She graduated from the Secondary Vocational Education Department at the Sobinov State Conservatory of Saratov (2017, Choral Conducting). Since 2017, she has been studying Academic Singing and has been a soloist at the Saratov Opera and Ballet Theatre.
Ksenia Nesterenko gives numerous concerts in Russia and abroad. She has worked with the Moscow Virtuosi chamber orchestra, the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia, the New Russia State Symphony Orchestra, the Northern Sinfonia Chamber Orchestra of the St. Petersburg Music Hall Theatre to name a few. In 2017, she took an advanced training course as part of the Monte-Carlo Opera Academy project.
The singer’s repertoire comprises the parts of Donna Anna (Mozart’s Don Giovanni),Pamina (Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte),Violetta (Verdi’s La traviata),Gilda (Verdi’s Rigoletto),Juliette (Gounod’s Romeo and Juliette),Arsena (Strauss’ Der Zigeunerbaron in Russian),Carolina (Cimarosa’s Il matrimonio segreto). Antonida (Glinka’s A Life for the Tsar),Polovtsian Maid (Borodin’s Prince Igor),Marfa (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Tsar’s Bride),Prilepa (Tchaikovsky’s The Queen of Spades) and Iolanta (Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta).
Awards and Honours:
- Grand-Prix of the 16thChorus Inside «Christmas» International Festival Competition (Budapest, Hungary, 2014)
- Special prize of the 2nd Manhattan International Music Competition (Gold Prize, New-York, 2017)
- Prize-winner and Grand-Prix winner of the 5th Minsk International Christmas Singing Competition (Minsk, Belarus, 2018)
- Winner of the 4th Big Opera Television Contest for Opera Singers on the Russia-K TV–Channel (Moscow, 2016)
Roles performed at the Novaya Opera:
Gilda in Verdi's Rigoletto
Polovitian Maid in Borodin's Prince Igor