Elena Shvedova is the principal soloist of the National Theatre of Opera and Ballet of the Republic of Belarus. She has one of the most singular voices of the old soviet republics.
Elena Shvedova discovered her passion for singing when she was a child. She studied in the Conservatory of Belarus, attending the classes of Tamara Nizhnikova. In 1987 she started working in the Musical Theatre of Nalchik (Russia) and one year later in the National Philharmonic of Belarus.
In 1991 Elena Shvedova became the soloist of the National Theatre of Opera and Ballet of Belarus. She participated in several tours in Europe where she held key roles of classic and romantic repertoire.
Because of her talent she has been awarded by many International Singing Contests of Belarus and Moldavia.
Tatiana Tretiak graduated from the Academy of Music in Belarus. Since 1997 she is the soloist of the National Theater of Opera and Ballet of Belarus. During her career she has played such important roles as Violet in the La Traviata, Leonora or Micaela in the Il Trovatore and Tatiana in the Eugene Onegin. In 1998 she participated in the premiere of the cantata Anna Frank of Gamberini and later in CD’s recording.
In 1997 and 1999 she was awarded with the prize “Darclee Hariclee” in the International Festival of Soloists of Braila (Romania).
She took part in many important tours in Germany, Switzerland, Poland and Hungary together with the National Theater of Opera and Ballet of Belarus. Between 2000 and 2002 she performed the main roles in the Classic Solothum Festival and the Festival of Monschau with Francisco Araiza, Kristjan Iohannsson and conductors Ralf Weikert and Eraldo Salmieri. During the same years she was invited by Pierre Cardin to participate in the Decade of Belarusian Culture in France.
She has recently performed the pieces for soprano in the Grand New Year's Concert of Johann Strauss together with the Russian State Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Eduard Serov on the New Year concerts in the Netherlands, Belgium and Italy.
Born in Kislovodsk (Russia), Natalia Dmitrievskaya studied choir directing at Safonov School of Music and in 2004, after graduating from the Rostov Rakhmaninov State Conservatoire, she become a soloist with the Rostov State Musical Theatre. With this orchestra Natalia Dmitrievskaya has toured across all Europe, and visited Great Britain, Ireland, Moscow and many more. In 2010 she debuted at the Bolshoi Theatre performing The Tsar's Bride by Rimsky - Korsakov.
Natalia Dmitrievskaya appeared in the title roles of the greatest classical music pieces, such as Violetta in La Traviata, Gilda in Rigoletto, Rosina in The Barber of Seville, the Queen of the Night in The Magic Flute, Micaela in Carmen, Serafina Il Campanelo, etc.
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Marina Chernostan was born in Novgorod-Severskij, Ukraine. She studied music theory at Kharkov Conservatory where the Solo Singing Classes were under L. G. Tzykran (Awarded Singer of Ukraine), and the Chamber Singing Classes under S. V. Klebanova (Awarded Laureate of International competitions). She successfully graduated University in 2009. Since 2011 she went on to sing many prominent roles with the Kharkov Philharmonic as a Solist.
Following the successful performances, she became a Professor of Solo Singing Classes at the same Kharkov Conservatory.Marina´s repertoire is consists of the most famous operatic roles from European and West European Great Composers.
Halina Dubitskaya was born in Minsk and studied singing at the State Music Academy of Belarus.
She is a soloist of the Academy of Music in Belarus and the guest soloist of the Daugavpils Theater in Latvia. Halina participated in numerous tours by diverse countries of Europe. She has also won several awards: the Belarusian International Song Festival in June 2012 and the International Vocal Competition in December 2012.
His repertoire includes works by the great classical authors Aida, La Traviata, The Barber of Seville, Faust, The Marriage of Figaro or La Bohème, among many others and also pieces by russian and contemporary composers.