Elena Tsallagova

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    Elena Tsallagova in Agrippina (Seizoen 2012-2013)

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    Elena Tsallagova in Il viaggio a Reims (Seizoen 2011-2012)

Contessa di Folleville in Il viaggio a Reims

Biography

Education
Conservatory of St-Petersburg; studies repertoire and interpretation at Ileana Cotrubas; participation in the young singers’ programme of the Opéra de Paris (oktober 2006)

Debut
Mariinsky Theater, St-Petersburg, 2005. Various parts, including in De Gouden Haan (Rimski-Korsakov) and Suor Angelica (Puccini)
Ensemble member of the Bayerische Staatsopera, 2008-2010: Despina/Così fan tutte, Sophie/Werther, Nanetta/Falstaff,  Zerlina/Don Giovanni en Musetta/La Bohème.

Highlights
Debut at the Salzburger Festspiele, 2007: Zelmira/Armida (Haydn); Het Sluwe Vosje/Het Sluwe Vosje, Opéra de Paris, 2008; debut for Glyndebourne Touring Opera: Nanetta/Falstaff, 2009.
 
Prizes
First prize at Rachmaninov International Singing Competition, St-Petersburg

Worked with
Riccardo Muti, Ivor Bolton

Recent and future productions
Despina/Così fan tutte, Tokyo, 2011; Nanetta/Falstaff and Mélisande/Pelléas et Mélisande, Opéra de Paris, 2012.

Last update on 02 May 2011

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