Russian soprano Olga Peretyatko hails from Saint Petersburg and began her musical career at the age of 15 in the children's choir of the Mariinsky Theater. She trained as a choral conductor before taking up vocal studies at the Hanns Eisler Academy of Music in Berlin. Having won Plácido Domingo's prestigious Operalia competition, she is a regular guest at the world's most important opera houses and concert halls.
Olga Peretyatko attracted international attention as Rossignol in Robert Lepage's acclaimed production of Igor Stravinsky's opera of the same name, which was presented in Toronto, then at the Aix-en-Provence Festival, at New York City Opera and in Amsterdam. In 2011 Olga Peretyatko was acclaimed by audiences and press on the occasion of her role debut as Giulietta (I Capuleti ed I Montecchi) at the Lyon Opera and at the Théatre des Champs-Elysées in Paris, as well as Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor at the Teatro Massimo in Palermo, followed in 2012 by debuts as Fiorilla (Il Turco in Italia) in Amsterdam, as Handel's Alcina in Lausanne, as Matilde di Shabran in Rossini's opera of the same name at the Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro. Her short-notice stand-in in Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore during the Whitsun Festival at the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden and her debut as Elvira in Bellini's I Puritani at the Lyon Opera and Théatre des Champs-Elysées in Paris were also met with enthusiasm by the press and the public. In 2013 she made her debut as Giunia (Lucio Silla) on the occasion of the Mozartwochen in Salzburg and she sang Gilda (Rigoletto) at the Vienna State Opera and Adina (L'elisir d'amore) at the Hamburg State Opera. In addition to numerous appearances in recitals and concerts in the 2013/14 season, Olga Peretyatko will make her debut at the Salzburg Festival (Lucio Silla) and at New York's Metropolitan Opera (Elvira/I Puritani as well as Gilda/Rigoletto). Engagements also followed at the Berlin State Opera and La Scala in Milan (Marfa/The Tsar's Bride), the Aix-en-Provence Festival (Fiorilla/ Il Turco in Italia), the Hamburg State Opera (Zerbinetta/Ariadne auf Naxos), the Deutsche Oper Berlin (Adina/L'Elisir d'amore), the Vienna State Opera (Elvira/I Puritani as well as Gilda/Rigoletto). In 2015 she will sing the role of Violetta (La Traviata) for the first time: at the Lausanne Opera and then in a production of the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden. Olga Peretyatko is signed as an exclusive artist with Sony Classical. Her first solo CD "La Bellezza del Canto" (2011), with arias by Donizetti, Rossini, Verdi, Pucchini, Massenet and others, was successfully received by the press and the public. She was accompanied on the album by the Munich Radio Orchestra under Miguel Gómez-Martínez. Her second solo CD Arabesque will be released in summer 2013, featuring arias by Mozart, Bellini, Gounod, Bizet, Strauss, and others. The NDR Symphony Orchestra will play under the baton of Enrique Mazzola.
Olga Peretyatko opens the 2018/19 season with concerts at the famous stages of Grafenegg and Gstaad, as well as with songs by Gabriel Fauré and the Basel Symphony Orchestra, celebrating the release of the highly acclaimed new album The Secret Fauré. She sang "Carmina Burana" by Carl Orff with the NHK Symphony Orchestra in Tokyo under the baton of Paavo Järvi. China is also the venue for her highly acclaimed performance of the role of Leila in Wim Wenders' production of "Les Pecheurs des Perles" at the China National Center for Performing Arts. She is also singing the title role of Anna Bolena at the Opera Royal de Wallonie Liège this opera season and one of her signature roles, the title role of Lucia di Lammermoor at the Vienna State Opera, where she is also performing Donna Anna in Mozart's Don Giovanni Following the success of her role debut singing all the ladies in Les Contes d'Hoffmann 17/18, she presents it in concert at the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden. Olga Peretyatko also participates in the Mozart Week 2019, the Smetana Festival Litomysl, sings gala concerts at Budapest's MÜPA and performs together with Rolando Villazón at the Konzerthalle Bamberg.
Russian LightArtists Olga Peretyatko
Release Date: 06/09/2017