Olga Zharikova

Upcoming performances:
27 July 2024
4 August 2024
24 August 2024
  • Prize-winner of the 1st prize of the 7th St Petersburg International Opera Performers’ Competition (St Petersburg, Russia, 2015)
  • Prize-winner of the 2nd prize of the 43rd Singing Competition of Alumni of Musical Higher Schools of Russia (Petrozavodsk, Russia, 2015)
  • Holder of a grant of the Gerda Lissner International Vocal Competition (New York, USA, 2016)
  • Prize-winner of the 1st prize of the 6th Ópera de Tenerife International Singing Competition (Santa Cruz de Tenerife, 2019)
  • Prize-winner of the 1st prize at the 38th Logroño International Vocal Competition (Spain, 2021)

Born in the city of Novorossiysk, Krasnodar Territory. In 2015, graduated from the St Petersburg N.A. Rimsky-Korsakov State Conservatory (the class of Tatiana Novikova). In 2017, graduated from Plácido Domingo’s opera program for young singers in Valencia (Spain).

In 2018–2019, soloist of the Krasnodar Premiere Artistic Association.

Semi-finalist at the Operalia Opera Competition (Guadalajara, Mexico, 2016). Worked with such conductors as Henrik Nánási, Ramón Tebar, Christopher Franklin, Fabio Biondi and directors Davide Livermore, Mariusz Treliński, Marco Arturo Marelli and others.

Since June 2019 she has been a member of the Opera Company of the Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre.

Repertoire at the Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre:
Violetta Valéry (La traviata, G. Verdi);
The Queen of the Night (Die Zauberflöte, W.-A. Mozart);
Susanna, Barbarina (Le nozze di Figaro, W.-A. Mozart);
Gilda (Rigoletto, G. Verdi);
The Snow Maiden (The Snow Maiden, N. Rimsky-Korsakov);
Swan-Princess (The Tale of Tsar Saltan, N. Rimsky-Korsakov);
Marfa (The Tsar's Bride, N. Rimsky-Korsakov);
Ninetta (The Love for Three Oranges, S. Prokofiev);
Prilepa (The Queen of Spades, P. Tchaikovsky);
Brigitta (Iolanta, P. Tchaikovsky);
Frasquita (Carmen, G. Bizet);
Adele (Die Fledermaus, J. Strauss II);
A Heavenly Voice (Don Carlo, G. Verdi);
The Rose (The Little Prince, L. Klinichev).

Repertoire also includes:
Xenia (Boris Godunov, M. Musorgsky);
Lucia (Lucia di Lammermoor, G. Donizetti);
Annina (La traviata, G. Verdi);
Baucis (Philemon und Baucis, J. Haydn);
Flora (The Turn of the Screw, B. Britten);
Violetta (The Violet of Montmartre, E. Kálmán).

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