Natalia Kreslina,

soprano, joined the Novaya Opera Theatre of Moscow in 1999, when a student of the Ippolitov-Ivanov State Musical-Pedagogical Institute She made her debut as Angel in The Demon by Rubinstein.

In 2004 the singer made her debut at the Bolshoi Theatre as Senta in Wagner's Der fliegende Hollander (The Flying Dutchman).

In the Latvian National Opera she has performed the parts of Violetta in Verdi’s La Traviata, Amelia in Verdi's Un ballo in maschera, Cio-Cio-San in Madama Butterfly and the title role in Tosca by Puccini and Katerina in the Shostakovich’s Katerina Ismailova (also in the Municipal Theatre of Santiago in Chile). In the Danish Royal Opera she performed Tatyana in Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin. Natalya Kreslina took part in the recording of La forza del destino by Verdi at the Savonlinna Opera Festival. The singer's repertoire comprises the soprano parts in Britten's War Requiem (performed in England, Germany and Russia) and Verdi's Requiem.

In April 2015, she sang the title role in Puccini’s Manon Lescaut in the Latvian National Opera (Riga). Currently Natalia Kreslina takes part in the production of Dvořák’s Rusalka in Teatro Municipal de Santiago de Chile (director Marcelo Lombardero, conductor Konstantin Chudovsky), where she performs the role of the Foreign Princess.

Awards and Honours

  • Moscow City Literature and Arts Prize in the Musical Art Nomination for the parts of Abigaille in Verdi’s Nabucco and Elsa in Wagner’s Lohengrin (2009)
  • Moscow City Literature and Arts Prize in the Musical Art Nomination for the part of Marta in Weinberg's The Passenger (2018)

Roles performed at the Novaya Opera

Gorislava in Glinka's Ruslan and Lyudmila
Kupava, Bobylikha in Rimsky-Korsakov's The Snow Maiden
Abigaille in Verdi's Nabucco
Adalgisa in Bellini's Norma
Elizabeth, Anna in Donizetti's Maria Stuarda
Elsa in Wagner's Lohengrin
Gertrude in Thomas's Hamlet
Rosalinde in Strauss' Die Fledermaus
Santuzza in Mascagni's Cavalleria rusticana
Domna Saburova in Rimsky-Korsakov's The Tsar's Bride
Larina in Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin
Flora in Verdi's La Traviata
Second Lady in Mozart's Die Zauberflöte
Alisa in Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor
Female Chorus in Benjamin Britten's The Rape of Lucretia
Gertrud in Engelbert Humperdinck's The Gingerbread House, or Hänsel und Gretel
Maddalena in Prokofiev's Maddalena
Marta in Weinberg's The Passenger
Mother in Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker. An Opera
Ottoman, Bat in Ravel's L’enfant et les sortilèges
Salome in Strauss' Salome
Soloist in FOUR OPERETTA KINGS (Concert)
Dido in Purcell's Dido and Aeneas (in concert)
Leonora in Verdi's Il trovatore (in concert)
Soprano parts in Mozart's Requiem and in Britten's War Requiem
Soprano parts in the productions Viva Verdi!, Bellini, Richard Wagner, Music Is My Soul
Parts in the productions: Maria Callas (Musical offering), Johann Strauss, the Waltz King (gala concert), Waltzes, Tangos & Foxtrots (gala concert), Rossini (musical divertissement), This is Opera! (dramatized performance), Opera&Jazz (New Year's Eve Show), Bravissimo! (opera mix), O Mozart! Mozart… (Requiem)


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