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Ekaterina Lekhina

Masha | Soprano

Debut at Zaubersee: 26 May 2017

Grammy Award-winning Russian soprano Ekaterina Lekhina is a regular guest at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow.

She has performed in opera houses, including Covent Garden, Bayerische Staatsoper Munich, Deutsche Oper and Staatsoper in Berlin, Opéra de Monte-Carlo, Teatro Real de Madrid, Aix-en-Provence Festival, New Israeli Opera in Tel Aviv, Teatro Municipal de Santiago de Chile, to name a few. She has worked with such conductors as Vladimir Jurowski, Antonio Pappano, Kent Nagano, Leopold Hager, Alfred Eschwé, David Stahl, Frédéric Chaslin, Louis Langrée, among others.

Her repertory include Queen of the Night in «Die Zauberflöte», the title role in Mozart’s «Zaide», Olympia in «Les Contes d’Hoffmann», Musetta in «La Bohème», Brigitta in Tchaikovsky’s «Iolanta», Gilda in «Rigoletto», Amina in «La Sonnambula», Zerbinatta in «Ariadne auf Naxos», Diana in «L’Arbore di Diana» by Vicente Martín y Soler. In January 2016 she took part as soprano soloist in a gala at Konzerthaus Wien and with the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal.

Her discography includes L’Amour de Loin by Kaija Saariaho (the role of Clemence) for Harmonia Mundi, under the baton of Kent Nagano, which won the prestigious Diapason d’Or Prize in France and a Grammy Award in the USA. Ekaterina Lekhina is a first-prize winner of the All-Russia vocal competition and also a winner of the Plácido Domingo Operalia (Paris, 2007).