Большой театр Беларуси


A star Named Maria Guleghina


The Bolshoi Theatre of Belarus has signed a contract with the Honoured Artist of our Republic Maria Guleghina for a concert, which took place on our stage on 1 February. Tickets will go on sale very soon! Follow the news on the website and social networks of the theater!


The press describes her as "The best Tosca of her time"," soprano with Verdi flowing through her veins"," Vocal Miracle".  The performances of one of the greatest singers in the world is scheduled for several years in advance.  But she found time to come to Minsk. Her repertoire also includes the title role in Aida, Manon Lescaut, Norma, Fedora, Adriana Lecouvreur, as well as Lady Macbeth in Macbeth, Abigaille in Nabucco, Violetta in La Traviata, Leonora in Il Trovatore, Oberto and La Forza del Destino, Elvira in Ernani, Elisabetta in Don Carlo, Amelia in Simon Boccanegra, and Un Ballo in Maschera, Lucrezia in I due Foscari, Desdemona in Otello, Santuzza in Cavalleria Rusticana, Maddalena in Andrea Chenier, Lisa in Pique Dame, Odabella in Attila, Gulnara in Il Corsaro, etc.


Maria Guleghina began her professional career here, at the Bolshoi Theatre of Belarus, and a year later made her debut in La Scala. Then the Metropolitan Opera, Covent Garden, Gran Teatro del Liceo, Vienna State Opera and other major opera venues of Europe, America and Asia fell to the her feet. Her voice of great power, warmth, thrust and with immense acting ability made her a permanent and welcome guest everywhere.


She has numerously performed with the world’s leading singers and conductors including Luciano Pavarotti, Placido Domingo, Leo Nucci, Renato Bruson, Jose Cura and Samuel Ramey. Gianandrea Gavazzeni, Riccardo Muti, James Levine, Zubin Mehta, Valery Gergiev, Fabio Luisi and Claudio Abbado.


Maria Guleghina is the recipient of numerous prizes and awards including Giovanni Zanatello Prize for her debut at the Arena di Verona, Bellini Prize, Maria Zamboni gold medal, gold medal at the Osaka Festival, the Arte e Operosita nel mondo prize from Milan, etc. For her social engagement, she has been awarded the Orden of Holy Olga, the Highest Orden of the Russian Orthodox Church by Patriarch Alexis of Russia. Ms Guleghina is the honorary board member to the International Paralympic Committee as well as a Goodwill Ambassador to UNICEF.