Aida Garifullina

Aida
Garifullina
Soprano

Biography

Aida Garifullina, Russian opera singer and Honored Artist of the Republic of Tatarstan, was born and grew up in Kazan. Her mother Laylya Ildarovna was choirmaster, and gave first music lessons to Aida. Later, when she studied at the Nuremberg University of Music, she was taught by Siegfried Jerusalem, and then her teacher was Claudia Visca, the professor of the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna.

In January 2013, Aida was invited to the Mariinsky Theatre by Valery Gergiev and made the first appearance there as Susanna in Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro. Then she played Gilda in Rigoletto and Adina in L'Elisir d'Amore. In 2014 she took part in first nights of such operas as War and Peace (Natasha Rostova) and The Golden Cockerel (the Queen of Shemakha). War and Peace performance staged by British director Graham Vick was shown at European cinemas, thus, thousands spectators managed to witness its uniqueness and magnificence, and to notice young soprano’s the talent, according to vast amount of feedback.

Alongside with the first appearance at the Mariinsky Theatre, Aida won the First Award of Plácido Domingo’s International Opera Singers Competition Operalia-2013 held in Verona.

When she won in Operalia, Aida received invitation from the Vienna State Opera management, she was also offered a contract with DECCA Records sound recording company.

Today, Aida Garifullina is the voice of the Vienna State Opera. She regularly has recitals in Vienna and London, as well as participates in joint concerts with Plácido Domingo, Andrea Bocelli, and Dmitri Hvorostovsky both in Russia and abroad.

Tenderness, softness, warmth and depth make her voice today unmistakable. Its implementation always has an inherent impeccable taste, sense of style and restraint and severity in the expression of feelings, caused by its mentality. All of the above, in combination with her external beauty, youth and charm make her executable images, sometimes, simply irresistible.

Repertoire

  • M. Mussorgsky«Boris Godunow» Xenia
  • J. Massenet«Werther» Sophie
  • P. Eötvös«Tri Sestri» Irina
  • W. A. Mozart «Don Giovanni» Zerlina
  • G. Rossini«L'italiana in Algeri» Elvira
  • F. Halévy«La Juive» Princess Eudoxie
  • N. A. Rimsky-Korsakov«The Golden Cockerel» Queen of Shemakha
  • S. S. Prokofiev«War and Peace» Natasha Rostova
  • W. A. Mozart«Le nozze di Figaro» Susanna
  • W. A. Mozart «Cosi fan tutte» Despina
  • W. A. Mozart «Die Zauberflöte» Pamina
  • G. Donizetti«L`Elisir d`amore» Adina
  • G. Donizetti«Don Pasquale» Norina
  • G. Verdi «Rigoletto» Gilda
  • G. Verdi«Falstaf» Nanetta
  • G.Verdi «Un ballo in maschera» Oscar
  • G. Puccini«La Boheme» Musetta
  • W. A. Mozart«C — Moll Mass»

Schedule

  • 12 July 2017 Recital Wigmore Hall. London, UK
  • 4 July 2017 Concert United States Capitol. Washington D.C., U.S.
  • 22, 23 June 2017 MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S GALA The Grafenegg. Austria
  • 6, 10, 13, 17 June 2017 Verdi: Rigoletto (Gilda) Wiener Staatsoper. Vienna, Austria
  • 19 May 2017 Concert: Domingo gala Wiener Staatsoper. Vienna, Austria
  • 16 May 2017 CONCERT with Juan Diego Flórez Théâtre des Champs-Élysées. Paris, France
  • 15, 17, 20, 22, 25, 28, 30 April 2017 PREMIERE! RIMSKY-KORSAKOV: The Snow Maiden Paris Opera. Paris, France
  • 23 February 2017 Concert. Svetlanov Orchestra, conductor: Jochen Rieder Moscow Conservatory, Great Hall. Moscow, Russia
  • 17 February 2017 Concert. Prague Philharmonia Orchestra, conductor: Jochen Rieder Smetana Hall. Prague, Czech Republic
  • 22, 25, 28 January, 1 February 2017 Gounod: ROMÉO ET JULIETTE (JULIETTE) Wiener Staatsoper. Vienna, Austria
  • 5, 10 December 2016 Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore (Adina) Wiener Staatsoper. Vienna, Austria

