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Anna Nechaeva

Soprano

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RECENT AND UPCOMING ENGAGEMENTS

Anna’s recent and upcoming engagements include Mimi in La bohème, Yaroslavna in Prince Igor, Micaela in Carmen (Bolshoi Theatre Moscow), Tatiana in Eugene Onegin for Festival d'Aix en Provence and Savonlinna Opera Festival, the title role in Iolanta for Savonlinna Opera Festival, Aida (Stanislavsky Opera Moscow), Polina in The Gambler (Opera Vlaanderen), soprano part in Britten’s War Requiem at Staatsoper Berlin (conducted by Antonio Pappano)

 

She has a busy series of engagements in the upcoming seasons including house debut at the Metropolitan Opera, NY, and her return to La Monnaie, Brussels.


OPERATIC ENGAGEMENTS

Manon in Manon Lescaut (Staatsoper Berlin and Mikhailovsky Theatre St Petersburg), Tatiana Eugene Onegin (Mikhailovsky St Petersburg, Perm, Bolshoi Theatre Moscow)Lisa The Queen of Spades (Stanislavsky Moscow, Bolshoi Theatre Moscow), Iolanta (Perm, Bolshoi Theatre Moscow, All together Opera St Petersburg International Festival), Lauretta Gianni Schicchi, Nastasya The Enchantress, Liu Turandot, Yaroslavna Prince IgorÉlisabeth de Valois Don Carlo (Bolshoi Theatre Moscow), Nedda Pagliacci, Katya KabanovaRusalka Dvorak (Mikhailovsky St Petersburg)Elizabeth Tannhäuser (Freiburg), Aida (Stanislavsky Moscow), Leonora Il trovatore (Riga)


CONCERT ENGAGEMENTS
Soprano The Childhood of Christ Berlioz, The Bells Rachmaninov (Saint Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra), Symphony No. 2 Resurrection Mahler (Perm)

CONDUCTORS

Fabio Mastrangelo, Alexander Lazarev, Teodor Currentzis, Peter Feranec, Daniele Rustioni, Mikhail Tatarnikov


DIRECTORS
Yuri Alexandrov, Liliana Cavani, Igor Kaniaev, Niels-Peter Rudolph, Alexander Titel, Adrian Noble, Kirsten Dehlholm

AWARDS

9th Worldwide Madame Butterfly Competition, Chisinau (2nd Prize, 2007), Golden Spotlight theatrical award nominee (Rusalka, 2010), Moscow Theatre Festival Award nominee (Tatiana Eugene Onegin, 2004)


MASTER CLASSES

Elena Obraztsova, Makvala Kasrashvili, Liubov Orfenova, Gemma Visser, Badri Maisuradze, Harry Peters


