SopranoTatiana Serjan was born in St Petersburg and initially studied the pianoforte. She then continued her musical studies at St Petersburg Conservatory (graduating with distinction) and studied voice in Italy at the Accademia delle Voci in Turin under Franca Mattiucci. Her first performance was at the Opera Studio in St Petersburg with La traviata in 1994, and in 1996 she made her stage debut in La Bohиme as Mimм and Musetta. In 1997 she took part in a tour of Germany with Cosм fan tutte (Fiordiligi). She sang Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk under Mstislav Rostropovich with the St Petersburg Philharmonic Society, and sang in Zazarkalye, Les contes d'Hoffmann (Antonia and Giulietta) and La Bohиme (Mimм) in St Petersburg in 2002. After her role debut as Lady Macbeth at the Teatro Regio in Turin (2002) she sang the role also in Athens, Palermo, Tokyo, at the Teatro alla Scala (under R. Muti), in Ravenna, Madrid, Trieste, Bologna as well as in Dallas, Oviedo and Munich. She sang in Un ballo in maschera in Ancona, Trento, Catania and Amsterdam, in Il trovatore in Bregenz, in Hindemith's Sancta Susanna at the Ravenna Festival, in New York, once again under R. Muti, at the Teatro alla Scala and at the Teatro Nacional Sгo Carlos Lisbon, where she also appeared in The Rhinegold. She sang Tosca at the Teatro Communale in Bologna, at the Teatro Massimo in Palermo and at the Bregenz Festival. In addition she has sung in Don Giovanni at the Teatro Verdi in Trieste, where she also recently made her debut in the role of Norma. She has also performed a great deal as a concert soloist, for instance in the closing concert of the Ravenna Festival with highlights from Norma (Bosra under R. Muti, broadcast live on RAI) and in Shostakovich's 14th Symphony (Teatro Sгo Carlos and Bregenz). She sang Verdi's Requiem in London (with the London Philharmonic under R. Muti) and in Toulouse. Her forthcoming engagements include Il trovatore in Oviedo, Macbeth in Brussels, Tosca at Deutsche Oper Berlin, Un ballo in maschera in Minorca, I due Foscari in Parma as well as Macbeth in Munich.