Tatiana Erastova

Mezzo soprano

After graduating from the Leningrad Conservatoire (N. Serval’s class), she joined the Leningrad Maly Opera Theatre Company.
She has been a soloist with The Bolshoi Theatre Opera Company since 1977.

Repertoire

Her Bolshoi Theatre repertoire includes the following, among other, roles:
Carmen (Carmen)
Ulrica (Un Ballo in Maschera)
Azucena (Il Trovatore)
Princess de Bouillon (Cilea’s Adriana Lecouvreur)
Marfa (Khovanshchina)
Lyubasha (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Tsar’s Bride)
Marina Mnishek, Innkeeper (Boris Godunov)
Olga (Eugene Onegin)
Polina, Countess (The Queen of Spades)
Lyubov (Tchaikovsky’s Mazeppa)
Morozova (Tchaikovsky’s The Oprichnik)
Spring (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Snow Maiden)
Fricka (Das Rheingold)
Akhrosimova (Prokofiev’s War and Peace)
Princess (Dargomyzhsky’s Rusalka)
Princess Clarice (Prokofiev’s The Love for Three Oranges)
Amelfa (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Golden Cockerel)
Marta (Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta)
Nenila (The Enchantress)

Tours

She tours in Russia and abroad, makes regular concert appearances.
She took part in the Bolshoi Theatre and Teatro Carlo Felice (Genoa) co-production of Prince Igor singing the part of Konchakovna.
In 2005, she sang Countess in the premiere performances of The Queen of Spades at La Scala (conductor Yuri Temirkanov, director Stephen Medcalf). In the same year, she appeared at the Jan Kiepura Festival, in Poland.

Discography

Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta — Marta, conductor Vladimir Delman, Bmg Ricordi, 1994.
Rimsky-Korsakov’s May Night — Hanna, conductor Alexander Lazarev, Capriccio, 1994.
Dargomyzhsky’s The Stone Guest — Laura, conductor Andrei Chistyakov, Russian Season, 1995

(с) Photo by Larisa Pedenchuk

(c) Text by Bolshoi Theatre


Main Stage 1 Teatralnaya ploschad (1 Theatre Square), Moscow, Russia
New Stage 4/2 Teatralnaya ploschad (4/2 Theatre Square), Moscow, Russia