Elena Zolova



Finalist of the competition for the best performance of Giacomo Puccini’s Turandot (Verona, Italy, 2009)
Grand prize at the Independent International Competition for Opera Singers (Moscow, Russia, 2009)
Second prize and special mention for the best performance of a piece by a contemporary composer at the 2nd Boris Shtokolov International Vocal Competition (St Petersburg, Russia, 2009)
Certificate of participation at the 9th Imrich Godin International Vocal Competition IUVENTUS CANTI (Vráble, Slovakia, 2007)
Certificate of participation at the International Festival Contest "Hope, Talent, Masters" (Albena, Bulgaria, 2006)
Certificate of participation at the international voice competition (Vilnius, Lithuania, 2005)

Elena Zolova graduated from the Belarusian State Academy of Music in 2008 where she had studied under the People’s Artist of Belarus, Associate Professor Irina Shikunova.

She participated in master classes in baroque music given by Francis Hammer (Austria, 2005), in opera dramaturgy given by Dragomir Nenov (Bulgaria, 2006) and in vocal given by Alexandrina Milcheva (Bulgaria, 2006).

In 2009, she received a master’s degree from the Belarusian State Academy of Music where she had trained under the supervision of the Honoured Artist of the Republic of Belarus, Professor Viktor Skorobogatov.

She joined the opera company of the Bolshoi Theatre of Belarus in 2008.


Marguerite                                  Faust
Solveig (vocal)                            Peer Gynt
Mrs. Cat                                    The Cat's House
Senta                                        Der fliegende Holländer
Marfa                                        The Tsar’s Bride
Violetta                                     La traviata
Kasya                                       Someone Else's Wealth Does Not Serve Anyone
Corilla                                       Viva la mamma!
Dzin                                         Magic Music
Barbarina, the Countess             The Marriage of Figaro
The title role                             Iolanta
The Second Lady                       Die Zauberflöte
Anna                                         Nabucco
Emma                                       Khovanshchina
Kupava                                     The Snow Maiden
The Priestess                             Aida
Tatiana                                     Eugene Onegin
Galatea                                     Metamorphoses
Iryna                                         The Grey Legend
The Rabbit                                Winnie-the-Pooh
Eleonora                                    Prima la musica e poi le parole