Yekaterina Vasilenko (Soprano)|
In 2001, she completed her studies at the Moscow Conservatoire (P. Skusnichenko’s class). In 1999, she made her debut as guest artist at Moscow’s Helikon-opera in the role of Maria (Tchaikovsky’s Mazeppa). This was followed by Tatiana (Eugene Onegin) and the title role in Aida at the same theatre. Her repertoire also includes: Mimi (La Boheme), title role (Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta), Marfa (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Tsar’s Bride).
In 2000, she made her Bolshoi Theatre debut as guest soloist and, in the same year, she joined the Theatre’s group of probationers. In 2002, she became a Bolshoi Theatre soloist.
Pauline (The Gambler, world Premiere Production of first version of Prokofiev‘s opera)
Golden Cockerel’s voice (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The golden Cockerel)
Masha (The Queen of Spades)
Emma (Mussorgsky‘s Khovanshchina)
Fata Morgana (Prokofiev‘s The Love for three Oranges)
Kupava (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Snow Maiden)
Brigitta (Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta)
Aksinya, Women convict (Shostakovich’s The Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk)
Refugee (Desyatnikov’s The Children of Rosenthal)
In 2000, she sang the title role in a Vaassan-Opera (Finland) production of Tosca.
A diploma-winner at the Neue Stimmen International Singing Competition (Germany, 1999)
1st prize-winner at the lst Bibigul Tulegenova competition for vocalists (Alma-Ata, 2001)