Mezzo sopranoOlga Savova
Prize-winner at the Voci Verdiani international competition in Italy (1992).
In 2001, was nominated for a Grammy for the best opera recording (Semyon Kotko).
Born in St Petersburg. Graduated from the School of Music of the St Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire (piano). Graduated from the St Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire (vocal faculty, class of Professor I. P. Bogacheva).
Mariinsky Theatre soloist since 1996.
Marina Mnishek (Boris Godunov),Marfa (Khovanshchina),The Angel (The Demon), Olga (Eugene Onegin), Lyubov (Mazepa), Princess Evpraksiya (The Enchantress),Polina (The Queen of Spades), Red Spring (The Snow Maiden), Lyubasha (The Tsarґs Bride), Blanche (The Gambler), Frosia (Semyon Kotko), Hйlиne, Sonya (War and Peace),Flora (La traviata), Azucena (Il trovatore), Preziosilla (La forza del destino), Eboli (Don Carlo), Amneris (Aida), Emilia (Otello), Carmen (Carmen), Brьnnhilde (Die Walkьre),Wellgunde (Das Rheingold),Berliozґ La Damnation de Faustand Verdiґs Requiem.
Has toured throughout the world with the Mariinsky Theatre, performing at Covent Garden (London), La Scala (Milan) and the Metropolitan Opera (New York). Has taken part in the Moscow Easter Festival, as well as festivals in Mikkeli (Finland) and Rotterdam (Netherlands). Has given solo recitals in France (Paris), Belgium, Holland, Italy, Russia, the USA, Japan, China and Israel.
In 2004, took part in the European premiere of the Mariinsky Theatreґs production of Wagnerґs tetralogy Der Ring des Nibelungen (Festspielhaus, Baden-Baden), the production being highly acclaimed by the German media as a truly historical event in music.