Елизавета Свешникова

Elizaveta Sveshnikova

Opera singer, soprano

Graduated from the St. Petersburg State Conservatory named after Rimsky-Korsakov (Academic Choir Conducting in 2011 and Vocal Studies and Stage Directing in 2014). Participated in master classes by Elena Obraztsova, Natalie Dessay, Giuseppe Sabbatini, Angelo Gabrielli, Ildar Abdrazakov.

She has been a soloist at the Shostakovich St. Petersburg Academic Philharmonia, and has been an artist of the musicAeterna chorus at the Perm Opera and Ballet Theatre since the 2017/2018 season.

Her repertoire includes music by Lully, Rameau, Charpentier, Bach, Händel, Mozart, Sarti, Rossini, Bellini, Donizetti, Puccini, Verdi, Schumann, Schubert, Richard Strauss, Bortniansky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, Stravinsky, Prokofiev, and Shostakovich.

Repeatedly Elizaveta performed together with such conductors as Yury Temirkanov, Nikolai Alekseev, Alexander Dmitriev, Teodor Currentzis and William Fox in Moscow, St. Petersburg and Europe’s largest cities. Participated in festivals like as Earlymusic (together with the ensemble ‘Soloists of Catherine the Great’), ‘Northern Lyre’, and Salzburg Festival (with musicAeterna chorus).

In December 2017, she performed the main part in the reconstruction of the first Russian Baroque opera by Francesco Araya Cephalus and Procris at the Bolshoi Theatre.

In 2015-2017, she taught academic vocal at the Elena Obraztsova International Academy of Music.

She is a winner of the Alion Baltic International Competition in Tallinn, was awarded a Special Prize of the Le Grand Prix del Opera in Bucharest and a diploma of the Сompetizione Dell’ Opera in Linz.