Venera Protasova

Birth date

Jan. 24, 1986




Graduated from the Zhiganov Kazan State Conservatory in the class of Lyudmila Tserkovnikova (2013). She is continuing her postgraduate studies under Albina Shagimuratova. She won third prize at the 11th Open Republican Salikh Saidashev Vocal Competition in Kazan (2012), the Grand Prix at the 1st International Singing Competition “Sanduchag — Nightingale” in Kazan (2014), and third prize at 25th Glinka International Vocal Contest in Moscow (2014). Since 2013 she has been a soloist with the Jalil Tatar Opera and Ballet Theatre where she sings Gilda (Rigoletto), Frasquita (Carmen), and Gianetta (L’Elisir d’amore).