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Lena Belkina joins TACT for General Management

Lena Belkina joins TACT for General Management
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We are delighted to welcome mezzo-soprano Lena Belkina to TACT's roster for General Management. 

Praised for her “fulminant, brilliant, beautiful voice”, Lena Belkina "one of the vocal wonders", established herself on the intenational stage while an ensamble member of the Leipzig Opera and afterwards of Vienna State Opera. Belkina also made international guest appearances at numerous opera houses, singing in Tokyo, Prague, Kyiv, St. Petersburg, Turin, Bologna, Naples, Valencia, Geneva, Brussels and Lausanne, as well as at the Bregenz Festival and the Rossini Festival in Pesaro among others .  

Among Belkina’s recent and future appearances is her return to Hessisches Staatstheater and Maifestspiele Wiesbaden with "Carmen"*, Beethoven’s 9th Symphony on the stage of Hayes Hall Florida in Naples*, Elena in "La donna del Lago" at Theater an der Wien* and Maifestspiele Wiesbaden, Solo recital with Vienna Chamber Orchestra in Moscow Zaryadye Hall, Orfeo in "Orfeo and Euridice" for Kissinger Somer Festival. [* - cancelled].

The season 2019/20 also brought her a nomination for the International Opera Award 2020 in the "Young Singer of the Year" category. 

Lena Belkina's other notable performances include Orfeo in "Orfeo and Euridice" and "Bauci e Filemone" at Queen Elizabeth Hall, London, Joan of Arc in "The Maid of Orleans", as well as title role in "Teseo​" at Theater an der Wien, Varvara in "Katia Kabanova" on the stage of Teatro во San Carlo di Napoli and Teatro Regio Torino, Ruggiero in "Alcina" at Staatstheater Wiesbaden, "Carmen" at Bregenz Festival, Elena in "La donna del Lago" with Opera de Lausanne, Nicklausse in "The Tales of Hoffmann" with the New National Theatre Tokyo, "The First Walpurgis Night" at Villars-sur-Glane, Switzerland and Slovak Philharmonic Bratislava, Isaura in "Tancredi" for La Monnaie De Munt Brussels, Rosina in "Il Barbiere di Siviglia" at Grand Theatre de Geneva and New National Theatre Tokyo, "La Cenerentola" in Estate Theatre Prague and National Opera of Ukraine, "Songs and Dances of Death" with Monte-Carlo Philharmonie, Concert with José Carreras at Konzerthaus Vienna, Verdi's "Requiem" with New Lausitzer Philharmonic Orchestra.

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