Aida Garifullina



Aida Garifullina grew up in Kazan and studied at the Vienna University of the Performing Arts. She won First Prize at the 2013 Operalia competition and in 2017 released her award-winning debut solo album on Decca. She is a former member of Vienna State Opera (2013–16), where her roles have included Susanna, Zerlina, Pamina, Adina, Norina, Gilda, Xenia (Boris Godunov), Juliette, Sophie (Werther), Musetta, Mimì and Irina (Eötvös’sThree Sisters). Other appearances include Musetta and the title role in The Snow Maiden (Paris Opéra), Juliette and Gilda (Liceu, Barcelona), Liù (Berlin State Opera), Zerlina (Metropolitan Opera, New York), Léïla in Les pêcheurs de perles(Salzburg Festival), Luisa in Betrothal in a Monastery (Berlin), recitals at Wigmore Hall and Vienna Musikverein and gala concerts in Paris, Prague, Lisbon, Shanghai, Buenos Aires and at the Grafenegg Festival with the late Dmitri Hvorostovsky. Plans include Mimì (Berlin) and Violetta Valéry (Monte-Carlo Opera).

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