Anastasia Belukova

Soprano
Anastasia Belukova

Graduated from the Russian Academy of Dramatic Arts (Dmitry Bertman's class) in 2006.She polished her skills under the guidance of maestro Alberto Zedda at the Accademia Rossiniana in Pesaro, Italy, in 2011. She is a constant participant in the International Vocal School. Currently she studies with Professor Nesterenko.

Anastasia Belukova joined the Novaya Opera in 2005. She is a guest soloist of the Helikon-Opera.

Her repertoire comprises Rosina in Rossini’s Il barbiere di Siviglia, Lyudmila in Glinka’s Ruslan and Lyudmila, Arminda in Mozart’s La finta giardiniera, the First Lady in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, Adele in Strauss’ Die Fledermaus, Xenia in Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov, Olympia in Offenbach’s Les contes d’Hoffmann, to mention but a few.

In 2009 the singer performed Norina in Donizetti’s Don Pasquale at the Festival Durance Luberon and Papagena in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte, conducted by Mikhail Pletnyov, at the Grand Festival of the Russian National Orchestra at the Bolshoi Theatre.She performed Bach’s arias with the Spivakov Quartet at the Colmar Festival in France.

In 2010 she sang in the Three Romes charity programme (Moscow-Istanbul-Vatican) jointly with the Russian National Orchestra, as well as Clorinda in Rossini’s La Cenerentola in concert.

Anastasia Belukova has performed with prominent conductors such as Vladimir Spivakov, Mikhail Pletnyov, Eri Klas, Vladimir Ponkin, and Dmitry Volosnikov. Since 2010 she has been receiving a scholarship of the Pletnyov Foundation.

In 2011 the singer gave a recital in Reykjavík and a concert in Perm during the Vladimir Spivakov Invites festival. She sang the soprano part in Bach’s Christmas Oratorio conducted by Jan Latham-Koenig at the Moscow International House of Music.

Awards and Honours:

  • Prize-winner of the Romansiada International Competition (2006)
  • Prize-winner of the Triumph Youth Award (2011)

Roles performed at the Novaya Opera:

Lyudmila in Glinka's Ruslan and Lyudmila
Adele in Strauss' Die Fledermaus
Rosina in Rossini's Il barbiere di Siviglia
Brigitta in Tchaikovsky's Iolanta
First Lady in Mozart's Die Zauberflöte
Page in Verdi's Rigoletto
Page in Wagner's Lohengrin
Barbarina in Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro
Lamp, Princess, Nightingale in Ravel's L’enfant et les sortilèges
Lucia in Britten's The Rape of Lucretia
Mary Endger, Handmaiden in Michael Nyman and Henry Purcell's DIDO
Masha in Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker. An Opera
Sandman, Dewman in Humperdinck's The Gingerbread House, or Hänsel und Gretel
Mlle Herve in Martynov's The School for Wives
Kitten in Valdgardt's The Cat's House
Parts in the productions: Ten Sopranos (gala concert ), Old Granny's Tales (interactive performance for children to the music from Mussorgsky’s The Nursery and Pictures at an Exhibition song cycles),Johann Strauss, the Waltz King (gala concert), Bravissimo! (opera mix), Rossini (musical divertissement), This is Opera! (dramatized performance)

Benjamin Britten's The Rape of LucretiaBenjamin Britten's The Rape of LucretiaAnastasia Belukova. Bach's Birthday Anniversary. Episode two. March 30, 2016. Photo by Daniil KochetkovAnastasia Belukova. Bach's birthday anniversary, Concert and tea-party dedicated to the 330th anniversary od the composer's birth March 19, 2015. Photo by Daniil KochetkovOld Granny's Tales (Interactive performance for children to the music from Mussorgsky’s The Nursery and Pictures at an Exhibition song cycles). Old Granny's Tales. A rehearsal. Photo by Daniil KochetkovOld Granny's Tales. A rehearsal. Photo by Daniil KochetkovRavel's L’enfant et les sortilèges . Anastasia Belukova as Princess, Victoria Shevtsova as the Child. Photo by Daniil KochetkovRavel's L’enfant et les sortilèges . Anastasia Belukova as the Nightingale, Lyudmila Kaftaikina as the Bat, Alexander Martynov as the Cat, Maksim Ostroukhov as the Frog. Photo by Daniil Kochetkov

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