Olga Terentieva, soprano. Olga Terentieva graduated from the Gnessins Academy of Music in 2003 (Vocal Department, Professor Miglau's class). In 2005, she completed her post-graduate studies at the Academy.
In 2003 and 2008, she took part in the “Debut” festival, performing the part of Mimi in La bohème by Puccini (in the Rimsky-Korsakov St. Petersburg Conservatory). In the Gnessins Academy Opera Studio, she performed the following parts: Tatyana in Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin, Naina in Glinka's Ruslan and Lyudmila, the Countess in Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro, Mimi in Puccini's La bohème.
In 2003, the singer joined the Novaya Opera.
Since 2010, she is a participant of Irina Arkhipova fund program Opera – the new generation. Takes part in opera and concert fund projects: performed the duet of Othello and Desdemona (Verdi’s Othello) with the People’s Artist of Russia Vladislav Piyavko on stages of opera theatres in Samara, Astrakhan, Kishinev. Performed Michaela in Bizet’s Carmen (in concert) at the Irina Arkhipova Festival.
In 2010, the singer took a part in the cultural project for young people Art discoveries at the Zimny Theatre stage (Sochi) and Astrakhan State Conservatory (conductor Vasily Valitov).
In 2012 at Preobragenie Festival (Yaroslavl) performed soprano in Verdi’s Requiem (conductor Andres Mustonen). At the Boldinskaya Osen Festival (Pushkin Nizhny Novgorod State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre) performed Tatyana in Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin. In 2013 performed Leonora from Verdi’s Il Trovatore at the Verdi’s Festival in Lonigo (Italy). Has taken part in the Novaya Opera tour in Israel in 2013. The singer successfully performed Yaroslavna in Borodin's Prince Igor.
In 2014 Olga and Elena Terentievy recorded a CD Glinka’s Romances, dedicated to the 210th anniversary of Glinka’s birth and took part in program Top Level Music (radio Orfey), dedicated to the Russian romance stages of development. The same year Olga and Elena Terentievy performed a concert on the stage of the Great Hall of the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory.
In 2015 performed as Yaroslavna in Borodin's Prince Igor, on the stage of Saratov Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre, as a part of Saratov Autumn Festival. The same year at the Boldinskaya Osen Festival she performed as Liza in Tchaikovsky's The Queen of Spades (conductor V. Polyansky).
Performs concert programs in Russia and abroad (Finland, Germany, Poland, Italy, Spain, Cyprus).
Awards and Honours
- Prize-winner of the International Competition for Young Singers in Lanpaala (Second Prize, Finland)
- Prize-winner of the 2d Valentina Levko All-Russia Open Vocal Competition (Grand Prix, Moscow, 2008)
- Prize-winner of the Glinka International Singing Competition (Second Prize, Moscow, 2009)
Roles performed at the Novaya Opera
Viclinda in Verdi's I Lombardi alla prima crociata
Princess Olga Tokmakova in Rimsky-Korsakov's The Maid of Pskov (in concert)
Fleana in Leoncavallo's Zingari in concert
Soprano part in the production Viva Verdi!