234th Season

Varvara Solovyova

Mezzo soprano

Mezzo-soprano

Prize-winner at the International Pavel Lisitsian Competition (Vladikavkaz, 2006).

Born in Leningrad. Graduated from the St Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire in 2005 (class of I.P. Levando and L.A. Tedtoyeva).
Soloist with the Mariinsky Academy of Young Singers since 2005.

Repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre includes:
Old Woman (Boris Godunov)
Yaroslavna’s Nanny (Prince Igor)
Stepanida (The Maid of Pskov)
Sister-in-Law (May Night)
Queen, Woman with a Purple Nose (Christmas Eve)
Tkachikha (The Tale of Tsar Saltan)
Olga (Eugene Onegin)
Laura (Iolanta in concert)
Smeraldina (The Love for Three Oranges)
Frosia (Semyon Kotko)
The Girl from the Advert (Lolita in concert)
Modestina (Il viaggio a Reims)
Alisa (Lucia di Lammermoor)
Anina (La traviata)
Servant (Elektra)
Jeћibaba (Baba Yaga) (Rusalka by Antonнn Dvoшбk)

Repertoire also includes: Lyubasha (The Tsar’s Bride), Polina (The Queen of Spades) and Suzuki (Madama Butterfly).


Mariinsky Theatre:
1 Theatre Square
St. Petersburg
Mariinsky-2 (New Theatre):
34 Dekabristov Street
St. Petersburg
Mariinsky Concert Hall:
20 Pisareva street
St. Petersburg