The radiant mezzo Ksenia Vyaznikova began her career in 1996 as a trainee in the Viennese Academy of Music, she subsequently performed the parts of Azucena (“Il trovatore” by G. Verdi) and Cherubin (“Le nozze di Figaro” by W. A. Mozart) on the stage of the Vienna State Opera. In 2000 Ksenia took part in the common project of the Tatar National Opera and Ballet Theatre and the Holland distribution company Euro Stage, by performing the part of Cherubin (“Le nozze di Figaro”). In 2003, Ksenia joined the ensemble of Helikon-Opera in Moscow as the leading Mezzo-Soprano and toured with the Theatre in Spain, France, Holland, etc.
She sang the role of Fenena in a new production of “Nabucco” in Holland (conducted by —M. Boemi, directed by — D. Krief, 2003), “Nabucco” (2004) and “Aida” directed by D.Bertman. In 2009 she made her debut at the Bolshoi Theatre in a new production of Wozzec directed by Dmitry Tscherniyakov, and subsequently performed there on numerous occasions in “Der Rosenkavalier”, “Child and Magic” by Ravel, “Traviata” etc.
In 2010 Ksenia performed the part of Firs in the world premiere of the opera “The Cherry Orchard” by F. Fenelon (the common project of the Bolshoi Theatre and the Paris Opera). In 2013 she appeared on the stage of the Komische Oper (Berlin, Germany) in “The Fiery Angel” by S. Prokofiev and “Die Soldaten” by B. A. Zimmermann. Ksenia collaborated with such conductors as K. Nagano and T. Currentzis, with opera stars such as Maria Guleghina and Norma Fantini with whom she sang Adalgisa in Bellini’s Norma.
She is a winner various prestigious awards, including the France Schubert International Vocal Competition, the Nicolay Pechkovsky International Competition of Young Opera Singers, a diploma winner of the Rimsky-Korsakov Competition, the grant-holder of the program “Novye Imena Planety”, since 2008 she also holds the title Honored Artist of Russian Federation.
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