Soprano

Olena Tokar

Operatic engagements include house debuts at Trondheim Opera (La traviata), Grange Park Opera (Romeo and Juliette) and Vilnius City Opera (Faust). Productions with Leipzig Opera include Die Zauberflöte, Rusalka, Turandot and Le Nozze di Figaro. She will sing a recital at LSO St Luke’s London and will perform Mozart concert arias with the Budapest Festival Orchestra.

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Introduction

Olena Tokar graduated from Music College in Lugansk and continued her studies at the Tchaikovsky National Music Academy in Kiev and University of Music and Theatre in Leipzig. She was a member of the Young Singers Project at the Salzburg Festival (2011) where she took part in masterclasses with Ileana Cotrubas, Christa Ludwig, Michael Schade, and Alfred Brendel.

Olena was a finalist at the Ferruccio Tagliavini competition (2012) and a finalist at the Francisco Viñas competition. In the same year, she was awarded first prize at the Lortzing Competition, Leipzig and the ARD International Music Competition, Munich. She was a finalist at the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition (2013) and joined the BBC New Generation Artist scheme (2013-15). Olena is currently a member of the Leipzig Opera.


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    Label: Hochschule für Musik und Theater

    Release Date: 08 May 13

    Soprano: Olena Tokar
    Piano: Igor Gryshyn

    The two artists present songs by Schumann, Mendelssohn, Rachmaninov, Rimski-Korsakov, Tschaikovsky and Schönberg within the scope of a concert evening at the German Federal Administrative Court from 8 May 2013.

Repertoire

OPERA:
BELLINI Capuleti e Montecchi (Giulietta)
DONIZETTI Elisir D’Amore (Adina)
DONIZETTI Don Pasquale (Norina)
GLUCK Orfeo e Euridice
GOUNOD Romeo et Juliet
GOUNOD Faust
HANDEL Alcina
HANDEL Giulio Cesare (Cleopatra)
HANDEL Ariodante
HANDEL Admeto (Antigona)
HUMPERDINCK Hansel und Gretel
MASSENET Manon
MOZART La clemza di Tito (Servillia)
MOZART Idomeneo (Ilia)
MOZART Die Zauberflote (Pamina)
MOZART Lucio Silla (Giunia)
MOZART Le Nozze di Figaro (Susanna)
MOZART Don Giovanni (Zerlina)
MOZART Cosi fan tutte (Despina)
MUSSORSKY Boris Godunov (Xenia)
OFFENBACH Tales of Hoffman (Antonia)
PUCCINI Gianni Schicchi (Lauretta)
PUCCINI La Boheme (Mimi)
RACHMANINOV Aleko
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV Snowmaiden
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV The Tsar’s Bride
STRAVINSKY Rake’s Progress
TCHAIKOVSKY Iolanta
VERDI Falstaff (Nanetta)

CONCERT:

BRAHMS Requiem
CANTELOUBE Chants d`Auvergne
D’ALBERT Die Seejungfräulein
GLIERE- Op.60 – Two poems for soprano and orchestra
HANDEL Lucrezia solo cantata
KORNGOLD Op.30 Passah Psalm
KORNGOLD Einfache Lieder
MAHLER Symphony No. 2
MAHLER Symphony No. 4
MOZART C Minor Mass
MOZART Exsultate Jubilate
MOZART Einfache Lieder
MOZART Ch’io mi scordi di te
ORFF Carmina Burana
PERGOLESI Stabat Mater
POULENC Stabat Mater
POULENC Gloria
PROKOFIEV Ophelia’s Four Songs
RAVEL Vocalise
RESPIGHI Il Tramonto
STRAUSS Lieder