Agunda Kulaeva

Mezzo-soprano

In 2000, she graduated from the conducting-chorus department of the Rostov State Conservatoire. In 2005, she graduated from the vocal faculty. In the same year, she completed her studies at Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Centre.
In 2005-14 she was Novaya Opera Company soloist.
In November 2014 she joined the Bolshoi Theatre Opera Company.
Repertoire at the Bolshoi: Sonya (War and Peace), Lyubasha (The Tsar’s Bride), Princess Eboli (Don Carlo), The Snow Queen (Banevich’s The Story of Kai and Gerda), Polina (The Queen of Spades), Konchakovna (Prince Igor), Carmen (Carmen), Laura (The Stone Guest), Marguerite (La Damnation de Faust), Spring (The Snow Maiden).
Also in repertoire: Marina Mnishek (Boris Godunov), Olga (Eugene Onegin), Countess, Governess (The Queen of Spades), Lyubasha, Dunyasha (The Tsar’s Bride), Lehl (The Snow Maiden), Arsace (Semiramide), Dalila (Samson et Dalila), Ratmir (Ruslan and Ludmila), Fenena (Nabucco), Page (Lohengrin), Lola (Cavalleria Rusticana), Zita (Gianni Schicchi), Amneris (Aida), Siebel (Faust), Maddalena (Rigoletto), Marfa (Khovanshchina), Angelina (Cenerentola), mezzo-soprano part in Verdi’s Requiem.
Toured in Italy, Germany, France, Finland, South Korea, Cyprus, and Hungary, among others. She sang at the leading opera houses and festivals sach as Deutsche Oper Berlin, Sofia National Opera and Ballet Theatre, at the Arena di Verona, Dutch National Opera in Amsterdam, Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet Theater, Theater an der Wien, Cultural Center in Hong Kong, Paris Philharmonie in France, Varna Summer Opera Festival, Aspendos Opera and Ballet Festival in Turke,
Agunda Kulaeva has given recitals in Moscow, St Petersburg, Tambov, Kazan, Perm, Yaroslavl, Kostroma, Kaliningrad, Tver.
She took part in festivals such as the V International Mussorgsky Festival in Tver, the IV Stars Parade International Festival in Krasnoyarsk, International Feodor Chaliapin Opera Festival in Kazan, Russia.
She has won prizes at the 14th Boris Christoff International Competition for Young Opera Singers (Bulgaria, 2009, 3rd Prize).


«