Ekaterina Vasilenko

Soprano

In 2001, she completed her studies at the Moscow Conservatoire (P. Skusnichenko’s class). In 1999, she made her debut as guest artist at Moscow’s Helikon-opera in the role of Maria (Tchaikovsky’s Mazeppa). This was followed by Tatiana (Eugene Onegin) and the title role in Aida at the same theatre. Her repertoire also includes: Mimi (La Boheme), title role (Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta), Marfa (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Tsar’s Bride).

In 2000, she made her Bolshoi Theatre debut as guest soloist and, in the same year, she joined the Theatre’s group of probationers. In 2002, she became a Bolshoi Theatre soloist.

Repertoire

Polina (The Gambler, world premiere production of first version of Prokofiev’s opera)
Golden Cockerel’s voice (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The golden Cockerel)
Masha (The Queen of Spades)
Emma (Mussorgsky’s Khovanshchina)
Liu (Turandot)
Fata Morgana (Prokofiev’s The Love for three Oranges)
Kupava (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Snow Maiden)
Brigitta (Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta)
Anna (Nabucco)
Aksinya, Women convict (Shostakovich’s The Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk)
Refugee (Desyatnikov’s The Children of Rosenthal)
Frasquita (Carmen)
Nun (Prokofiev’s The Fiery Angel)
Second Lady (Die Zauberfloete)
Nicoletta (The Love for Three Oranges)

Tours

In 2000, she sang the title role in a Vaassan-Opera (Finland) production of Tosca.
She has toured in Germany, Austria, Finland, Italy, Great Britain and France.

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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