Olga Busuioc


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The 2023/24 season Moldovan soprano will make her debut in the role of Puccini’s Tosca. She is also returning to sing Madama Butterfly in Prague, and the role of Elisabeth de Valois in Don Carlos in a production directed by Lotte de Beer in Staatsoper Stuttgart. She reprises Mimi in La bohème.
 Outside of Germany, she is Anna in Puccini’s Le Villi, Emma in La Khovanchina at the Opera National de Paris and Tatyana in Eugene Onegin.

Last seasons she debuted as Margherita/Elena in Mefistofele as well as performs Mimi in La bohème, Antonia/Giulietta in Les contes d’Hoffmann, as well as a solo recital including works by Tchaikovsky, Dvorak, Rachmaninoff, and Rimsky-Korsakov. Ms. Busuioc triumphed as Cio-Cio San in the Glyndebourne Festival’s recent production of Madama Butterfly. She was also heard as Tatyana in Eugene Onegin with Dubai Opera and as Liu in Turandot with the Shanghai Grand Theatre.

Additional notable engagements include Mimi in La bohème with Los Angeles Opera, Teatro San Carlo in Naples and with the NCPA Theater in Mumbai; Micaela in Carmen with Teatro Real de Madrid; the title role in Manon Lescaut with the Palau de les Arts de Reina Sofia in Valencia; Liu in Turandot with Teatro Lirico di Cagliari; and Lilia in Félicien David’s opera Herculanum with the Wexford Festival in Ireland. Ms. Busuioc also performed Tatyana in Eugene Onegin in her native Moldova, as well as at the Polish National Opera, Teatr Wielki in Warsaw.

On the concert stage, Ms. Busuioc was heard as soloist in Poulenc’s Gloria with the Philharmonie de Paris, in a gala concert in Chisinau, Moldova, and in recital under the auspices of the Wexford Festival. She has appeared with the Peralada Festival in Girona, in Oslo at the Kirsten Flagstad Festival, and in Brussels with the London Schubert players.

Olga Busuioc has enjoyed success in international vocal competitions. She has won first prize in the Viñas, Moniuszko and Belvedere competitions, and has also received awards from Placido Domingo’s Operalia competition in the aria and zarzuela categories. She graduated from the Stefan Neaga Music Academy and the G. Musicescu Music Academy, after which she relocated to Italy to continue her studies under the guidance of Mirella Freni.