STUDY

Saratov State Conservatory, M.V. Lysenko Music College, Poltava


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July 2018
0115:00

Prokofiev - The Gambler - Polina

Opera Vlaanderen | Antwerpen, Opera

Dmitri Jurowski, Conductor

Karin Henkel, Stage Director

0320:00

Prokofiev - The Gambler - Polina

Opera Vlaanderen | Antwerpen, Opera

Dmitri Jurowski, Conductor

Karin Henkel, Stage Director

0520:00

Prokofiev - The Gambler - Polina

Opera Vlaanderen | Antwerpen, Opera

Dmitri Jurowski, Conductor

Karin Henkel, Stage Director

0720:00

Prokofiev - The Gambler - Polina

Opera Vlaanderen | Antwerpen, Opera

Dmitri Jurowski, Conductor

Karin Henkel, Stage Director

March 2019
09

Tchaikovsky - Eugene Onegin - Tatiana

Washington National Opera

Robert Trevino, Conductor

Peter McClintock, Stage Director

17

Tchaikovsky - Eugene Onegin - Tatiana

Washington National Opera

Robert Trevino, Conductor

Peter McClintock, Stage Director

20

Tchaikovsky - Eugene Onegin - Tatiana

Washington National Opera

Robert Trevino, Conductor

Peter McClintock, Stage Director

23

Tchaikovsky - Eugene Onegin - Tatiana

Washington National Opera

Robert Trevino, Conductor

Peter McClintock, Stage Director

25

Tchaikovsky - Eugene Onegin - Tatiana

Washington National Opera

Robert Trevino, Conductor

Peter McClintock, Stage Director

29

Tchaikovsky - Eugene Onegin - Tatiana

Washington National Opera

Robert Trevino, Conductor

Peter McClintock, Stage Director

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June 2018
1320:00

Prokofiev - The Gambler - Polina

Opera Vlaanderen | Gent, Opera

Dmitri Jurowski, Conductor

Karin Henkel, Stage Director

1520:00

Prokofiev - The Gambler - Polina

Opera Vlaanderen | Gent, Opera

Dmitri Jurowski, Conductor

Karin Henkel, Stage Director

1715:00

Prokofiev - The Gambler - Polina

Opera Vlaanderen | Gent, Opera

Dmitri Jurowski, Conductor

Karin Henkel, Stage Director

1920:00

Prokofiev - The Gambler - Polina

Opera Vlaanderen | Gent, Opera

Dmitri Jurowski, Conductor

Karin Henkel, Stage Director

2520:00

Britten - War Requiem - Soprano

Staatsoper Berlin

Sir Antonio Pappano, Conductor

2619:30

Britten - War Requiem - Soprano

Staatsoper Berlin

Sir Antonio Pappano, Conductor

2820:00

Prokofiev - The Gambler - Polina

Opera Vlaanderen | Antwerpen, Opera

Dmitri Jurowski, Conductor

Karin Henkel, Stage Director

May 2018
0419:00

Tchaikovsky - Pique Dame - Lisa

Bolshoi Theatrе, Moscow

Tugan Sokhiev, Conductor

Rimas Tuminas, Stage Director

0614:00

Tchaikovsky - Pique Dame - Lisa

Bolshoi Theatrе, Moscow

Tugan Sokhiev, Conductor

Rimas Tuminas, Stage Director

April 2018
2119:00

Verdi - Un Ballo in Maschera - Amelia

Bolshoi Theatrе, Moscow

Giacomo Sagripanti, Conductor

Davide Livermore, Stage Director

2419:00

Verdi - Un Ballo in Maschera - Amelia

Bolshoi Theatrе, Moscow

Giacomo Sagripanti, Conductor

Davide Livermore, Stage Director

2619:00

Verdi - Un Ballo in Maschera - Amelia

Bolshoi Theatrе, Moscow

Giacomo Sagripanti, Conductor

Davide Livermore, Stage Director

December 2017
0519:00

Dargomyzhsky - The Stone Guest - Donna Anna

Bolshoi Theatrе, Moscow

Anton Grishanin, Conductor

Dmitry Belyanushkin , Stage Director

1319:00

Rimsky-Korsakov - The Snow Maiden - Kupava

Bolshoi Theatrе, Moscow

Tugan Sokhiev, Conductor

Alexander Titel, Stage Director

1519:00

Rimsky-Korsakov - The Snow Maiden - Kupava

Bolshoi Theatrе, Moscow

Tugan Sokhiev, Conductor

Alexander Titel, Stage Director

2312:00

Tchaikovsky - Iolanta - Iolanta

Bolshoi Theatrе, Moscow

Anton Grishanin, Conductor

Sergey Zhenovach, Stage Director

November 2017
0619:00

Verdi - Aida - Aida

Stanislavsky and Nemirovich- Danchenko Moscow Music Theatre

Felix Korobov, Conductor

Peter Stein, Stage Director

0819:00

Verdi - Aida - Aida

Stanislavsky and Nemirovich- Danchenko Moscow Music Theatre

Felix Korobov, Conductor

Peter Stein, Stage Director

1619:00

Verdi - Don Carlo - Elisabeth

Bolshoi Theatrе, Moscow

Adrian Noble, Stage Director

Giacomo Sagripanti, Conductor

1819:00

Verdi - Don Carlo - Elisabeth

Bolshoi Theatrе, Moscow

Adrian Noble, Stage Director

Giacomo Sagripanti, Conductor

