Young Russian soprano Anna Denisova debuted at the Mariinsky Theatre as Prilepa/ The Queen of Spades during the Stars of the White Nights festival 2015, under the baton of Valery Gergiev. She has built up her repertoire at the Mariinsky with roles such as Nanetta/ Falstaff, Marfa/ Rimsky-Korsakov’s Tsar’s Bride, Suor Genovieva/ Suor Angelica, Zamarashka/ R.Schedrin’s A Christmas Tale, Waldvogel/ Siegfried, Barbarina/ Le Nozze di Figaro, Dunyasha/ Prokofiev’s War and Peace and Jouvenot / Adriana Lecouvreur (with Anna Netrebko in the title role, also on tour to Baden-Baden).
With the PromFest in Estonia, under the baton of Erki Pehk, Anna Denisova has performed Micaëla/ Carmen and Violetta/ La Traviata. At the open-air festival Opera Altogether in Saint Petersburg, she appeared as Luisa/ Prokofiev’s Betrothal in a Monastery and as Ludmila/ Glinka’s Ruslan I Ludmila, conducted by Fabio Mastrangelo. Her first operatic roles were Marfa/ Tsar’s Bride with the Saint Petersburg Conservatory Opera and Helen/ Hindemith’s There and back again at the Saint Petersburg Hermitage Theatre.
In concert Anna Denisova has sung Gabriel/ Haydn's Die Schöpfung, soprano solos in Bach’s Mass in b minor and Magnificat, Orff’s Carmina Burana, Mozart’s Litaniae, Rachmaninov’s Bells, Händel’s Messiah and Schubert’s Mass in E flat major with orchestras such as Mariinsky Orchestra and Sverdlovsk Philharmonic Orchestra.
Anna Denisova won 2nd prize at the Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg Competition 2018, 2nd prize at the Zara Dolukhanova Competition “Amber Nightingale” 2016, 1st prize at the Jakub Pustina Competition in Czech Republic 2014 and 2nd prize at the Klaudia Taev Competition 2013 in Estonia. She started her studies at the Khabarovsk Regional College of the Arts. After winning 1st prize at the New Names competition 2010 and the Denis Matsuev Prize, she enrolled at the Saint Petersburg Conservatory, graduating in 2016 and followed by postgraduate studies.