Tatiana Smirnova

Soprano

Born in Moscow. In 1992, she completed her studies at the vocal faculty of the Moscow Ippolitov-Ivanov Music College. And in 1997, she graduated from the Russian Gnesin Academy of Music. Also in 1997, she joined the Moscow Novaya Opera Company (artistic director Evgeny Kolobov) as soloist.

Repertoire

Tamara (The Demon by Anton Rubinstein)
Title role (Wally by Alfredo Katalani)
Gorislava ( Glinka’s Ruslan and Lyudmila)
Natasha (Rusalka by Alexander Dargomyzhsky)
Kupava (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Snow Maiden)
Gertrude (Hamlet by Ambrois Thomas)
Santuzza (Cavalleria rusticana)
Lisa (The Queen of Spades)
Tatiana (Eugene Onegin)
Amelia (Un Ballo in maschera)
Imogene (Bellini’s Il Pirata)
Leonora (La forza del Destino)
Leonora (Il Trovatore)
Yaroslavna (Borodin’s Prince Igor)
Ortrud (Lohengrin)
Soprano roles in Verdi and Mozart’s Requiems, Shostakovich’s Symphony No.14

In April 2004, she made her Bolshoi Theatre debut as Renata in Prokofiev’s The Fiery Angel (conductor Alexander Vedernikov, director Francesca Zambello, designer Georgy Tsypin).
In November 2004, also for the Bolshoi Theatre, she sang the part of Katerina Ismailova in the premiere performances of Shostakovich’s The Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk (conductor Zoltan Peshko, director Temur Chkheidze, designer Georgy Gegeshidze).
In 2008, in Cagliari, she made her debut as Fevronia (The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and of the Maiden Fevronia, Bolshoi Theatre and Teatro Lirico di Cagliari co-production, conductor Alexander Vedernikov, director Eimuntas Nekrosius).

She frequently takes part in Russian Music Festivals.
In 2007, she sang Shostakovich’s Seven Romances to Poems by Alexander Blok at the Festival of Russian Music in Courchevel.

© Bolshoi Theatre


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