Russian soprano Olga Cheremnykh received 2nd prize at the Mirjam Helin Competition 2019 in Helsinki. She joined the ensemble of the St. Petersburg Musical Theatre «Zazerkalie» in 2017 and is singing such roles as Mimi/ La Bohème, the title role of Madama Butterfly and Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta, Desdemona/ Otello, Micaela/ Carmen, Fiordiligi/ Cosi fan tutte, Giulietta/ The Tales of Hoffman, Kupava/ Snow Maiden and Marfa/ The Tsar's Bride.
With the St. Petersburg All Together Opera Festival, under the baton of Fabio Mastrangelo, she has performed Marfa/ The Tsar's Bride, Ännchen/ Der Freischütz and Clara/ Betrothal in a Monastery. In 2016 she sang Olga in Dargomyzhsky’s Rusalka at the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall in Moscow. She appeared as Micaela/ Carmen, Nedda/ I Pagliacci and Tatyana/ Eugene Onegin at the Krasnoyarsk Opera and Ballet Theatre in the 2014/2015 season.
Olga Cheremnykh began her studies at the Novosibirsk Conservatory in 2009 and subsequently graduated from the St. Petersburg Conservatory in 2014. She won the all-Russian contest "Young talents of Russia 2008” as well as 3rd prize at the Antonín Dvorák Competition 2014 and 3rd prize at the International Slovtsov Competition 2015 in Krasnoyarsk. With the Opera and Ballet Theatre of the Saint Petersburg Conservatory she performed Contessa/ Le Nozze di Figaro and Tatyana/ Eugene Onegin.