A soprano 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.
Roles have included: Micaela (Carmen), Violetta (La Traviata) at the Cologne Opera and Fiordiligi (Cosi fan tutte) for the Verbier Festival. Recent concert repertoire includes; Britten's War Requiem, Shostakovich Symphony No.14, Shostakovitch Opus 127, Beethoven Symphony No. 9, Verdi’s Requiem, Britten: The Poet's Echo, Brahms Ein Deutsche Requiem. 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 Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Robin Ticciati.
Evelina’s discography includes Dargomyzhki's Rusalka recorded with the WDR in Cologne, conducted by Mikhail Jurowski and Britten’s War Requiem recorded with the Nederlands Radio PO. In 2014 she has added Rachmaninov Songs, recorded with the pianist Iain Burnside, released on Delphian records.
This season and beyond Evelina's engagements include; Tatjana (Eugene Onegin) for Theater St Gallen and Lisa (Queen of Spades) for the Bolshoi Theatre and her debut in Puccini's Tosca with the Cincinnati Opera.
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