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Nadezhda Karyazina

Jette Parker Young Artist


Nadezhda Karyazina in action.
Nadezhda Karyazina in La Favorite in the Jette Parker Young Artists Summer Performance, The Royal Opera © ROH/Clive Barda, 2014

Russian mezzo-soprano Nadezhda Karyazina joined The Royal Opera's Jette Parker Young Artist Programme in the 2013/14 Season and has since sung Mercédès (Carmen), Rosette (Manon), Voice of an Unborn Child (Die Frau ohne Schatten), Flora Bervoix (La traviata), Madrigal Singer (Manon Lescaut) and Léonor (La Favorite Act I, JPYAP summer performance). In the 2014/15 Season she sings Maddalena (Rigoletto), Second Lady (Die Zauberflöte) and Flora Bervoix for The Royal Opera.

Karyazina was born in Moscow in 1986 and trained at the Russian Academy of Theatre Arts and at the Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Centre. In 2010 she became a Young Artist of the Bolshoi Theatre, where her roles have included Dunyasha (The Tsar’s Bride), Princess Clarissa (L’Amour des trois oranges) and Fortune Teller (The Fiery Angel). Her other roles have included Olga (Eugene Onegin) for the Latvian National Theatre, Third Lady (Die Zauberflöte) for Rome Opera and Polinesso (Ariodante) and Charlotte (Werther) for the Salzburg Landestheater.

Karyazina's many awards include third prize at the 2012 Operalia competition and second prize at the Savonlinna International Singing Competition.

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Spring/Summer 2013/14 lunchtime recitals

Spring/Summer 2013/14 lunchtime recitals

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