Maria ErmolaevaGuest of the Opera
Russian mezzo-soprano Maria Ermolaeva makes her National Theatre Opera debut in the 2022/23 as Amneris (Aida). She graduated from the Gnesin Russian Academy of Music in Moscow and Giuseppe Verdi Conservatoire in Milan. She has been awarded in many international competitions such as “Spazio Musica”, “Cappuccilli-Patanè-Respighi”, “Marcello Giordani “, “Città di Ferrara”, the Concorso Lirico Internazionale “Teresa Belloc”, “Enzo Sordello” and “Voci verdiane” in Busseto. In 2017 she debuted as Amneris (Aida) in Cuneo and sang this role also in Neuchâtel and Lausanne. She has also guest appeared in Teatro Comunale di Ferrara (Fenena, Nabucco), Coimbra, Porto and Lisbon (Dalila, Samson et Dalila), Irun (Charlotte, Werther and Amneris), Teatro Comunale di Bologna (Amneris, Aida and Ulrica, Un ballo in maschera), in Teatro Carlo Felice in Genoa (Azucena, Il trovatore) and Leiria (Santuzza, Cavalleria rusticana).