Ekaterina Kichigina

Ekaterina Kichigina

Ekaterina Kichigina studied at the Choral Department of the Gnessins Academy of Music. When a student, she was invited to sing with Vladimir Minin's Moscow State Academic Chamber Choir. For more than 15 years the singer has been working with the Soloists Ensemble of the New Music Studio of the Moscow Conservatory. During this time she has performed numerous works by contemporary composers and made CD recordings of some of them.

Since 1995, the singer has worked in the Novaya Opera Theatre of Moscow.

Awards and Honours:

  • Prize-winner of the international competition The Amber Nightingale (Kaliningrad, 1994)
  • Prize-winner of an international contest in Pamplona (Spain, 1994)

Roles performed at the Novaya Opera:

Tatyana in Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin
Nedda in Leoncavallo's I Pagliacci
Papagena, Second Lady in Mozart's Die Zauberflöte
Pisana in Verdi's I due Foscari
Zinaida in Golovin's The First Love
Nurse in Borodin's Prince Igor
Feodor in Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov
Anna in Verdi's Nabucco
Annina in Verdi's La Traviata
Berta in Rossini's Il barbiere di Siviglia
Madame Balandard in Offenbach's A Dinner Party with Italians
Ines in Verdi's Il trovatore
Page in Verdi's Rigoletto
Nella in Puccini's Gianni Schicchi
Mlle Herve in Martynov's The School for Wives
Child in Ravel's L’enfant et les sortilèges
Chinese Dolls in Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker. An Opera
Hen, Kitten in Valdgardt's The Cat's House
Page in Wagner's Lohengrin
Marcellina in Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro
Gianetta in Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore
Alte in Weinberg's The Passenger
Madame Bersin in Shelygin's The Toy Seller

Belinda in Purcell's Dido and Aeneas (in concert)
Salome in Strauss' Salome (in concert)

Soprano parts:
Viva Verdi! (gala concert)
Bellini (concert)
Mozart's Requiem, Verdi's Requiem
Maria Callas 
(musical offering)
Ten Sopranos (gala concert)
Tribute to Evgeny Kolobov (concert)
Romances by Pyotr Tchaikovsky and Sergey Rachmaninov (concert)
Bravissimo! (opera mix)
Rossini (musical divertissement)
This is Opera! (dramatized performance)
O Mozart! Mozart… (Requiem)
Johann Strauss, the Waltz King (gala concert)

Rossini's Il barbiere di Siviglia. 07.03.2018. Photo by D. KochetkovBorodin's Prince Igor. 07.08.2017. Photo by D. KochetkovWeinberg's The Passenger. 27.01.17. Photo by D. KochetkovMozart's Le nozze di Figaro. 23.12.16. Photo by D. KochetkovMozart's Le nozze di Figaro. 11.12.2015. Photo by Svetlana Melnikova.Wagner and His Contemporaries during the Two Worlds of Two Maestros. festival. November 2, 2013. Photo by Nadezhda TitovaTchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin. Ekaterina Kichigina as Tatyana, Igor Golovatenko as OneginRussian Vocal Music. Soirees in the Mirror Foyer on 17 May 2013. Photo by Daniil KochetkovEkaterina Kichigina. Russian Vocal Music. Soirees in the Mirror Foyer on 17 May 2013. Photo by Daniil KochetkovRavel's L’enfant et les sortilèges. Olga Ionova as the Lamp, Ekaterina Kichigina as the Child. Photo by Daniil KochetkovVasily Ladyuk with Ekaterina Kichigina (Vasily Ladyuk's Recital on April 28, 2012)Emma Sarkissyan as the Nurse, Elena Svechnikova as Larina, Irina Romishevskaya as Olga, Ekaterina Kichigina as Tatyana. Photo by Alexander SterninEkaterina Kichigina as Tatyana. Photo by Alexander Sternin



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