Xenia Vyaznikova (Mezzo-soprano)|
Born in Moscow. Graduated from Moscow state conservatory named after P. I. Tchaikovsky in 1998. Since 1996 till 1998 worked on probation in Vienna musical academy with prof. I. Wamser.
On stage of Vienna state opera the singer performed parts of Asucena ("Il Trovatore", G. Verdi), Cerubino ("Le Nozze di Figaro", W. A. Mozart). In 1998 she debuted on stage of Czech National Opera in Brno, in premiere performances of "Carmen" (as Carmen) and "Samson and Dalila" (as Dalila).
More than once Ksenia participated in Sobinov festival (Saratov, Russia), Shalyapin festival (Kazan, Russian Federation). In 2000 together with "EURO STAGE" company the singer took part in international project of "Le Nozze di Figaro" production (as Cerubino).
In 2003 together with Italian producers Marco Boemi and Denis Krief (stage director) participated in premiere of "Nabucco" (as Fenena).
Ksenia Viaznikova recorded several CD-s with rarely performed chamber works of J. Brahms "Die schöne Magelone", "Vier ernste Gesänge", as well as the symphonic poem by Berlioz "Romeo and Juliet". Russian channel "Kultura" made fund record of "Le Nozze di Figaro" where Ksenia performed Cerubino.
Ksenia Viaznikova is a laureate of several international vocalist contests: first prize at the Schubert contest, second priz at Pechkovsky contest ("Vocalists in Bolshoi"), a laureate of Rimsky-Korsakov contest. Laureate of the program "New names of the planet".
A member of ‘Helikon-Opera" troupe since 2003.
Tours: Great Britain, Israel, USA.
Olga "Eugene Onegin" by P. I. Tchaikovsky
Polina, Milovzor, Countess "The Queen of Spades" by P. I. Tchaikovskya
Konchakovna "Prince Igor" by A. Borodin
Marina Mniszek in "Boris Godunov" by M. Musorgsky
Ratmir in "Ruslan and Ludmila" by M. Glinka
Vania "Life for the Tsar" by M. Glinka
Hivria "The Sorochinsky Fair" by M. Musorgsky
Marfa "Hovanschina" by M. Musorgsky
Mother in "Mavra" by I. Stravinsky
Podtochina in "Nose" by D. Shostakovich
Amastris in "Xerxes" by G. Handel
Cornelia in "Julius Caesar" by G. Handel
Amneris in "Aida" by G. Verdi
Ulrica in "Un Ballo in Maschera" by G. Verdi
Fenena in ‘Nabucco" by G. Verdi
Maddalena in "Rigoletto" by G. Verdi
Asucena in "Il Trovatore" by G. Verdi
Miss Quickly in "Falstaff" by G. Verdi
Dalila in "Samson and Dalila" by C. Saint-Saens
Cherubino, Marcelina in "Le Nozze di Figaro" by W. A. Mozart
Countess Geschwitz in "Lulu" by A. Berg
Carmen in "Carmen" by J. Bizet
Ortruda in "Loengrin" by R. Vagner
Frika in "Valkirie" by R. Vagner
Liubasha in "The Tsar‘s Bride" by N. Rimsky-Korsakov
Mother Henriette in "Les Dialogues des Carmelites" by F. Poulenc
Fenena in "Nabucco" by G. Verdi
Jezibaba the Witch in "Russalka" by A. Dvorak
Marina Mniszek in "Boris Godunov" by M. P. Moussorgsky
Solo in "Reqiem" by W. A. Mozart
Solo in "Reqiem" by G. Verdi
Mess B Minor by J. S. Bach
"Magnificat" by J. S. Bach
109th and 114th cantates by J. S. Bach
"Stabat Mater" by G. Pergolesi
"Romeo et Juliet" by G. Berlioz