Yekaterina Savinkova


• Prize-winner at the 1st Hibla Gerzmava International Opera Singers and Accompanists’ Competition (Moscow, 2023; 3rd prize and special prize)
• Recipient of the special prize “For the artistry” at the 8th Galina Vishnevskaya International Opera Singers’ Competition (Moscow, 2021)
• Prize-winner at the 11th International Vocalists’ Competition named after A.P. Ivanov, People’s Artist of the USSR (Tver, 2019; 1st prize)
• Diploma recipient at the 26th International Glinka Competition of Vocalists (Kazan, 2019)
• Winner of the Grand Prix at the 5th Natalia Shpiller International Vocalists’ Competition Masterpieces of Russian Music (Moscow, 2018)
• Prize-winner at the 20th Lydia Abramova Bella voce International Student Vocalists’ Competition (Moscow, 2014; 4th prize)

Yekaterina Savinkova was born in Tashkent. In 2018 she graduated from the Glinka Nizhny Novgorod State Conservatoire (class of Svetlana Livshina), in 2020 completing an assistant traineeship at the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory (class of Lydia Chernykh). From 2014 to 2017 the singer was a trainee at the Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Centre, where she performed the roles of Marfa (The Tsar’s Bride), Gilda (Rigoletto) and Brigitta (Iolanta).

Has collaborated with the conductors Alexander Solovyov, Alexander Zhilenkov, Marco Boemi and Fabrizio Cassi among others.

In 2021 Yekaterina Savinkova became a fellow of the Atkins Young Artists Program at the Mariinsky Theatre. That same year she made her debut at the theatre, performing the part of Prilepa in The Queen of Spades.

Repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre:
Antonida (A Life for the Tsar)
Lyudmila (Ruslan and Lyudmila)
Xenia (Boris Godunov)
Snow Maiden (The Snow Maiden
Prilepa (The Queen of Spades)
Angel (The Maid of Orleans)
Iolanta (Iolanta)
Francesca (Rachmaninoff’s Francesca da Rimini, concert performance)
Sirin (The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevroniya)
Ninette (The Love for Three Oranges)
Natasha Rostova (War and Peace)
Ilia (Idomeneo, re di Creta)
Donna Anna (Don Giovanni, chamber version)
Pamina (Die Zauberflöte)
Elvira (L’italiana in Algeri, concert performance)
Elvira (I puritani)
Norina (Don Pasquale)
First Lay Sister (Suor Angelica)
Lauretta (Gianni Schicchi)
Soprano roles in Rachmaninoff’s The Bells and Fyodor Druzhinin’s Quartet for soprano, flute, viola and harp (to verses by Goethe)

Has taken part in the premiere of a new Mariinsky Theatre production of The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevroniya (2022, new revision of the 1994 production).

Her repertoire also includes the role of Rosina (Rossini’s Il barbiere di Siviglia).
In March 2023 she appeared at the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall in Moscow.
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