Anna
Aglatova
Soprano

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Anna Aglatova

Anna Aglatova is a leading soloist of the Bolshoi Theatre, one of the most popular Russian singers in the world.

In Europe she is called "the younger sister of Cecilia Bartoli", an outstanding Italian coloratura mezzo-soprano.

Nowadays, Anna performs the leading roles in almost all opera calendar of the repertoire of the Bolshoi Theatre.

When she was a student of the 4th year of the Gnesin School, Anna, after a serious casting, which involved more than 100 sopranos, was invited by the Bolshoi Theatre Directorate, led by artistic director, conductor Alexander Vedernikov, to take part in the production of Verdi's "Falstaff". Despite her young age, she played one of the main roles-the party of Nannette.

Thanks to her extraordinary talent and tremendous energy, Anna was able to win not only the love of the audience, but also the respect of eminent colleagues.

At that time, Anna was the youngest soloist of the Bolshoi Opera Company.

Her highest professionalism allowed Anna to perform simultaneously on the stage of the Bolshoi Theatre, performing at once two main parts in Mozart's opera The Magic Flute, and participate in one of the most prestigious competitions in the world of young singers "Neue Stimmen", which took place in Germany, where she became the winner.

Following this, Anna became a laureate of the "Triumph" award for achievements in the field of arts. Behind the shoulders of this young successful singer are calendar at the most famous concert venues of the World. Salle Pleyel in Paris, Megaron Moussikis in Athens, Musikverein in Vienna, Seoul Arts Center in Seoul, Lincoln Center in New York, National Palace of Culture in Sofia.

Her debut on the stage of the Vienna Opera House as Norina in Donizetti's Don Pasquale was not only a huge success for the public. Anna was also warmly received by the whimsical Austrian critics who noted her bright talent as an actress and an incredibly beautiful voice.

Anna's acting talent is highly appreciated by Russian critics: she was twice nominated for the national award "Golden Mask" in the nomination "Best female role in the opera"

Anna is a welcome guest of the most prestigious European music festivals, such as Festival International de Colmar in France and the Verbier Festival in Switzerland.

Anna is equally beautiful both in lyrical parties, and in comic parties, where you need to use not only technical vocal skills, but also to show the outstanding talent of an actress. She is delightful in Mikaela's party in the opera "Carmen", but also in the party of Suzanne in "Wedding of Figaro" will be difficult to find her equal. Now she has in repertoire: Donna Anna (Don Giovanni Mozart), Rosina ("The Barber of Seville" Rossini), Manon in the opera Manon Massena, Cleopatra (Julius Caesar Handel) and many other parties. Such an extensive repertoire proves once again the uniqueness of this singer.

In addition to her extraordinary talent, Anna is also distinguished for her incredible work capacity. Thanks to this, she was able to win the love and respect of not only outstanding conductors such as Vladimir Spivakov, Evelino Pido, Vladimir Fedoseyev, Enrique Mazzola, but also her famous colleagues with whom she had to divide the stage more than once. This is Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Jose Carreras, René Pape, Carlo Lepore, David Hansen.

In 2014, Anna was awarded the title of Laureate of the State Prize of the President of Russia for her contribution to the development of Culture.