The brilliant Russian mezzo-soprano Ekaterina Semenchuk studied at the Conservatory in St. Petersburg. In past seasons, she has sung Marina (Boris Godunov), Polina (Pique Dame) at the Metropolitan Opera as well as her first Azucena (Il Trovatore) in Valencia under the direction of Zubin Mehta. She has also sung at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden as Olga (Eugene Onegin) and the Berlin Staatsoper as Preziosilla (La Forza del Destino) and Polina (Pique Dame) under the direction of Daniel Barenboim. With Valery Gergiev, she has performed Didon (Les Troyens) at the Mariinsky Theatre in Saint Petersburg, at Carnegie Hall in New York and at the Suntory Hall in Tokyo. She has also performed Fricka (Die Walkure) with the Los Angeles Opera. She recently made her debut at Salzburg Festival as Eboli, in a new production of Don Carlo, under the baton of Antonio Pappano, celebrated Shostakovich in recital at the Vienna Konzerthaus and Tchaikosvy at Wigmore Hall.
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