Darya Ryabokon was born in Barnaul (Altai Krai (Altai Region)). In 2018 she graduated with distinction from the Rimsky-Korsakov St Petersburg State Conservatory (class of Professor Larisa Tedtoyeva).
Trained at the Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Graz (Austria). While still a student, she performed the roles of Olga (Eugene Onegin), Lyubasha (The Tsar’s Bride) and Dorabella (Così fan tutte) at the Opera and Ballet Theatre of the St Petersburg Conservatory.
She made her Mariinsky Theatre debut in November 2018 as Mercédès (Carmen).
Repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre:
Kashcheyevna (Kashchey the Immortal)
Polya (The Enchantress)
Dunyasha (The Tsar’s Bride)
Stepanida Matuta (The Maid of Pskov)
Nadezhda Nasonova (The Noblewoman Vera Sheloga)
The Tsar’s Page (The Snow Maiden)
A Merchant-Woman (Mlada, concert performance)
A Daring Skomorokh (Sadko)
Frosya (Semyon Kotko)
Princess Charlotte (The Lefthander)
A Nun (The Fiery Angel)
Cherubino (Le nozze di Figaro)
Alisa (Lucia di Lammermoor)
Curra (La forza del destino)
Lola (Cavalleria rusticana)
Kate Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly)
Sister Dolcina (Suor Angelica)
Chanteur (Puccini’s Manon Lescaut)
Mallika, Rose (Lakmé)
Has taken part in international productions of the opera Eugene Onegin, performing the role of Olga in Finland, Latvia and Lithuania. Has appeared under such conductors as Valery Gergiev, Vladimir Altschuler, Alexander Titov and Fabio Mastrangelo. Has collaborated with the composer Sergei Slonimsky.
Repertoire also includes: Polina (The Queen of Spades), Siébel (Gounod’s Faust) and Clara (Betrothal in a Monastery).