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An artist of immensely promising talent, Evelina Dobračeva began singing under the tuition of Professor Norma Sharp, Snezana Brzakovic and Professor Julia Varady at the Hanns Eisler Music College in Berlin, and she has participated in masterclasses with Professor Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, Professor Thomas Quasthoff and Peter Konvitschny.
Adding to her list of successes, she has just recorded the Dargomyzhki's Rusalka with the WDR in Cologne conducted by Mikhail Yurovsky and the War Requiem with the Nederlands Radio PO.
The 2008 Verbier Festival proved to be another highly successful engagement for Evelina, earning her much praise for her performance as Fiordiligi in Cosi fan Tutte.
Other engagements also include a concert performance of Lokshin's Margarita's Songs with the Orchestra Verdi in Milan, under the direction of Rudolf Barshai and Strauss Four Last Songs with the Royal Liverpool PO conducted by Robin Ticciati,
Roles and concerts have included: Micaela in Carmen, Violetta in La Traviata at the Cologne Opera, a Gala concert with the Deutsche Radio Philarmonie, Britten's War Requiem with Vara Radio, Shostakovitch Opus 127 - Seven Verses for Alexander Blok with the ‘Storiana Trio’ at De Doelen Hall, Beethoven 9 with the Tokyo Metropolitan Orchestra and the Verdi Requiem with the Noord Nederlands Orkest, at the Liceu, the Deutsche Oper Berlin and with the Mozarteum in Salzburg.
Last season's highlights included Britten's War Requiem with the LPO conducted by Vladimir Yurovsky, with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and with the CBSO under Edward Gardner where critics compared her performance to that of Galina Vishnevskaya, for whom the part was written.
Recent highlights have included: Shostakovich Symphony No.14 with the City of London Sinfonia as well concerts at the Shostakovich Festival in Gohrisch (where she also debuted Britten's piece, The Poet's Echo for the first time) and Brahms Ein Deutsche Requiem with the Odense Symphony Orchestra. Evelina made her USA debut singing Britten's War Requiem with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra giving concerts in Atlanta and Carnegie Hall.
This season and beyond Evelina's engagements include; Tatyana (Eugene Onegin) for Theater St Gallen and Lisa (Queen of Spades) for the Bolshoi Theatre and a gala concert for the Rheinische Philharmonie with repertoire by Puccini.