Olga Trifonova

Olga Trifonova

Soprano opera singer, soloist of the Mariinsky Theater.
Country: Russia

  1. Biography of Olga Trifonova
  2. Career Highlights
  3. Repertoire and International Performances
  4. Recordings and Film

Biography of Olga Trifonova

Olga Trifonova is a soprano opera singer and a soloist at the Mariinsky Theatre. She was born in Leningrad and graduated from the N.A. Rimsky-Korsakov Saint Petersburg State Conservatory in 1998, studying under V.N. Gagen.

Career Highlights

Trifonova made her debut on the stage of the Mariinsky Theatre in 1994, performing the role of Barbarina in "The Marriage of Figaro." She has since become a renowned opera singer, earning the title of Honored Artist of Russia. Trifonova has received numerous awards and accolades, including the Grand Prix at the I. K. Arkhipova International Television Competition for Young Opera Singers in 1997, as well as the first prize at the XVI International Vocalist Competition named after M.I. Glinka in 1995.

Repertoire and International Performances

Trifonova's repertoire includes a wide range of operatic roles, such as Antonida in "A Life for the Tsar," Ludmila in "Ruslan and Lyudmila," and Gilda in "Rigoletto." She has performed on some of the world's most prestigious opera stages, including the Metropolitan Opera in New York, the Opéra Bastille, the Theater Chatelet in Paris, and the Lincoln Center in New York. Trifonova has also collaborated with renowned conductors such as Placido Domingo, Valery Gergiev, and Kent Nagano.

Recordings and Film

Trifonova has contributed to audio recordings of operas, including "Solovey" with the London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Robert Craft, and "Boris Godunov" with the Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra conducted by Valery Gergiev. She has also appeared in the film "Parsifal" directed by T. Palmer, alongside opera stars Placido Domingo, Violeta Urmana, Matti Salminen, and Nikolai Putilin.