Kalagina Anastasia (Soprano)<BR>

Anastasia Kalagina

Soprano

• Prize-winner at the International Vocalists' Competition in China (2005)
• Prize-winner at the V International Rimsky-Korsakov Young Opera Singers' Competition (St Petersburg, 2002, first prize)
• Recipient of the Moniuszko Prize at the IV International Stanislaw Moniuszko Vocal Competition (Warsaw, 2001)

Anastasia Kalagina graduated from the St Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire. In 1998 she joined the Mariinsky Academy of Young Singers. Anastasia Kalagina has been a Mariinsky Theatre soloist since 2007.

Repertoire includes:
Aurora (Cephalus and Procris)
Snow Maiden (The Snow Maiden)
Prilepa (The Queen of Spades)
Ninetta (The Love for Three Oranges)
Natasha (War and Peace)
Louisa (Betrothal in a Monastery)
Anyuta (The Story of a Real Man in concert)
Gerda (The Story of Kai and Gerda)
Lolita (Lolita in concert)
Madame Cortese (Il viaggio a Reims)
Adina (L'elisir d'amore in concert)
Norina (Don Pasquale)
Gilda (Rigoletto)
Tebaldo, A Heavenly Voice (Don Carlo)
Nannetta (Falstaff)
Micaëla and Frasquita (Carmen)
Teresa (Benvenuto Cellini)
Illia (Idomeneo, re di Creta)
Susanna and Countess Almaviva (Le nozze di Figaro)
Zerlina (Don Giovanni)
Pamina (Die Zauberflöte)
Waldvogel (Siegfried)
Sophie (Der Rosenkavalier in concert)
Antonia (Les contes d'Hoffman)
Mélisande (Pelléas et Mélisande)
Zerbinetta and Naiad (Ariadne auf Naxos)

The singer’s concert repertoire includes the soprano roles in Mendelssohn's Elijah, Mahler’s Second and Eighth Symphonies, Brahms’ Ein Deutsches Requiem and Orff’s Carmina Burana.

Anastasia Kalagina has toured throughout Europe and the USA, as well as to Israel and Japan. In 2007 she appeared as the Snow Maiden at Carnegie Hall (New York).
In 2008, the singer, whose voice has been hailed by critics as a “crystalline soprano”, performed to tremendous acclaim in the Russian premiere of Henri Dutilleux’ Correspondances. The same year, she was awarded the Montblanc New Voices prize. In the 2009-2010 and 2010-2011 season she took part in a performance of The Infernal Comedy featuring John Malkovich.

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