Nadezhda Karyazina

Introduction

Born in Moscow she trained at the Russian Academy of the Theatrical Arts in Moscow from 2003 to 2008. After graduating, Nadezhda began studying 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. 

Last year saw the mezzo appear as Charlotte (Werther) and Polinesso (Ariodante) for the Salzburger Landestheater. As part of the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden she sang the roles of; Mercedes (Carmen), Rosette (Manon) and Flora (La Traviata) there in the 13/14 season. Nadezhda continues to be part of the Jette Parker programme for the 14/15 season.

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Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

MOZART: Die Zauberflöte

Tamino Toby Spence 
Pamina Janai Brugger
Queen of the Night Anna Siminska
Sarastro Georg Zeppenfeld 
Papageno Markus Werba
Papagena Rhian Lois
Monostatos Colin Judson
First Lady Sinéad Mulhern
Second Lady Nadezhda Karyazina
Third Lady Claudia Huckle
Speaker of the Temple Benjamin Bevan
First Priest Harry Nicoll
Second Priest Donald Maxwell
First Man in Armour Samuel Sakker
Second Man in Armour James Platt

Conductor Cornelius Meister
Director David McVicar
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House 
Royal Opera Chorus 

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

MOZART: Die Zauberflöte

Tamino Toby Spence 
Pamina Janai Brugger
Queen of the Night Anna Siminska
Sarastro Georg Zeppenfeld 
Papageno Markus Werba
Papagena Rhian Lois
Monostatos Colin Judson
First Lady Sinéad Mulhern
Second Lady Nadezhda Karyazina
Third Lady Claudia Huckle
Speaker of the Temple Benjamin Bevan
First Priest Harry Nicoll
Second Priest Donald Maxwell
First Man in Armour Samuel Sakker
Second Man in Armour James Platt

Conductor Cornelius Meister
Director David McVicar
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House 
Royal Opera Chorus 

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

MOZART: Die Zauberflöte

Tamino Pavol Breslik 
Pamina Christiane Karg 
Queen of the Night Anna Siminska
Sarastro Georg Zeppenfeld
Papageno Markus Werba
Papagena Rhian Lois 
Monostatos Colin Judson
First Lady Sinéad Mulhern
Second Lady Nadezhda Karyazina
Third Lady Claudia Huckle
Speaker of the Temple Robert Lloyd
First Priest Harry Nicoll
Second Priest Donald Maxwell
First Man in Armour Samuel Sakker
Second Man in Armour James Platt

Conductor Cornelius Meister
Director David McVicar
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House 
Royal Opera Chorus 

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

MOZART: Die Zauberflöte

Tamino Toby Spence 
Pamina Janai Brugger
Queen of the Night Anna Siminska
Sarastro Georg Zeppenfeld 
Papageno Markus Werba
Papagena Rhian Lois
Monostatos Colin Judson
First Lady Sinéad Mulhern
Second Lady Nadezhda Karyazina
Third Lady Claudia Huckle
Speaker of the Temple Benjamin Bevan
First Priest Harry Nicoll
Second Priest Donald Maxwell
First Man in Armour Samuel Sakker
Second Man in Armour James Platt

Conductor Cornelius Meister
Director David McVicar
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House 
Royal Opera Chorus 

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

MOZART: Die Zauberflöte

Tamino Pavol Breslik 
Pamina Christiane Karg 
Queen of the Night Anna Siminska
Sarastro Georg Zeppenfeld
Papageno Markus Werba
Papagena Rhian Lois 
Monostatos Colin Judson
First Lady Sinéad Mulhern
Second Lady Nadezhda Karyazina
Third Lady Claudia Huckle
Speaker of the Temple Robert Lloyd
First Priest Harry Nicoll
Second Priest Donald Maxwell
First Man in Armour Samuel Sakker
Second Man in Armour James Platt

Conductor Cornelius Meister
Director David McVicar
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House 
Royal Opera Chorus 

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

MOZART: Die Zauberflöte

Tamino Toby Spence 
Pamina Janai Brugger
Queen of the Night Anna Siminska
Sarastro Georg Zeppenfeld 
Papageno Markus Werba
Papagena Rhian Lois
Monostatos Colin Judson
First Lady Sinéad Mulhern
Second Lady Nadezhda Karyazina
Third Lady Claudia Huckle
Speaker of the Temple Benjamin Bevan
First Priest Harry Nicoll
Second Priest Donald Maxwell
First Man in Armour Samuel Sakker
Second Man in Armour James Platt

Conductor Cornelius Meister
Director David McVicar
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House 
Royal Opera Chorus 

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

MOZART: Die Zauberflöte

Tamino Pavol Breslik 
Pamina Christiane Karg 
Queen of the Night Anna Siminska
Sarastro Georg Zeppenfeld
Papageno Markus Werba
Papagena Rhian Lois 
Monostatos Colin Judson
First Lady Sinéad Mulhern
Second Lady Nadezhda Karyazina
Third Lady Claudia Huckle
Speaker of the Temple Robert Lloyd
First Priest Harry Nicoll
Second Priest Donald Maxwell
First Man in Armour Samuel Sakker
Second Man in Armour James Platt

Conductor Cornelius Meister
Director David McVicar
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House 
Royal Opera Chorus 

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

MOZART: Die Zauberflöte

Tamino Toby Spence 
Pamina Janai Brugger
Queen of the Night Anna Siminska
Sarastro Georg Zeppenfeld 
Papageno Markus Werba
Papagena Rhian Lois
Monostatos Colin Judson
First Lady Sinéad Mulhern
Second Lady Nadezhda Karyazina
Third Lady Claudia Huckle
Speaker of the Temple Benjamin Bevan
First Priest Harry Nicoll
Second Priest Donald Maxwell
First Man in Armour Samuel Sakker
Second Man in Armour James Platt

Conductor Cornelius Meister
Director David McVicar
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House 
Royal Opera Chorus 

Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London

MOZART: Die Zauberflöte

Tamino Toby Spence 
Pamina Janai Brugger
Queen of the Night Anna Siminska
Sarastro Georg Zeppenfeld 
Papageno Markus Werba
Papagena Rhian Lois
Monostatos Colin Judson
First Lady Sinéad Mulhern
Second Lady Nadezhda Karyazina
Third Lady Claudia Huckle
Speaker of the Temple Benjamin Bevan
First Priest Harry Nicoll
Second Priest Donald Maxwell
First Man in Armour Samuel Sakker
Second Man in Armour James Platt

Conductor Cornelius Meister
Director David McVicar
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House 
Royal Opera Chorus 

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Interviews

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

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