Russian mezzo-soprano/ contralto Anna Buslidze made her German debut as Gouvernante/ The Queen of Spades at the Staatsoper Stuttgart in 2019. She joined the young singers’ ensemble at Deutsche Oper Berlin for the season 2019/2020. Her repertoire in Berlin includes Musico/ Manon Lescaut (also on tour at the Edinburgh Festival), Lola/ Cavalleria rusticana, Bersi/ Andrea Chenier, Russian nanny/ Death in Venice, Alisa/ Lucia di Lammermoor, Emilia/ Otello, Albine/ Thais, 3.Dame/ Die Zauberflöte, Masha/ Gouvernante/ The Queen of Spades, Flosshilde/ Das Rheingold and Missmut in Langgaard’s Antikrist.
During the season 2014–2015 Anna Buslidze performed Olga/ Eugene Onegin, Polina/ Queen of Spades, Weaver/ Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Tale of Tsar Saltan, Dunyasha/ The Tsar’s Bride as well as Lel’ and Spring/ Snow Maiden at the Samara Opera and Ballet Theatre. In 2015-2016 she sang Santuzza/ Cavalleria rusticana, Varvara/ R.Shchedrin’s Not Only Love, Flora/ La Traviata, Maddalena/ Rigoletto and Ulyana Gromova/ Meitus’ The Young Guard with St.Petersburg Chamber Opera. In 2016 she joined the ensemble of the Mikhailovsky Theatre St.Petersburg, where her roles have included Polina/ The Queen of Spades, Laura/ Iolanta, Varvara and Glasha/ Katya Kabanova, Musico / Manon Lescaut, Cherubino/ Le nozze di Figaro, Berta/ Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Dritte Dame/ Die Zauberflöte and Anna in B.Asafiev’s opera Cinderella.
With the St. Petersburg festival “All together opera” Anna Buslidze made her role debut as Jeanne d’Arc in Tchaikovsky’s Maid of Orleans in 2019 with a revival at Meininger Hof, Saalfeld, Germany. She has appeared regularly as a soloist with the Andreev State Russian Orchestra and has sung Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater and Tchaikovsky’s Moscow Cantata with the Perm Chamber Orchestra. In 2018 she performed the role of Sonya in Prokofiev’s War and Peace in a concert alongside Aida Garifullina. In 2019 she made her role debut as Carmen with Ural Opera Ballet in Ekaterinburg.
Anna Buslidze graduated from the Perm Art and Culture Academy in 2015 and sang Lyubasha/ The Tsar’s Bride in a student production. She made her stage debut as Mercedes/ Carmen with Tatar State Opera in 2014. She won 1st prize at the All-Russian competition and reached the finals at the Georg Ots Competition and at the Wagnerstimmen Competition 2018 in Karlsruhe. She is a scholarship recipient of the Wagner Gesellschaft and participated in a masterclass of Dame Gwyneth Jones in 2019.