Natalya Pavlova is another great soprano of the Mariinsky Theatre. Having graduated from the Kazan and the Moscow conservatory as a choral conductor she pursued her studies as a vocalist and began her operatic career in 2013 at the Mariinsky Academy of Young Opera Singers. She has worked under the guidance of such musicians as Valery Gergiev, Gianandrea Noseda, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Vladimir Spivakov, Teodor Currentzis, Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Fuat Mansurov, Ennio Morricone, Ion Marin, Evan Rogister and Yuri Bashmet.
Her repertoire includes the leading Soprano roles in Iolanta, Rusalka, La Traviata, Otello, La Boheme, Simon Boccanegra, Faust, Carmen, Eugene Onegin, Demon, Don Giovanni, Idiot, Turandot, Cosi Fan Tutte, Nozze di Figaro, Falstaff, Gianni Schicchi, etc.
Ms. Pavlova performs regularly in a series of concerts and semi-concert versions of Soviet operas, including The Gadfly (Gemma) by Spadavekkia, Dawns here are quite (Lisa Brichkina) by Molchanov, Into the Storm (Natalia) by Khrennikov, Not only Love (Natasha) by Shchedrin and Orango (Suzanne) by Shostakovich. Other repertoire includes the title roles in the following mono-operas: Letter from an Unknown Woman by Spadavecchia, Anna Akhmatova by L. Klinchev and The Diary of Anne Frank by G. Frid.
Highlights for the past seasons include a series of concerts under the baton of Esa-Pekka Salonen performing Stravinsky’s Myths & Rituals at the London’s Royal Festival Hall. Open Air Gala Concert with Anna Netrebko, Ildar Abdrazakov and other world opera soloists in St. Petersburg. Ms. Pavlova also performed D. Schostakowitsch «From Jewish Folk Poetry» and in November 2017 Dvořák’s Requiem under the directions of Ion Marin at the Laeiszhalle in Hamburg. In May 2017 she made a significant debut at the Spoleto Festival in USA as Tatyana in a new production of Eugene Onegin , same year she made her debut at the Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg as Anna in the mono opera by G. Frid. In January 2018 Natalya made her acclaimed debut at the Teatro Regio in Turin as Liu in Turandot directed by Stefano Poda under the baton of Gianandrea Noseda, a role she has also performed in Hong Kong a year later. In June 2018 Natalya returned to the Spoleto Festival to perform in Atom Egoyan’s World Premiere Staging of Zemlinsky’s Lyric Symphony «You Are Mine Own». Ms Pavlova also performed «German Requiem» by J. Brahms with Westminster Choir. Latest debut was as Donna Anna at Opera de Nice, for which she also received outstanding reviews.
Upcoming engagements include Tatiana in Eugene Onegin at Opera Toulon, Edinburgh Festival and Komische Oper Berlin, as well as further performances as Violetta, Mimi, Alice, Amelia, Desdemona and Liu at the Mariinsky Theatre.