Anastasiya Taratorkina

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German-Russian soprano Anastasiya Taratorkina studied at the Murov College of Music, and subsequently with Prof. Olga Egudina at the Glinka Conservatory in Novosibirsk, and with Prof. Hendrikje Wangemann in Dresden. She has attended master classes with Elena Zaremba, Marie-Sophie Pollak, Julia Novikova, Dmitro Popov, Ursula Langmeier (voice) and Jolanta Nicolai.

She was awarded 1st Prize and Audience Prize at the 70th International ARD Music Competition in 2021, with further competition successes including the semifinals of the 2021 Belvedere Singing Competition, as well as the Laureates' Prize at the 47th Vocal Competition of Russian Music Conservatories in Saint Petersburg. She was also one of 10 finalists selected from across Russia for the 2019 Grand Opera Competition of the Moscow TV channel Rossjia Kultura. In 2022, she made her debut at Hamburg's Elbphilharmonie as Kuchtík in Dvořák's "Rusalka", accompanied by the NDR Elbphilharmonie Orchestra under Alan Gilbert. In the same year, she appeared in a gala concert with the Collegium Musicum in Basel and gave lieder recitals at the Homburger Meisterkonzerte, the Mozartfest Würzburg, the Schwarzwald Musikfestival and the Bayerischer Rundfunk's Studio 2, among others. She also appeared as soprano soloist in Bernstein's "Mass" at the Frauenkirche in Dresden.

Future engagements include her debut at Dresden's Semperoper as Euridice and Eco in Monteverdi's "L'Orfeo" alongside Rolando Villazón under Wolfang Katschner, a solo song recital at the Dresden Music Festival and the Galician Festival de Vilagarcia, as well as a gala opera concert with the Baden-Baden Philharmonie at the Tonhalle in Zurich. Important operatic repertoire includes Musetta in "La Bohème", Alka in Ivanov's "Alkas Lied", Despina in "Così fan tutte", Lucy in Menotti's "The Telephone" and Adele in "Die Fledermaus".

Anastasiya Taratorkina has been engaged at the Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden since the 2022/23 season, with roles including Gilda ("Rigoletto"), Sophie ("Der Rosenkavalier"), Marzelline ("Fidelio") and Gretel ("Hänsel und Gretel"), among others.


Oryx in »Oryx and Crake«
Valencienne in »Die lustige Witwe«
Marzelline in »Fidelio«
Sophie in »Der Rosenkavalier«
Gilda in »Rigoletto«
Gretel in »Hänsel und Gretel«