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The Russian coloratura soprano first came to international attention as the winner of the Gold Medal in the 2007 Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow. She is a graduate of the Houston Grand Opera Studio and has since appeared at Houston Grand Opera, Bolshoi Theatre, Metropolitan Opera, Hamburg State Opera, Vienna State Opera, Teatro alla Scala Milan and Palm Beach Opera.
She has worked with conductors such as Ivor Bolton, James Conlon, Nicola Luisotti, Zubin Mehta, Patrick Summers, Vladimir Jurowski, Daniel Harding, Robin Ticciati, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos and Riccardo Muti.
Last season Ms. Shagimuratova returned to Houston Grand Opera; appeared at La Scala and made her debut at the Glyndebourne Festival singing Donna Anna in Don Giovanni.
Future engagements include a return to the Bolshoi, La Scala, Metropolitan Opera and performances at Deutsche Oper Berlin, Vienna Staatsoper, San Francisco Opera, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Liceu Barcelona and her debut at Royal Opera House Covent Garden.