2819:00

Bizet - Carmen - Michaela

Bolshoi Theatrе, Moscow

Tugan Sokhiev, Conductor

Alexei Borodin, Stage Director

October 2017
1319:00

Rimsky-Korsakov - The Maid of Pskov - Princess Olga

Bolshoi Theatrе, Moscow

Tugan Sokhiev, Conductor

2619:00

Puccini - Manon Lescaut - Manon Lescaut

Bolshoi Theatrе, Moscow

Anton Grishanin, Conductor

Adolf Shapiro , Stage Director

2819:00

Puccini - Manon Lescaut - Manon Lescaut

Bolshoi Theatrе, Moscow

Anton Grishanin, Conductor

Adolf Shapiro , Stage Director

September 2017
2719:00

Borodin - Prince Igor - Yaroslavna

Bolshoi Theatrе, Moscow

Pavel Klinichev, Conductor

Yuri Lyubimov, Stage Director

2919:00

Borodin - Prince Igor - Yaroslavna

Bolshoi Theatrе, Moscow

Pavel Klinichev, Conductor

Yuri Lyubimov, Stage Director

June 2017
1519:00

Rimsky-Korsakov - Snow Maiden - Kupava

Bolshoi Theatrе, Moscow

Tugan Sokhiev, Conductor

Alexander Titel, Stage Director

1719:00

Rimsky-Korsakov - Snow Maiden - Kupava

Bolshoi Theatrе, Moscow

Tugan Sokhiev, Conductor

Alexander Titel, Stage Director

2119:00

Puccini - La Bohème - Mimì

Bolshoi Theatrе, Moscow

Alexey Bogorad, Conductor

Federik Mirdita, Stage Director

2519:00

Bizet - Carmen - Michaela

Bolshoi Theatrе, Moscow

Tugan Sokhiev, Conductor

Alexei Borodin, Stage Director

2719:00

Bizet - Carmen - Michaela

Bolshoi Theatrе, Moscow

Tugan Sokhiev, Conductor

Alexei Borodin, Stage Director

2919:00

Bizet - Carmen - Michaela

Bolshoi Theatrе, Moscow

Tugan Sokhiev, Conductor

Alexei Borodin, Stage Director

May 2017
0119:00

Tchaikovsky - Iolanta - Iolanta

Bolshoi Theatrе, Moscow

Anton Grishanin, Conductor

Sergey Zhenovach, Stage Director

3119:00

Puccini - La Bohème - Mimì

Bolshoi Theatrе, Moscow

Alexey Bogorad, Conductor

Federik Mirdita, Stage Director

April 2017
1319:00

Puccini - Manon Lescaut - Manon Lescaut

Bolshoi Theatrе, Moscow

Jader Bignamini , Conductor

Adolf Shapiro , Stage Director

1519:00

Puccini - Manon Lescaut - Manon Lescaut

Bolshoi Theatrе, Moscow

Jader Bignamini , Conductor

Adolf Shapiro , Stage Director

March 2017
2319:00

Verdi - Don Carlo - Elisabeth

Bolshoi Theatrе, Moscow

Keri-Lynn Wilson, Conductor

Adrian Noble, Stage Director

2519:00

Verdi - Don Carlo - Elisabeth

Bolshoi Theatrе, Moscow

Keri-Lynn Wilson, Conductor

Adrian Noble, Stage Director

February 2017
2219:00

Tchaikovsky - Iolanta - Iolanta

Bolshoi Theatrе, Moscow

Anton Grishanin, Conductor

Sergey Zhenovach, Stage Director

January 2017
0814:00

Puccini - La Bohème - Mimì

Bolshoi Theatrе, Moscow

Alexey Bogorad, Conductor

Federik Mirdita, Stage Director

2719:00

Dargomyzhsky - The Stone Guest - Donna Anna

Bolshoi Theatrе, Moscow

Anton Grishanin, Conductor

Dmitry Belyanushkin , Stage Director

2919:00

Dargomyzhsky - The Stone Guest - Donna Anna

Bolshoi Theatrе, Moscow

Anton Grishanin, Conductor

Dmitry Belyanushkin , Stage Director

December 2016
0418:00

Puccini - Manon Lescaut - Manon Lescaut

Staatsoper Berlin

Mikhail Tatarnikov, Conductor

Jürgen Flimm, Stage Director

0819:30

Puccini - Manon Lescaut - Manon Lescaut

Staatsoper Berlin

Mikhail Tatarnikov, Conductor

Jürgen Flimm, Stage Director

1119:00

Puccini - Manon Lescaut - Manon Lescaut

Staatsoper Berlin

Mikhail Tatarnikov, Conductor

Jürgen Flimm, Stage Director

1619:30

Puccini - Manon Lescaut - Manon Lescaut

Staatsoper Berlin

Mikhail Tatarnikov, Conductor

Jürgen Flimm, Stage Director

1919:30

Puccini - Manon Lescaut - Manon Lescaut

Staatsoper Berlin

Mikhail Tatarnikov, Conductor

Jürgen Flimm, Stage Director

2219:30

Puccini - Manon Lescaut - Manon Lescaut

Staatsoper Berlin

Mikhail Tatarnikov, Conductor

Jürgen Flimm, Stage Director

May 2016
0619:00

Verdi - La traviata - Violetta Valéry

Bolshoi Theatrе, Moscow

Pavel Klinichev, Conductor

Francesca Zambello, Stage Director

0819:00

Verdi - La traviata - Violetta Valéry

Bolshoi Theatrе, Moscow

Pavel Klinichev, Conductor

Francesca Zambello, Stage Director

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Staatsoper Berlin - War Requiem - Soprano, June 2018

" ... während sich Anna Nechaeva beeindruckend aus der Chorschar heraus verausgabt."

