234th Season

Maria Bayankina

Soprano

• Prize-winner at the Festos Moscow Student Art Festival (2004)
• Prize-winner at the International Festival and Competition (Ruza, 2009)
• Prize-winner at the I International Young Opera Singers’ Competition in Memory of Maxim Mikhailov (Cheboksary, 2010)
• Prize-winner at the I All-Russian young vocalists’ competition The Future of Musical Theatre which marked one hundred and ten years since the birth of the composer Vissarion Shebalin (Omsk, 2012)

Born in the Sverdlovsk Region.
Graduated with distinction in 2009 from the vocals faculty of the Russian Gnesins’ Academy of Music (class of Professor Sheveleva).
From 2009 she was a post-graduate student at the Russian Gnesins’ Academy of Music (class of Professor Sheveleva).
From 2007 she was a leading soloist with the Petit Opera Creative Group (Board of the Open Stage project of the City of Moscow Department of Culture).
Since 2010 she has been a soloist with the Mariinsky Academy of Young Singers.

Repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre includes:
Violetta (La traviata)

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