Previous

  • 14 July 2016 Bastille Day Gala Concert Open Air under the Eiffel Tower. Paris, France
  • 24, 29 June 2016 Donizetti: DON PASQUALE (Norina) Wiener Staatsoper. Vienna, Austria
  • 6, 9, 13, 16 May 2016 Mussorgski: BORIS GODUNOW (Xenia) Wiener Staatsoper. Vienna, Austria
  • 24, 27, 30 April 2016 Mozart: Don Giovanni (Zerlina) Wiener Staatsoper. Vienna, Austria
  • 14, 16 April 2016 Massenet: Werther (Sophie) Royal Opera House. Muscat, Oman
  • 6, 10, 13, 16, 18 March 2016 Eötvös: TRI SESTRI (DREI SCHWESTERN) Irina Wiener Staatsoper. Vienna, Austria
  • 21 January 2016 Vienna Philharmonic Ball Musikverein. Vienna, Austria
  • 13 December 2015 Concert: Andrea Bocelli Tour Verizon Center. Washington, USA
  • 12 December 2015 Concert: Andrea Bocelli Tour Wells Fargo Center. Philadelphia, USA
  • 9 December 2015 Concert: Andrea Bocelli Tour Madison Square Garden. New York, USA
  • 5 December 2015 Concert: Andrea Bocelli Tour MGM Grand. Las Vegas, USA
  • 29 November 2015 Third Concordia Matinee Palais Ferstel. Vienna, Austria
  • 27, 30 November, 3 December 2015 Mozart: LE NOZZE DI FIGARO (Susanna) Wiener Staatsoper. Vienna, Austria
  • 7, 9, 12, 15 November 2015 Puccini: La Bohème (Musetta) Wiener Staatsoper. Vienna, Austria
  • 24, 27 October 2015 Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore (Adina) Wiener Staatsoper. Vienna, Austria
  • 18 October 2015 ENSEMBLEMATINEE AM SONNTAG 3 Wiener Staatsoper, Gustav-Mahler-Saal. Vienna, Austria
  • 6 October 2015 Rolando Villazón: The Stars of Tomorrow Stummfilmkino Delphi. Berlin, Germany
  • 6 September 2015 Open Day Wiener Staatsoper. Vienna, Austria
  • 30 July 2015 Gala Dinner & Concert: Celebrating the 40-year anniversary of Plácido Domingo's Salzburg debut Residenzhof Salzburg. Salzburg, Austria
  • 24 July 2015 Opening ceremony of the World Aquatics Championships 2015 TatNeft Arena. Kazan, Russia
  • 11, 13, 16, 19 June 2015 Mozart: Don Giovanni (Zerlina) Wiener Staatsoper. Vienna, Austria
  • 6 May 2015 Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore (Adina) Wiener Staatsoper. Vienna, Austria
  • 18, 23, 27, 30 April 2015 Rossini: L'ITALIANA IN ALGERI (Elvira) Wiener Staatsoper. Vienna, Austria
  • 12 April 2015 JUAN DIEGO FLÓREZ AND FRIENDS IN CONCERT FOR SINFONÍA POR EL PERÚ Wiener Staatsoper. Vienna, Austria
  • 23 March 2015 Recital Musikverein. Vienna, Austria
  • 23, 27 February, 3, 7 March 2015 Halévy: La Juive (Princesse Eudoxie) Wiener Staatsoper. Vienna, Austria
  • 12 February 2015 Wiener Opernball Wiener Staatsoper. Vienna, Austria
  • 30 January 2015 The 10th edition of the Semperopernball Semperoper. Dresden, Germany
  • 25 January 2015 Ensemble Matinee Concert Musikverein. Vienna, Austria
  • 25, 27 December 2014 Premiere! Rimsky-Korsakov: The Golden Cockerel (Queen of Shemakha) Mariinsky II. Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • 3 December 2014 Rosenblatt Recital with Iain Burnside, piano Wigmore Hall. London, United Kingdom
  • 15, 16 November 2014 Concert: The creative evening of Igor Krutoy State Kremlin Palace. Moscow, Russia
  • 8 November 2014 Concert with Andrea Bocelli Wiener Stadthalle. Vienna, Austria
