Maria Chabounia

Guest soloist

First prize at the Minsk International Christmas Singing Competition (2014)
Second prize at the European Competition “Debut” (Weikersheim, Germany, 2014)
Special prize at the Riccardo Zandonai International Competition for Young Opera Singers (Riva del Garda, Italy, 2015)
Jury special prize at the International Opera Singing Competition in Marmande (France, 2015)

In 2011, Maria Chabounia graduated from the Republican Music College of the Belarusian State Academy of Music (S.A.Mikulik’s class), followed by her graduation in solo performance from the Belarusian State Academy of Music (T.N.Tsybulskaya’s class) in 2016.

From 2014 to 2016, she attended the young artists programme of the Bolshoi Theatre of Belarus.

She was a guest singer of the Staatsoper Hamburg in the 2015/2016 and 2016/2017 seasons.
Maria Chabounia joined the opera company of the Bolshoi Theatre of Belarus in 2016.

Her projects with the Bolshoi Theatre of Belarus include the concert “Italian Passion” given as part of the Minsk International Christmas Opera Forum, the Big New Year’s Ball concert, as well as series of concerts at the Larisa Aleksandrovskaya Chamber Hall.


Marfa        The Tsar’s Bride
Gilda         Rigoletto