Sept. 16, 1983
Graduated from the Russian University of Theatre Arts (GITIS) where she studied at the Musical Theatre Faculty in the class of Profs. Alexander Titel and Igor Yasulovich (2007) and then completed her postgraduate studies. Since 2007 she has been a guest soloist at the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Music Theatre in Moscow and an actress at the Dmitry Krymov Lab of the School of Dramatic Art Theatre. She has played in the Lab’s famous performances, such as Paris with Mikhail Baryshnikov in the leading role, As You Like It, and others. After completing her studies at the Galina Vishnevskaya’s Opera Centre she became a soloist there in 2013. That same year she took part in a performance of Tristan + Isolde of the Theatre Ballet Moscow where she sang the song cycle Wesendonck Lieder and fragments from Wagner’s Tristan and Isolde. In December 2014 she debuted on the stage of the Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet Theatre as Venus in Wagner’s Tannhauser.
Which people would you invite as guests to your dream dinner party?
What is your favorite meal?
Potatoes in any form.
Do you have a favorite motto or proverb that you live your life by?
Which person or people inspire you the most?
If you were 80 years old, what advice would you give to young people today?
“Listen to yourself, believe in yourself and try to be kind and considerate to others”.
What would you like people to say about you?
"How is she doing it?!"
How do you overcome the stage fright? / What is your ritual before going on stage?
I focus attention on what surrounds me - examining the curtain, for example.
When you perform... who are you playing for?
In the play I interact with "real" or "false" partners, we perform for each other. But if the aria is written for God, I appeal to him.
What job would you least like to do?
Is there a joke about musicians that you would like to share with us?
- Dad, what's the opera? - Opera, son, is a spectacle that begins at 19:00 and when you look at the clock after two hours they show 19:15.
What's the "most played" non-classical track on your phone?
Nina Simone "Wild is The wind."
You are on a desert island and can bring only 3 items, what do you bring?
Shoes, matches, knife.
What is your favorite noise/sound? What is the most annoying noise for you?
My favorite sound is the sound of rain. The unloved one is the noise of many loud conversations at once.
If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be?
In Perth (Australia) or in Italy.
What is the first thing you think about when you hear the word Tchaikovsky?
What is the first thing you think about when you hear the word competition?
Nerves of Steel.