234th Season

Lyubov Sokolova

Mezzo soprano

Prizewinner of the International Vocal Competition (Perm, 1997).

Born in Chelyabinsk (Ural). Graduated from the St Petrsburg Conservatoire (class of Prof. N.A. Serval) in 1993. Had a post graduate studies (class of Prof A.N. Kiselev) in 1993 - 1995.
Joined the Mariinsky Theatre in 1993.

Her repertoire includes: Olga (Eugene Onegin), Suzuki (Madama Butterfly), Hostess of the Inn/ Feodor (Boris Godunov), Smeraldina (The Love for Three Oranges), Stefanida (The Maid of Pskov), Page (Salome), Sonetka (Katerina Ismailova), Berta (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Pauline (The Queen of Spades), Marfa (Khovanshchina), Lyubava (Sadko), Emilia (Otello), Voice (Parsifal), Erda (Das Rheingold), Ulrica (Un ballo in maschera), Flora Bervoix (La traviata), Rosseweisse (Die Walkure).
Has toured with the Mariinsky Company in Germany, Finland, Portugal, France, Spain, Luxemburg, Netherlands, Japan, Italy, South America.

Recordings: Salome, Ivan the Terrible, The Tsar‘s Bride (under Valery Gergiev with Philips Classics).

At the Mariinsky Theatre he also performs the role of Canio in Leoncavallo?s I pagliacci.

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