Margarita Nekrasova

Mezzo-soprano
Margarita Nekrasova

Margarita Nekrasova graduated from the Moscow State Conservatory (Associate Prof. Shumilova's class) in 1992. The singer has a voice of exceptional compass, and her repertoire includes compositions by Pergolesi, Handel, Gluck, Bach, Verdi, Donizetti, Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Mussorgsky, and Prokofiev. Since 1994, she has been a soloist of the Novaya Opera Theatre of Moscow. The singer has also taken part in various concerts of the theatre.

She has been invited to perform at prestigious opera houses and concert halls in Russia and abroad (Teatro Comunale in Florence, La Scala in Milan, various theatres in Germany, Austria, Israel, Japan, and the Czech Republic). She has participated in musical festivals in Russia and in Europe. 

The singer took part in two CD recordings with the theatre – «The Novaya Opera in Carnegie Hall» and «Romances by Tchaikovsky and Rachmaninov».

Awards and Honours

  • Honoured Artist of Russia
  • Prize-winner at the Francisco Vinias International Competition in Barcelona
    (3rd prize, Spain, 1994)

Roles performed at the Novaya Opera

  • Konchakovna in Borodin's Prince Igor
  • Lel, Spring in Rimsky-Korsakov's The Snow Maiden
  • Lyubasha in Rimsky-Korsakov's The Tsar's Bride
  • Ratmir in Glinka's Ruslan and Lyudmila
  • Azucena in Verdi's Il trovatore
  • Brangäne in Wagner's Tristan und Isolde
  • Elizabeth in Donizetti's Maria Stuarda
  • Fenena in Verdi's Nabucco
  • Angel in Rubinstein's The Demon
  • Innkeeper, Ksenia's nurse in Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov
  • Nanny in Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin
  • Flora in Verdi's La Traviata
  • Herodias in Strauss' Salome
  • Marthe Schwertlein in Gounod's Faust
  • Vanya in Glinka's A Life for the Tsar
  • Princess in Dargomyzhsky's The Mermaid (in concert)
  • Polina in Tchaikovsky's The Queen of Spades
  • Lyubov in Tchaikovsky's Mazepa (in concert)
  • Sorceress in Purcell's Dido and Aeneas (in concert)
  • Madelon in Giordano’s Andrea Chénier (in concert)
  • Mezzo-soprano parts in the concerts “Viva Verdi!”, “Richard Wagner”, Verdi's Requiem, in Mozart's Requiem and Pergolesi's Stabat Mater
  • Parts in the productions: Tribute to Evgeny KolobovTen Sopranos (gala concert ), Romances by Pyotr Tchaikovsky and Sergey Rachmaninov (concert), Bravissimo! (opera mix), Rossini (musical divertissement), O Mozart! Mozart… (Requiem)

Discography

  • Rossini (CD) — Mezzo-soprano (5)
  • Romances by Sergey Rachmaninov and Pyotr Tchaikovsky (CD) — Mezzo-soprano (10, 12, 20, 26, 28)
  • Andrey Petrov (CD) — Mezzo-soprano (3, 5)
  • Classics through Centuries (CD) — Mezzo-soprano (2, 3, 5, 6, 7)
  • Tribute to Evgeny Kolobov (CD) — Mezzo-soprano

Gounod's FaustWagner's Tristan und IsoldeWagner's Tristan und IsoldeStrauss' Salome. Herodias – Margarita Nekrasova, The page of Herodias – Valeria Pfister. September 14, 2015. Photo – Daniil KochetkovStrauss' SalomeStrauss' Salome. Herod – Andrey Popov, Herodias – Margarita Nekrasova, Salome – Natalia Kreslina. September 14, 2015. Photo – Daniil KochetkovMargarita Nekrasova (mezzo-soprano),recital. Piano: Ekaterina Maklyarskaya. May 14, 2015. Photo by Daniil KochetkovTchaikovsky's Mazepa (in concert). Margarita Nekrasova as Lyubov, Elizaveta Soina as Maria. January 14, 2015. Photo by Daniil KochetkovStrauss' Salome. Margarita Nekrasova as Herodias, Mikhail Gubsky as Herod. November 11, 2014. Photo by Daniil KochetkovEkaterina Maklyarskaya and Margarita Nekrasova. October 28, 2014. Photo by Daniil KochetkovMargarita Nekrasova. Recital. Piano Ekaterina Maklyarskaya October 28, 2014. Photo by Daniil KochetkovMargarita Nekrasova. Recital. Piano Ekaterina Maklyarskaya October 28, 2014. Photo by Daniil KochetkovMargarita Nekrasova. Recital. October 28, 2014. Photo by Daniil KochetkovMargarita Nekrasova. Recital. Piano Ekaterina Maklyarskaya October 28, 2014. Photo by Daniil KochetkovFlute Jumble. December 7, 2013. Mezzo-soprano – Margarita Nekrasova. Photo by Daniil KochetkovStrauss' Salome. Margarita Nekrasova as Herodias, Peter Svensson as Herod. January 23, 2014. Photo by Daniil KochetkovMargarita Nekrasova as Konchakovna, Alexander Bogdanov as Vladimir Igorevich. Ivanovo. Photo by Vasilisa FenikRossini (musical divertissement). Margarita Nekrasova. Photo by Daniil KochetkovTen Sopranos (gala concert ). Margarita Nekrasova, Irina Romishevskaya, Elena Mitrakova, Tatyana Pechnikova, Galina BadikovskayaBravissimo! (opera mix). Olga Terentieva, Ekaterina Kichigina, Tatiana Tabachuk, Margarita Nekrasova. December 27, 2012. Photo by Daniil KochetkovVerdi's La Traviata. Margarita Nekrasova as Flora. Photo by Alexander Sternin

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