Yulia Savrasova – Biography

  • Born in Murmansk, Russia
  • Studies:
    2003: Graduated from Vladimir State University (Artist of Musical Theater and Concert Singer). Class of Prof. E.Sinkevich
    2006: Graduated from the Herzen State University of Russia (St. Petersburg). Class of Prof. T. Smelkova
    2003-2011: The Academy of Young Opera singers of the Mariinsky Theatre (St. Petersburg)
    2006-2007: Masterclass with Elena Obraztsova
    2009-2012: Privat with Ricardo Ledesma (Jesus Quinones Ledesma) in U.S.A.
    2014: Privat with Marina Mescheriakova
    2013-2014: Privat with Norman Shetler ( Interpretation of chamber vocal music )
    2015: Masterclass with Katia Ricciarelli
  • Competitions:
    2nd prize in the XXI International Miklaus Schneider-Trnavsky singing competition in Trnava, Slovakia (May 2010). The 1st prize was not given.
    1st prize in the II International Boris Shtokolov singing competition in Saint Petersburg (December 2009).Grand-Prix in Yekaterinburg (All-Russian Student Vocal Contest).
    1st prize in Moscow (International competition-festival “Modern art and education”).
    Grand-Prix in Novgorod (International Forum “The Art of Performing and Teaching Music”).
    1st prize in Saint Petersburg (2nd International Competition “Saint Petersburg in the Mirror of World Music Culture”).
  • Mariinski Theatre Debut:
    Mozart “Le Nozze di Figaro”, Contessa (2010)
  • Theaters / Concert Halls / Festivals (choice):
    The Mariinski Theatre
    The Tatar State Opera and Ballet Theatre in Kazan
    The Beijing Poly Theatre
    De Nederlandse Opera, Amsterdam
    Hefei Grand Theatre
    St. Petersburg State Philarmonic Halls (Grand Hall and Glinka Hall)
    Moscow House of Music
    Rachmaninov Concert Hall of Moscow State Conseravtory
    Glazunov Concert Hall of St. Petersburg State Conservatory
    Austrian Academy of Sciences
    Shaliapin Opera Festival, Kazan
  • Engagements:
    The Herzen State University of Russia (St. Petersburg ) Professor at the Solo Singing Department (2006-2012)
    Guest Professor for Interpratation of Russian Music at the University of Northern Iowa, U.S.A. (2009)
    Soloist at the Mariinski Theatre (2011-2012)
    Soloist at the Tatar State Opera and Ballet Theatre in Kazan (2010-2011)
  • Orchestras (choice):
    The Mariinsky Theater Orchestra
    The Kazan Opera House Orchestra
    The Symphony Orchestra of New Russia (Novaya Rossiya State Symphony Orchestra)
    State Symphony Orchestra “Klassika” (Saint Petersburg)
    Chamber Orchestra “Baltika”
    Vidin Philarmonic Orchestra (Bulgaria)
    Australian Concert Orchestra
    Jiangsu S.O. (China)
  • Career Highlights (choice):
    2010: Solo Concert with Salvatore Licitra in Moscow
  • Has worked with (choice):
    Conductors: M.Agrest, V.Gergiev, M.Güttler, A.Kantorov, M.Krejci, P.Miller, T.Sokhiev, P.Smelkov, M.Tatarnikov, V.Tsiatsianis, A.Vikulov
    Singers: A.Agadi, C.Bratescu, F. Furlanetto, S.Licitra, G.Oniani, A.Shvachka, A.Steblianko,
    G.Vashenko, B.Owen
  • Repertory:
    Bizet “Carmen”, Micaëla
    Dvořák “Rusalka”, Rusalka
    Mozart “Le Nozze di Figaro”, Contessa
    Mozart “Don Giovanni”, Donna Elvira
    Puccini “Turandot”, Liu
    Puccini “La Boheme”, Mimi
    Rachmaninoff “Aleko”, Zemfira
    Tchaikovsky “Eugene Onegin”, Tatiana
    Tchaikovsky “Mazeppa”, Maria
    Tchaikovsky “Dame Pique”, Lisa
    Verdi “Don Carlo”, ElizabettaBach Kantata No.202
    Beethoven “Ah! Perfido”
    Brahms “Deutsches Requiem”
    Britten “Les Illuminations”
    Dvořák “Stabat Mater”
    Haydn “Missa brevis”
    Mendelssohn “Elias”
    Mendelssohn “Infelice” Op.94
    Schubert Messe in G-dur
    Vivaldi “Gloria”
    Wagner “Wesendonck Lieder”
  • Yulia Savrasova lives in Vienna