Dina Kuznetsova, soprano
Russian-American soprano Dina Kuznetsova has attracted the attention of the world’s major opera companies for her outstanding musicianship and compelling stage presence. Dina Kuznetsova has performed in many of the world’s greatest opera houses, from the Metropolitan Opera, Royal Opera House, Berlin’s Staatsoper unter den Linden, Wiener Staatsoper and Munich’s Bayerische Staatsoper to the San Francisco and Chicago Lyric Operas.
The current season 2014/2015 season Ms. Kuznetsova reprises the role Cio-Cio San with Atlanta Opera. She also returns to Teatro Municipal de Santiago de Chile as Rusalka and to Opera Carolina as Liu (Turandot). Upcoming appearances include Rachmaninov’s The Bells with Washington’s National Symphony Orchestra under Vassily Sinaisky and Verdi’s Messa da Requiem with the Gulbenkian Orchestra under Paul McCreesh. Prestigious chamber music engagement includes appearance with the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.
The season 2013/2014 season was highlighted by Ms. Kuznetsova’s debut as Cio-Cio San in Anthony Minghella’s production of Madama Butterfly at English National Opera under Gianluca Marciano. The season continued with the title role of Katya Kabanová at both the Hamburgische Staatsoper and Teatro Municipal de Santiago de Chile. In concert, Dina sang Britten’s War Requiem with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra under Vladimir Ashkenazy.
The previous seasons highlights have included Dina Kuznetsova’s role debut as Lisa in concert performances of Pique Dame with the Sydney Symphony under Vladimir Ashkenazy, an outstanding debut as Dvorak’s Rusalka at Glyndebourne Festival, conducted by Sir Andrew Davis, Tatyana (Eugene Onegin) with the Russian National Orchestra under Mikhail Pletnev, Desdemona (Otello) with the Gulbenkian Orchestra under Lawrence Foster, and a return to the Metropolitan Opera in Zandonai’s Francesca da Rimini under Marco Armiliato.
Other Ms. Kuznetsova's career highlights have included a return to the Lyric Opera of Chicago as Tatyana in Yevgeny Onegin opposite Dmitri Hvorostovsky and conducted by Sir Andrew Davis, Vienna State Opera debut as Gounod's Juliette and her Covent Garden debut as Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi conducted by Antonio Pappano and opposite Bryn Terfel.
Her debut at the Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin was as Donna Anna in Don Giovanni conducted by Daniel Barenboim and opposite Rene Pape. She returned there as Adina (role debut) in a new production of L’Elisir d’Amore at the Berlin Staatsoper opposite Rolando Villazon.
Dina Kuznetsova has worked with such conductors as Daniel Barenboim, Sir Andrew Davis, Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Mikhail Pletnev, Vladimir Jurowski, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Antonio Pappano, Lawrence Foster, Donald Runnicles, Jesus Lopez-Cobos, Konstantin Chudovsky and others.
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- Madam Butterfly, Atlanta Opera
- Rusalka, Teatro Municipal de Santiago de Chile
- Rachmaninov’s The Bells, Washington’s National Symphony Orchestra