Prize-winner at the Dvořgák International Young Opera Singers' Competition (Czech Republic)
Olga Legkova was born in Vitebsky (Belarus). Graduated from the St Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire in 1999 (class of Professor Gorokhovskaya). Joined the Mariinsky Academy of Young Singers in 1999, and has been with the Mariinsky Opera Company since 2008.
Roles performed at the Mariinsky Theatre include:
Fyodor (Boris Godunov)
Perfilevna (The Maid of Pskov)
Honourable Lady (The Gambler)
Rosina (Betrothal in a Monastery)
Adjutant to Marshal Murat (War and Peace)
Sofia Ivanovna (Dead souls)
Woman with a violet-coloured nose (Christmas Eve)
Delia, Maddalena, Modestina (Il viaggio a Reims)
Berta (Il barbiere di Siviglia in concert)
Alisa (Lucia di Lammermoor)
Clotilde (Norma in concert)
Amelia (Simon Boccanegra in concert)
Lucia (Cavalleria rusticana in concert)
Wowkle (La fanciulla del West)
Third Lady (Die Zauberflöte)
Schwertleite (Die Walküre)
Dryad (Ariadne auf Naxos)
Moreover, her repertoire also includes the roles of Lyubava (Sadko), Lyubasha (The Tsar's Bride), Olga (Eugene Onegin) and Polina (The Queen of Spades).
Olga Legkova has toured with the Mariinsky Opera Company to Sweden.