- Der Tagesspiegel, Ulrich AmlingRead the article

Anna Nechaeva sang from within the chorus, giving her, too, a heightened, removed position from where her clear and melodious soprano projected over the orchestration.

- Bachtrack, Zenaida des AubrisRead the article

" ... with the exquisite and moving voices of tenor Ian Bostridge, baritone Matthias Goerne, and soprano Anna Nechaeva"

 

"When soprano Anna Nechaeva entered, the texture of her fluent voice at once lifted and lightened the martial sound of Goerne’s baritone, while adding a suggestion of fire and wailing."

 

- Opera Wire, Lois SilversteinRead the article

"Die Aufführung konnte mit drei hervorragenden Solisten aufwarten: neben der Sopranistin Anna Nechaeva ... "

- Klassik Begeistert, Peter SommereggerRead the article


Opera Vlaanderen - The Gambler - Polina, June 2018

L’on sort de l’opéra troublé aussi bien par la voix d’Anna Nechaeva que par le final visuellement magnifique où les jetons tombent du ciel comme des bombes.

- Toute la Culture, Yaël HirschRead the article

Die adrette Anna Nechaeva ist der Widerpart mit schöner und zugleich willensstarker Sopranstimme. Sie tariert die Launen und Gemütsschwankungen der Polina virtuos aus. 

- Deutschlandfunk Kultur, Frieder ReininghausRead the article

As Polina, Anna Nechaeva is a radiant soprano, clear and determined.

(Anna Nechaeva is als Polina een stralende sopraan, helder en vastberaden.)

- Klassiek Centraal, Lucrèce MaeckelberghRead the article

La palme revient cependant au général d'Eric Halvarson, [...] et à la dramatique Pauline d'Anna Nechaeva, brûlante dans les duos avec son amant joueur. 

- Crescendo Magazine, Bruno PeetersRead the article

Anna Nechaeva mit ihrem robusten, doch durchscheinenden Sopran hält deren Fühlen spannend in der Schwebe.  Immer wieder denkt man, mit ihr und dem zunehmend in Konfusion sich auflösenden Alexej könnte es doch noch was werden, aber dann schmeißt sie ihm herzlos die von ihm gewonnenen Scheine als Ablassgeld ins Gesicht.

- Klassiker Welt, Manuel BrugRead the article

Anna Nechaeva mit dunkelrot tim­brier­tem, loderndem Sopran als unglückliche Polina

- Die Tageszeitung, Regine MüllerRead the article

"... but especially the extraordinary Anna Nechaeva as Polina, who makes even the sentimental love duet with Aleksej at the end of the opera seem credible, until she shatters the illusion of it efficiently."

 

("...maar vooral de buitengewone Anna Nechaeva als Polina. Zij maakt dat zelfs het sentimentele liefdesduet met Aleksej aan het einde van de opera nog geloofwaardig lijkt, totdat zij de illusie ervan efficiënt aan diggelen gooit.")

- De Morgen, Stephan MoensRead the article

Anna Nechaeva excellently portrays the whimsical nature of Polina. 

(Anna Nechaeva zet de grillige natuur van Polina verder uitstekend neer.)

- Cutting Edge, Jan-Jakob DelanoyeRead the article


Pique Dame - Lisa, February 2018

Lisa - Anna Nechaeva, perhaps, one of the best performers of this party, who can be heard in the never-ending stream of "The Queen of Spades", one of the most performed scores in Russian, and the world opera theater. She is lyrical and ecstatic, sincere and passionate. 

- MK RU, Ekaterina KretovaRead the article


Berlin State Opera - Manon Lescaut - Manon, December 2016

Die junge Russin Anna Nechaeva singt die Titelheldin Manon Lescaut selbstbewusst und leidenschaftlich. Nechaeva zeichnet die Manon weder als schüchterne Klosteraspirantin wider Willen noch als Klunker-geile Luxusschlampe. Ihre Manon ist ein Mensch, dem die Sehnsucht nach Glück im Leibe steckt und der so jung ist, dass er nie gelernt hat, wie man Glück eigentlich festhält. Auch sängerisch entfacht Anna Nechaeva einiges an Feuer. Sie verfügt über ein charakteristisches Timbre (dem Metall die nötige Würze verleiht), die Höhe hat Kraft, Schärfe und Fähigkeit zur Expansion, und auch die Tiefe klingt jederzeit klar. Und im vierten Akt hat die Russin die Energie, Manon zur tragischen Heroine zu machen.

- Opern & Konzertkritik BerlinRead the article

Anna Nechaeva’s soprano is beautifully regulated, its dark chocolate colour and shimmering power coming through particularly in the middle to upper range.

- Hugo Shirley, BachtrackRead the article


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