She studied singing at the Maykop Musical College of Arts (Republic of Adygea). Victoria Shevtsova graduated from the Popov Choral Academy with a degree in singing in 2010 (Professor Nesterenko’s class). In 2013 she completed her post-graduate studies at the Academy.
In 2008, she attended the Moscow International Vocal School, where she studied with Gloria Borelli and Giandomenico Bisi (Italy),Dmitry Vdovin, Galina Pisarenko and Anna Margulis.
She performed the title role in Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta at the Oldenburger Promenade festival in Germany. Jointly with Vladimir Spivakov the singer participated in Brahms’ Salve Regina at the Colmar International Festival in France; she sang Corinna in Rossini’s Il viaggio a Reims at the Durance Luberon Festival in France.
Victoria joined the Novaya Opera in 2010. In 2018, the singer participated in the Mozart. Arias concert at the Veronika Dzhioeva Festival Opera Space.
Awards and Honours:
Prize-winner of the 24th Glinka Voice Competition (3rd prize, 2011)
Roles performed at the Novaya Opera:
Iolanta in Tchaikovsky's Iolanta
Marfa in Rimsky-Korsakov's The Tsar's Bride
Snow Maiden in Rimsky-Korsakov's The Snow Maiden
Susanna in Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro
Adina in Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore
Ksenia in Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov
Masha in Tchaikovsky's The Queen of Spades
Polovtsian girl in Borodin's Prince Igor
Annina in Verdi's La Traviata
Countess Ceprano, Page in Verdi's Rigoletto
Ines in Verdi's Il trovatore
Child in Ravel's L’enfant et les sortilèges
Flora in Britten's The Turn of the Screw
Gretel in Engelbert Humperdinck's The Gingerbread House, or Hänsel und Gretel
Katya in Weinberg's The Passenger
Laura Lyess, Handmaiden in Michael Nyman and Henry Purcell's DIDO
Masha in Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker. An Opera
Mimi, Musetta in Puccini's La bohème
Soloist in Four Operetta Kings (Concert)
The Princess in Martynov's The School for Wives
Beauty in Prokofiev's The Ugly Duckling, Peter and the Wolf
Hen in Valdgardt's The Cat's House
Andromeda in Ibert's Persée et Andromède (in concert)
Parts in the productions: Maria Callas (musical offering), 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), Waltzes, Tangos & Foxtrots (gala concert), Bravissimo! (opera mix), Rossini (musical divertissement), This is Opera! (dramatized performance), Opera&Jazz (New Year's Eve Show)