Born in Moscow. Graduated from the Moscow State Conservatory (Irina Arkhipova’s class). In 1993 she joined the Bolshoi Theatre.
Amelia (Un Ballo in Maschera)
Lady Macbeth (Macbeth)
Yaroslavna (Borodin’s Prince Igor)
Liza (The Queen of Spades)
Natasha (Dargomyzhsky’s Rusalka)
Olga (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Maid of Pskov)
Zemfira (Rakhmaninov’s Aleko)
Marcellina (Le Nozze di Figaro)
Eugenia (La Molinara)
Fata Morgana (Prokofiev’s The Love for Three Oranges)
Emma, Susanna (Mussorgsky’s Khovanshchina)
Saburova (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Tsar’s Bride)
The Landlady (Prokofiev’s The Fiery Angel)
Larina (Eugene Onegin)
Ines (Il Trovatore)
The Golden Cockerel’s Voice (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Golden Cockerel)
Cio-Cio-San’s Mother (Madama Butterfly)
Woman Convict, Yekaterina Lvovna Izmailova (Shostakovich’s The Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk)
Peronskaya (Prokofiev’s War and Peace)
In 1997, she took part in a production of Eugene Onegin in San Francisco (conductor Yuri Temirkanov).
In 1999, she gave a recital in Japan. She appeared at the Paris National Opera as Peronskaya in the premiere performances of War and Peace (2000; conductor Gary Bertini, director Francesca Zambello) and as Susanna in Khovanshchina (2001; conductor James Conlon, director Andrei Serban).
In 2003, she took part in a concert performance of Eugene Onegin in Montreal (Montreal Symphony Orchestra, conductor Alexander Vedernikov). She also appeared as Tosca in Denmark and as Aida in Cyprus.
She frequently appears at music festivals. In 2002, she sang Aida and Abigaille at the festival dedicated to Giuseppe Verdi in Austria.
She appeared as Abigaille in the May Opera Evenings Festival in Macedonia.
She has also participated in festivals in Baku, Alma-Ata, Kazan.
War and Peace — Peronskaya, conductor Gary Bertini, director Francesca Zambello, TDK, 2003 (video).
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