Russian soprano Olga Peretyatko makes her Royal Opera debut in the 2019/20 Season as Norina (Don Pasquale).
Peretyatko was born in St Petersburg and sang in the children’s choir of the Mariinsky Theatre there. She went on to study at the Hanns Eisler-Hochschule für Musik in Berlin and at the opera studio of Hamburg State Opera. Her awards including the Premio Franco Abbiati della Critica Musicale Italiana, and Second Prize in Operalia. Selected higlights in her operatic career include Marfa (The Tsar’s Bride) for Berlin State Opera, the Mariinsky Theatre, St Petersburg, and La Scala, Milan, Gilda (Rigoletto) for the Metropolitan Opera, New York, Vienna State Opera, Deutsche Oper Berlin and Paris Opéra, Lucia di Lammermoor for the Metropolitan Opera, New York and Vienna State Opera, Léïla (Les Pêcheurs de perles) for Berlin State Opera and the National Centre for the Performing Arts, Beijing, Violetta Valéry (La traviata) for Deutsche Oper Berlin, the Metropolitan Opera and Vienna State Opera, Fiorilla (Il turco in Italia) for Bavarian State Opera and the Rossini Opera Festival, Konstanze (Die Entführung as dem Serail) for Zürich Opera, Berlin State Opera and the Mariinsky Theatre, Adina (L’elisir d’amore) for Vienna State Opera, Anna Bolena for Opéra Royal de Wallonie, the four heroines (Les Contes d’Hoffmann) in concert in Baden-Baden, Countess Almaviva (Le nozze di Figaro) for Hamburg State Opera and Donna Anna (Don Giovanni) for Berlin State Opera and Vienna State Opera.
Peretyatko also performs regularly in concert, with highlights including Fauré songs with the Basel Symphony Orchestra, Carmina Burana with the NHK Symphony Orchestra under Paavo Järvi, Strauss’s Vier letzte Lieder at Washington’s Kennedy Center and on tour to China under Nagano, and a solo recital at La Scala, Milan. She is an exclusive recording artist with Sony Classical; her recordings include five solo albums.