234th Season

Natalia Evstafieva

Mezzo soprano

Prize-winner at the International Rimsky-Korsakov Competition (2000).
Diploma-recipient at the International Vocalists? Competition (Barcelona, 2000).
Recipient of the Golden Sofit, St Petersburg?s highest theatre prize (1998).

Graduated from the St Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire in 1999.

From 1997-2001 was a soloist with the St Petersburg Academic Musorgsky Theatre of Opera and Ballet where she performed as Marina Mnishek (Boris Godunov), Konchakovna (Prince Igor), Olga (Eugene Onegin), Polina, Milovzor (The Queen of Spades), Flora (La traviata), Carmen (Carmen) and Count Orlovsky (Die Fledermaus).

Soloist with the Mariinsky Academy of Young Singers since 2001.
Made her Mariinsky Theatre debut the same year as Marfa in Musorgsky?s Khovanshchina.

Repertoire includes:
Marfa (Khovanshchina);
Konchakovna (Prince Igor);
Olga (Eugene Onegin);
Lel (The Snow Maiden);
Lyubava (Sadko);
Young Boy (The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevronia);
Angel (The Demon);
Fenena (Nabucco)
and Suzuki (Madama Butterfly).

Has performed the roles of Olga (Eugene Onegin) at the Theatre du Chatelet (France) and Carmen (Carmen) at the Coliseu De Lisboa (Portugal).

Concert repertoire includes: Beethoven?s Ninth Symphony, Gluck?s Orphee et Eurydice, Verdi?s Requiem and arias and romances by Russian, German, Italian and French composers.

Has toured with the Mariinsky Opera Company to Germany, France and the USA.

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