Natalia Kreslina

Natalia Kreslina

Joined the Novaya Opera Theatre of Moscow in 1999, when a student of the Ippolitov-Ivanov State Musical-Pedagogical Institute She made her debut as Angel in The Demon by Rubinstein.

In 2004 the singer made her debut at the Bolshoi Theatre as Senta in Wagner's Der fliegende Hollander (The Flying Dutchman).

In the Latvian National Opera she has performed the parts of Violetta in Verdi’s La Traviata, Amelia in Verdi's Un ballo in maschera, Cio-Cio-San in Madama Butterfly and the title role in Tosca by Puccini and Katerina in the Shostakovich’s Katerina Ismailova (also in the Municipal Theatre of Santiago in Chile). In the Danish Royal Opera she performed Tatyana in Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin. Natalya Kreslina took part in the recording of La forza del destino by Verdi at the Savonlinna Opera Festival. The singer's repertoire comprises the soprano parts in Britten's War Requiem (performed in England, Germany and Russia) and Verdi's Requiem.

In April 2015, she sang the title role in Puccini’s Manon Lescaut in the Latvian National Opera (Riga). Currently Natalia Kreslina takes part in the production of Dvořák’s Rusalka in Teatro Municipal de Santiago de Chile (director Marcelo Lombardero, conductor Konstantin Chudovsky),where she performs the role of the Foreign Princess.

Awards and Honours:

  • Moscow City Literature and Arts Prize in the Musical Art Nomination for the part of Marta in Weinberg's The Passenger (2018)
  • Moscow City Literature and Arts Prize in the Musical Art Nomination for the parts of Abigaille in Verdi’s Nabucco and Elsa in Wagner’s Lohengrin (2009)

Roles performed at the Novaya Opera:

Gorislava in Glinka's Ruslan and Lyudmila
Kupava, Bobylikha in Rimsky-Korsakov's The Snow Maiden
Abigaille in Verdi's Nabucco
Adalgisa in Bellini's Norma
Gertrude in Thomas's Hamlet
Elizabeth, Anna in Donizetti's Maria Stuarda
Rosalinde in Strauss' Die Fledermaus
Santuzza in Mascagni's Cavalleria rusticana
Elsa in Wagner's Lohengrin
Domna Saburova in Rimsky-Korsakov's The Tsar's Bride
Larina in Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin
Second Lady in Mozart's Die Zauberflöte
Flora in Verdi's La Traviata
Ottoman, Bat in Ravel's L’enfant et les sortilèges
Maddalena in Prokofiev's Maddalena
Mother in Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker. An Opera
Marta in Weinberg's The Passenger
Gertrud in Engelbert Humperdinck's The Gingerbread House, or Hänsel und Gretel
Alisa in Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor
Salome in Strauss' Salome
Female Chorus in Britten's The Rape of Lucretia
Nurse in Borodin's Prince Igor

Dido in Purcell's Dido and Aeneas (in concert)
Leonora in Verdi's Il trovatore (in concert)

Soprano parts:
Mozart's Requiem, Britten's War Requiem
Viva Verdi! (gala concert)
Bellini (concert)
Richard Wagner (concert)
Music Is My Soul (concert)
Maria Callas (musical offering)
Bravissimo! (opera mix)
Rossini (musical divertissement)
This is Opera! (dramatized performance)
Opera&Jazz (New Year's Eve Show)
O Mozart! Mozart… (Requiem)
Johann Strauss, the Waltz King (gala concert)
Waltzes, Tangos & Foxtrots (gala concert)
Four Operetta Kings (concert)


Vincenzo Bellini. Norma (DVD) — Adalgisa
Giuseppe Verdi. Rigoletto (DVD) — Maddalena
Pietro Mascagni. Cavalleria Rusticana (CD) — Lola



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