Natalya Pavlova soprano

Soprano opera singer Natalia Pavlova

Natalia Pavlova is a rising star of the Mariinsky Theatre. She has worked under the guidance of such musicians as Valery Gergiev, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Vladimir Spivakov, Teodor Currentzis, Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Fuat Mansurov, Ennio Morricone, Ion Marin, Evan Rogister and Yuri Bashmet.

Her repertoire  includes the roles of Violetta La Traviata, Mimi La Boheme, Marguerite Faust, Michaela Carmen, title-role Rusalka, Tatiana Eugene Onegin, Tamara Demon, Marfa The Tsar’s Bride, Donna Anna Don Giovanni, title-role Iolanta and Nastasia Filippovna Idiot.


Ms. Pavlova performs regularly in a series of concerts and half-concert versions of Soviet operas, including The Gadfly (Gemma) by Spadavekkia, Dawns here are quite (Lisa Brichkina) by Molchanov, Into the Storm  (Natalia) by Khrennikov, Not only Love (Natasha) by Shchedrin and Orango (Suzanne) by Shostakovich. Other repertoire includes the title roles in the following mono-operas: Letter from an Unknown Woman (Unknown Woman) by Spadavecchia, Anna Akhmatova (Anna) by L. Klinchev and The Diary of Anne Frank (Anna) by G. Frid.


Ms. Pavlova has toured performing in the USA, North Korea, Poland, Germany, Italy, England, Spain and France. In 2010 she recorded the album “The Front Roads Songs” (Dmitry Shostakovich’s arrangement) released by the Toccata Classics.


In April 2016 Natalia participated as Tatiana Eugene Onegin at the Bulgarian National Opera and Ballet Theatre. In May 2016 she became a member of the concert project of Esa-Pekka Salonen Stravinsky: Myths & Rituals performing Mavra by Stravinsky at the London’s Royal Festival Hall. In May 2016 she performed with Anna Netrebko, Ildar Abdrazakov and other world opera soloists at the festive concert “Classics on Palace Square” in St. Petersburg.  In November 2016 Ms. Pavlova has performed D. Schostakowitsch «From Jewish Folk Poetry» and in November 2017 Dvořák’s Requiem under the directions of Ioan Marin at the Laeiszhalle in Hamburg.


In May 2017 she made an outstanding debut at the Spoleto Festival USA as Tatyana in a new production of Eugene Onegin directed by Chen Shi-Zheng and conducted by Evan Rogister. In November 2017 Natalia debuted at the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg as Anna in the mono opera by G. Frid. In January 2018 she will make a debut as Liu in Turandot at the Teatro Regio in Torino conducted by Gianandrea Noseda.


Ms. Pavlova graduated with honours from the Kazan Music College and the Moscow state Conservatory as a choral conductor. She is a prize-winner at the April Spring International Competition in 2003 and in 2005 and the II International Young Opera Singers’ Competition Opera without Borders in 2015.


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Micaëla Carmen

Rusalka  Rusalka

Marguerite Faust

Donna Anna Don Giovanni

Lauretta Gianni Schicchi

Liu Turandot

Mimi La Boheme

Marfa The Tsar’s Bride

Tsaritsa Militrisa The Tale of Tsar Saltan

Tamara Demon

Maria Mazepa

Tatyana Eugene Onegin

Title-role Iolanta

Alice Ford Falstaff

Desdemona Otello

Violetta Valéry La traviata

Anna The Diary of Anna Frank

Natalia Into the storm

Anna Anna Akhmatova

Lisa Brichkina Dawns here are quite

Natasha Not Love Alone

Susanna Orango

Gemma Letter To A Stranger

Unknown Woman Letter to A Unknown Woman

Nastasia Filippovna Idiot