Born in Moscow, Nadezhda Karyazina trained at the Russian Academy of the Theatrical Arts in Moscow from 2003 to 2008. Upon graduation, she began her studies at the Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Center, where she performed roles such as Laura (Iolantha), Contessa di Ceprano (Rigoletto), Dunyasha (The Tsar's Bride), Siebel (Faust) and Olga (Eugene Onegin) amongst others. As a member of the Young Artist Program at the Bolshoi Theatre she has taken part in master-classes with Gloria Guida Borelli, Laura Claycomb, Elena Obraztsova, Eugeny Nesterenko, Luba Orfenova, Diane Zola, Richard Bado and Ann Hallenberg.
Nadezhda was awarded a Diploma at the Russian Theatrical Competition, 'Capital Renaissance' in 2008. She was a prize winner at the 2012 Operalia and Neue Stimmen competitions, as well as winning second prize at the Savonlinna Opera Competition in Finland in the same year.
Nadezhda was part of the 2013-14 Jette Parker Young Artists Programme at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, where she sang the roles of; Mercedes (Carmen), Rosette (Manon) and Flora (La Traviata) there in the 13/14 season. Nadezhda is now undertaking a a 2015-16 fest contract at the Hamburgische Staatsoper, where she will be performing Rosina (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Cherubino (Le nozze di Figaro), Olga (Eugene Onegin), Hansel (Hansel und Gretel), Prince Orlofsky (Die Fledermaus) Mercedes (Carmen) and Third maid (Elektra).
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