Darya Ryabokon


Mariinsky Theatre Guest Soloist

Darya Ryabokon was born in Barnaul (Altai Krai (Altai Region)). In 2018 she graduated with distinction from the Rimsky-Korsakov St Petersburg State Conservatory (class of Professor Larisa Tedtoyeva). Trained at the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Graz (Austria). While still a student, she performed the roles of Olga (Eugene Onegin), Lyubasha (The Tsar’s Bride) and Dorabella (Così fan tutte) at the Opera and Ballet Theatre of the St Petersburg Conservatory.

She made her Mariinsky Theatre debut in November 2018 as Mercédès (Carmen).

Repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre:
Kashcheyevna (Kashchey the Immortal)
Polya (The Enchantress)
Dunyasha (The Tsar’s Bride)
Stepanida Matuta (The Maid of Pskov)
Nadezhda Nasonova (The Noblewoman Vera Sheloga)
A Tradeswoman (Mlada, concert performance)
Princess Clarice, Nicoletta (The Love for Three Oranges)
Frosya (Semyon Kotko)
Princess Charlotte (The Lefthander)
A Nun (The Fiery Angel)
Cherubino (Le nozze di Figaro)
Alisa (Lucia di Lammermoor)
Curra (La forza del destino)
Emilia (Verdi’s Otello)
Lola (Cavalleria rusticana)
Kate Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly)
Sister Dolcina (Suor Angelica)
Bersi (Andrea Chénier, concert performance)
Chanteur (Puccini’s Manon Lescaut)
Third Lady (Die Zauberflöte)
Flosshilde (Götterdämmerung)
Prince Orlofsky (Die Fledermaus)
Stella (Les Contes d’Hoffmann)
Mercédès (Carmen)
Mallika, Rose (Lakmé)

Has sung at the premiere of a new Mariinsky Theatre production of Otello (2022, new revision of the 1996 production) and in the first St Petersburg performance of Andrea Chénier which took place at the Mariinsky Theatre in 2022.

Has portrayed Olga (Eugene Onegin) in Finland, Latvia and Lithuania. Has appeared under such conductors as Valery Gergiev, Vladimir Altschuler, Alexander Titov and Fabio Mastrangelo. Has collaborated with the composer Sergei Slonimsky.

Repertoire also includes: Polina (The Queen of Spades), Siébel (Gounod’s Faust) and Clara (Betrothal in a Monastery).
Information for January 2023

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