About

Winner of Russia’s prestigious theatre award - Golden Mask in 2017 for the title role in Bob Wilson’s Traviata (cond. Teodor Currentzis) and since 2012/13 member of the renowned Perm Opera and Ballet Theatre, lyric soprano Nadezhda Pavlova is one of the most exciting artists of her generation.

Her repertoire includes i.a. the roles of Violetta (Traviata), Lucia (Lucia di Lammermoor), Donna Anna (Don Giovanni), Fiordiligi (Così fan tutte), Marfa (The Tsar’s Bride), Micaëla (Carmen), Zerbinetta (Ariadne auf Naxos), Musetta (La Bohème), Volkhova (Sadko), Gilda (Rigoletto), Olympia (Les contes d’Hoffmann), Louisa (Betrothal in a Monastery), Adele (Die Fledermaus), Marta (The Passenger), Sister Constance (Dialogues des Carmélites), Cunegonde (Candide) as well as an extensive range of Lieder.

She has been invited to perform at major European opera and concert halls as Bolshoi Theatre Moscow, Elbphilharmonie Hamburg, Kölner Philharmonie, Konzerthaus Dortmund, Grand Théâtre de Luxembourg and Konzerthaus Vienna. Since 2017 Nadezhda Pavlova has been a guest soloist at the Bolshoi Theatre of Belarus, since 2018/2019 - a guest soloist at the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia.

She is an Associated Artist of musicAeterna.

In 2019 Nadezhda Pavlova made a critically acclaimed debut at Lucerne Festival and Konzerthaus Wien as Donna Anna (Don Giovanni) and Fiordiligi (Così fan tutte) under the baton of Teodor Currentzis.

In 2020 she received strong praise for the part of Volkhova (Sadko) at the Bolshoi Theatre Moscow (director Dmitri Tcherniakov) and won the Casta Diva award as singer of the year.

This summer Nadezhda Pavlova will debut at Salzburg Festival as Donna Anna in Romeo Castellucci’s Don Giovanni.

In the next season Nadezhda will make her debut at Hamburg State Opera in the roles of Gilda (Rigoletto) and Donna Anna (Don Giovanni), as well as in 2022/23 at the Zürich Opera house with Violetta (Traviata).

Awards

2015 - Grand prix at Minsk International Christmas Singing Competition

2016 - Award of the Moscow Music Critics Association (Violetta in La Traviata)

2017 - Golden Mask Award (Violetta in La Traviata)

Since 2018 - Merited Artist of the Russian Federation.

2020 – Casta Diva award as singer of the year