in Turandot, conductor Gianandrea Noseda) among other performances.
Repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre:
Tatiana (Eugene Onegin)
Tsaritsa Militrisa (The Tale of Tsar Saltan)
Natasha Rostova (War and Peace)
Anna (The Diary of Anne Frank)
Nastasya Filippovna (Weinberg’s The Idiot)
Unknown Woman (Letter from an Unknown Woman)
Anna Akhmatova (Anna)
Natasha (Not Love Alone, concert performance)
First Lady (Die Zauberflöte)
Third Mermaid (Stepmother) (May Night)
Gemma (The Gadfly, concert performance)
Natalia (Into the Storm, concert performance)
Liza Brichkina (Molchanov’s The Dawns Are Quiet Here…, concert performance)
Natalia (Quiet Flows the Don, concert performance)
Mariana (Klinichev’s The Cossacks, concert performance)
Liza (Woe from Wit, concert performance)
Donna Anna (Don Giovanni)
Violetta Valéry (La traviata)
Rosalinde (Die Fledermaus)
Alice Ford (Falstaff)
The Mermaid (Dvořák’s Rusalka)
Soprano role (Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9)
Her repertoire also includes: Amelia Grimaldi (Simon Boccanegra), Mimì (La Bohème), Marguerite (Faust), Parasha (Stravinsky’s Mavra) and Iolanta in the eponymous opera.
Information for May 2021