Soprano

The Russian soprano was trained in Moscow and Karlsruhe. During the past few years, she has furthered her education with master classes given by E. Schwarzkopf, E. Mathis, M. Freni and M. Horne. The State Opera in Stuttgart invited her as a guest artist while she was still a student. From 2001 — 2005 she was a member of the ensemble at the State Theater in Nürnberg. Included in her repertoire are the following: Pamina, Konstanze, Zerlina, Olympia, Sophie („Rosenkavalier“ and „Werther“), Micaela, Gilda among others.

She has been the recipient of numerous prizes from International Competitions: R. Schumann Competition (Zwickau); Fr. Schubert & Moderne (Graz, 2001); Fr. Vinas Competition (Barcelona, 2004); Musikzauber Franken Liedwettbewerb (Director S. Jerusalem, Ansbach, 2004); Mozart & Belcanto Competition (Passau, 2005); Citta di Alcamo (Director V. Zeani, Sicily, 2005); Stenhammar Competition (Director K. Meyer, Sweden, 2006); Mozart Competition (Salzburg, 2006). Also in 2006, she returned as a winner with five prizes from the „Unisa Voice Competition“ held in Pretoria, South Africa in 2006 (Director G. Bumbry).

She has participated as a soprano in the Festspiele of Bayreuth, Rheingau and R. Strauss. In the 2002 Festspiele of Bayreuth she sang the roles of Woodbird (Siegfried) and Young Shepherd (Tannhäuser) and was unanimously praised both by the audience and the critics. The „Neue Zürcher Zeitung“ referred to her as the „vocal event of the evening.“

Numerous guest appearances have taken the soprano to Halle, Erfurt, Braunschweig, Mannheim, Gstaad, Monaco, Semperoper Dresden, Alte Oper Frankfurt, Vienna State Opera, Nantes, Angers, China and Russia.

She has worked with the following Conductors (among others): Thielemann, Pappano, Fischer, Augine, Rilling and Sawallisch.

Evgenia sings “Ach ich fühl’s” (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart):

Evgenia sings “Flickan kom från sin älsklings möte” (Wilhelm Stenhammar):