  • 4, 7 November 2014 Puccini: La Bohème (Musetta) Wiener Staatsoper. Vienna, Austria
  • 26 October 2014 Concert Burgtheater. Vienna, Austria
  • 19, 25 October 2014 Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore Wiener Staatsoper. Vienna, Austria
  • 15, 16 July 2014 Premiere! Prokofiev: War and Peace» (Natasha Rostova) Mariinsky II. Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • 9 June 2014 Concert: 2d Peace Arirang Concert Hall of Seoul Art Center. Seoul, South Korea
  • 31 May 2014 XXII MUSIC FESTIVAL STARS OF THE WHITE NIGHTS Mariinsky Theatre. Saint Petersburg,Russia
  • 24 May 2014 Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore (Adina) Mariinsky Theatre. Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • 22 May 2014 Concert with Placido Domingo TatNeft Arena. Kazan, Russia
  • 25, 27 April 2014 Mozart: C-Moll Mass National Auditorium of Music. Madrid, Spain
  • 23 March 2014 Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore (Adina) Mariinsky Theatre. Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • 19 March 2014 Concert: Hvorostovsky&Friends State Kremlin Palace, Moscow, Russia
  • 15 March 2014 Concert: Hvorostovsky&Friends Oktyabrskiy Big Concert Hall. Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • 5 March 2014 Verdi: Rigoletto (Gilda) Mariinsky Theatre. Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • 2 February 2014 Concert Vienna, Austria
  • 22 January 2014 Performance at World Economic Forum Davos, Switzerland
  • 26 December 2013 Verdi: Rigoletto (Gilda) Mariinsky Theatre. Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • 5 December 2013 Concert with Adrea Bocelli Toronto, Canada
  • 29 November 2013 Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore (Adina) Mariinsky Theatre. Saint Petersburg, Russia
  • 30 October 2013 Concert with Placido Domingo Bolshoi Theatre. Moscow, Russia
  • 14 October 2013 TV Show "Bolshaya opera" TV channel "Russia-Culture"
  • 5 October 2013 Concert with Placido Domingo Beijing Concert Hall. Beijing, China
  • 14 September 2013 Charity concert Cyprus
  • 24 July 2013 Concert in France Villa Ephrussi de Rothschild

BASTILLE DAY GALA CONCERT

1 July 2016

Aida Garifullina will take part in a fantastic show to celebrate the French national holiday – Bastille Day.

Every year on 14 July, there is a classical music concert at the foot of the Eiffel Tower, followed by magnificent fireworks. This year, the Orchestre National de France led by Maestro Daniele Gatti will share the stage with eight outstanding international singers and music bands from Radio France. 


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Tour Eiffel D Gatti © Radio France


Aida Garifullina will perform Juliet’s aria, duet with Juan Diego Flórez from the opera La Traviata and quartet from Rigoletto.

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Contacts

General Management:

Jo Fry

Askonas Holt Ltd.
jo.fry@askonasholt.co.uk
+44-207-400-17-33

Mark Hildrew

Askonas Holt Ltd.
+44-207-400-17-30

Lyalya Garifullina

Management (Russia)
avtoledi-40@mail.ru
facebook.com/lyalya.garifullina
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