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Olga Peretyatko, one of the world’s most sought-after sopranos, made her international break-through after winning Plácido Domingo’s prestigious Operalia Competition. Since then, she has been a regular guest at the world’s most important opera houses and concert halls.

In the 2023/24 season, Olga Peretyatko makes her role debut as Norma at the Staatsoper Hamburg. She also reprises one of her signature roles, Fiorilla in Rossini’s Il turco in Italia at the Opernhaus Zürich and returns to the Staatsoper Berlin to sing Elettra in Mozart's Idomeneo and Leila in Bizet’s Les pêcheurs de perles. In Italy, she sings Magda de Civry in a new production of La rondine at the Teatro Regio Torino and Donna Anna in a new production of Don Giovanni at the Teatro Comunale di Bologna. On the concert stage, Olga Peretyatko debuts the role of Leonora in a concert performance of Verdi’s Il trovatore at the Musikfest Bremen. She can also be seen performing Rachmaninoff’s “The Bells” together with the Orchestre de Paris at the Grande salle Pierre Boulez in Paris and presenting a program called “Mozart and Salieri” with the Danish Chamber Orchestra under Ádám Fischer at the Mozart Week in Salzburg. Additionally, the soprano gives several recitals around the world such as a recital with the tenor Marius Vlad Budoiu at the George Enescu Festival in Bucharest, a piano recital with Leon Gurvitch at the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, and a recital at the Teatro de la Zarzuela in Madrid, where – joined by the pianist Semjon Skigin - she presents works by Clara Schumann and Pauline Viardot.

Born and raised in St. Petersburg, Russia, Olga Peretyatko started her musical career singing in the children’s choir of the Mariinsky Theatre. After graduating from the Saint Petersburg Conservatory, she went on to study at the Hanns Eisler-Hochschule für Musik in Berlin, the opera studio at the Hamburg State Opera, and the Accademia Rossiniana in Pesaro.

© CSAM, August 2023

Olga Peretyatko