Alisa Kolosova

Mezzo-soprano

Alisa Kolosova photo. IntermusicaA former member of the Atelier Lyrique at the Opéra National de Paris and the Salzburg Festival Young Artists Programme, Alisa Kolosova came to international attention in 2010 at the Salzburg Whitsun Festival, performing in the acclaimed production of Mozart’s La Betulia liberata under the baton of Riccardo Muti. Between 2011 to 2014 she was a member of the ensemble of Wiener Staatsoper where her roles included Polina in The Queen of Spades, Olga in Eugene Onegin, Fenena in Nabucco, Suzuki in Madama Butterfly and Bersi in Andrea Chenier

Ms Kolosova has appeared to great acclaim at many of the most prestigious theatres throughout the world, including the Opéra National de Paris, Bayerische Staatsoper, Salzburg Festival, Wiener Staatsoper, and Glyndebourne Festival Opera, and performed at venues including the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Kennedy Centre and Carnegie Hall. Recent highlights include a critically acclaimed Isoletta (La Straniera) at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam, her debut as Dalila in Saint-Saëns’ Samson et Dalila in Basel, Maddalena in Rigoletto at the Bayerische Staatsoper and for Rome Opera, her Dutch National Opera debut in a new production of Berlioz’s Romeo et JulietteThe Glagolitic Mass with Sir John Eliot Gardiner at the Tonhalle in Zurich, and Foreign Princess in Rusalka at the Opéra National de Paris and at the Glyndebourne Festival Opera under the baton of Sir Andrew Davis.

On the concert platform recent highlights for Ms Kolosova include her Carnegie Hall debut with performances of Scriabin’s Symphony No. 1 and Prokofiev’s Alexander Nevsky with Riccardo Muti and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Mozart’s Requiem and Vivaldi’s Magnificat at the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Schubert’s Mass No. 5 with Symphonieorchester des Bayerischer Rundfunk and Vivaldi’s Magnificat with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Ms Kolosova has collaborated with conductors including Ivor Bolton, Vasily Petrenko, Alain Altinoglu, Andris Nelsons, Gianandrea Noseda, Evelino Pidò, Franz Welser-Möst, Riccardo Muti, William Christie and Ivor Bolton.

Highlights the 2016/17 season include the artist’s debut at the BBC Proms, performing Verdi’s Requiem with Marin Alsop and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment; Olga in Eugene Onegin for Chicago Lyric Opera and the Teatr Wielki –Polish National Opera; Verdi’s Requiem with the Orchestre National de Paris and Jérémie Rhorer; Ravel’s Shéhérazade with the Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France and Mikko Franck, and Prokofiev’s Alexander Nevsky with the Utah Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Thierry Fischer.

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