Nadezhda Karyazina

Introduction

Born in Moscow, Nadezhda 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 (Iolanta), 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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OPERA:

BIZET Carmen (Mercedes)
GOUNOD Faust (Siebel)
HANDEL Ariodante (Polinesso)
HUMPERDINCK Hänsel and Gretel (Hänsel)
MASSENET Werther (Charlotte)
MASSENET Manon (Rosette)
MOZART Die Zauberflote (Second Lady)
PROKOFIEV Love For Three Oranges (Clarice)
PUCCINI Madama Butterfly (Suzuki)
RIMSKY-KORSAKOV The Tsar's Bride (Dunyasha)
TCHAIKOVSKY Eugene Onegin (Olga)
TCHAIKOVSKY Iolanta (Laura)
VERDI La Traviata (Flora)
VERDI Rigoletto (Contessa di Ceprano)

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Schedule

Hamburgische Staatsoper, HAMBURG

MOZART Le nozze di Figaro

Conductor: Erich Wächter

Il Conte di Almaviva: Viktor Rud
La Contessa di Almaviva: Hellen Kwon
Susanna: Katerina Tretyakova
Figaro: Wilhelm Schwinghammer
CHERUBINO: NADEZHDA KARYAZINA

De Doelen, ROTTERDAM

ROSSINI Petite messe solennelle

Conductor: Wiecher Mandemaker

Soprano: Renate Arends
MEZZO SOPRANO: NADEZHDA KARYAZINA
TENOR: LUIS GOMES
Baritone: Thomas Bauer
Piano: Leo van Doeselaar
Piano: Wyneke Jordans
Harmonium: Dirk Luijmes

Laurens Collegium Rotterdam

Hamburgische Staatsoper, HAMBURG

R. STRAUSS: 'Elektra'

Conductor: Kent Nagano

ELEKTRA: LINDA WATSON
KLYTAEMNESTRA: MIHOKO FUJIMURA
Chrysothemis: Ricarda Merbeth
Aegisth: Peter Galliard
Orest: Wilhelm Schwinghammer
Pfleger des Orest: Stanislav Sergeev
Junger Diener: Daniel Todd
Alter Diener: Bruno Vargas
Aufseherin: Katja Pieweck
Erste Magd: Renate Spingler
Zweite Magd: Dorottya Lang
Dritte Magd: Nadezhda Karyazina
Vierte Magd: Gabriele Rossmanith
Fünfte Magd: Hellen Kwon

Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg

Hamburgische Staatsoper, HAMBURG

R. STRAUSS: 'Elektra'

Conductor: Kent Nagano

ELEKTRA: LINDA WATSON
KLYTAEMNESTRA: MIHOKO FUJIMURA
Chrysothemis: Ricarda Merbeth
Aegisth: Peter Galliard
Orest: Wilhelm Schwinghammer
Pfleger des Orest: Stanislav Sergeev
Junger Diener: Daniel Todd
Alter Diener: Bruno Vargas
Aufseherin: Katja Pieweck
Erste Magd: Renate Spingler
Zweite Magd: Dorottya Lang
Dritte Magd: Nadezhda Karyazina
Vierte Magd: Gabriele Rossmanith
Fünfte Magd: Hellen Kwon

Philharmonisches Staatsorchester Hamburg

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Interviews

Click here to read about Nadezhda's journey from winning the 2011 Neue Stimmen competition.

Nadezhda speaks to Alice Lagnado from 'Voice of Russia' Magazine about her roles at the Royal Opera House as part of the Jette Parker Young Artist Programme, her career and life in London. Click here to read the full interview. 

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Puccini

Madama Butterfly

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

Young Artist Profile: Nadezhda Karyazina Lottie Butler, ROH News, 13 March 2015

MOZART

Die Zauberflote

Covent Garden, Royal Opera House

While her three ladies, Sinéad Mulhern, Nadezhda Karyazina and Claudia Huckle, provided an excellent backing trio. Mark Valencia, Whats on Stage, 24 February 2015

Puccini

Manon Lescaut

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

There’s excellent work from the snappy Christopher Maltman as Lescaut, Benjamin Hulett as the
student Edmondo and Nadezhda Karyazina as a lesbianic Musicista
Rupert Christiansen, The Telegraph, 18 June 2014

Verdi

La Traviata

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden

A voice in a minor part which stood out as strong, characterful and distinctive was that of another Russian, the Bolshoi-trained mezzo-soprano Nadezhda Karyazina. Sebastian Scotney, The Arts Desk, Sunday, 20 April 2014