Svetlana Shilova (Mezzo-soprano)|
In 1997, she graduated from St. Petersburg State Conservatoire (professor Konstantin Pluzhnikov). As a student worked in chamber musical theatre St. Petersburg Opera. From 1998, she was a soloist with Rimsky-Korsakov Opera and Ballet Theatre. She made her Bolshoi Theatre debut in 2002 in the role of Marfa (Khovanshchina).
Spring (Rimsky-Korsakovís The Snow Maiden)
Marta, Laura (Iolanta)
Xenia's Nurse (Mussorgskyís Boris Godunov)
The Fortune-teller (Prokofievís The Fiery Angel)
Olga (Eugene Onegin)
Polina (The Queen of Spades)
Sonyetka (Shostakovichís The Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk)
Petrovna (Rimsky-Korsakovís The Tsarís Bride)
Princess Linetta (Prokofievís The Love for Three Oranges)
Matriosha, Mavra Kuzminichna (Prokofievís War and Peace)
Nanny, Female street vendor (Desyatnikovís The Children of Rosenthal)
Alkonost (Rimsky-Korsakov's The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and of the Maiden Fevronia)
Also in repertoire:
Lyubasha (The Tsarís Bride)
Iocasta (Stravinskyís Oedipus Rex)
Dido (Berliozís Les Troyens)
mezzo-soprano parts in Mozartís Requiem, Verdiís Requiem, Handelís Messiah, Prokofievís Alexander Nevsky Cantata.
She tours in Russia and abroad.
In 2006, she appeared at the Maryinsky Theatre in The Snow Maiden.
In the same year, she took part in a performance of Beethovenís Symphony No. 9 in Istanbul (conductor Alexander Rahbari ).
In 2007, she appeared at the Bonn State Opera, singing Khivrya in Mussorgskyís Sorochinsky Fair (conductor Roman Kofman, director Tony Palmer) and Gertrude (Humperdinckís Hansel and Gretel).
She took part in Chaliapin Opera Festival in Kazan and Irina Arkhipova presents Opera Festival in Chelyabinsk.