Yaroslava Kozina

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mezzo-soprano

Yaroslava Kozina graduated from Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique de Lyon and continued her studies in the “Jeunes Voix du Rhin” (Young Voices of the Rhine) Opera Studio in Strasbourg. In 2004–08 she was a member of Theater Bremen and in 2008, she received a Richard Wagner scholarship. Her repertoire includes most of the leading mezzo-soprano roles, such as Bizet’s Carmen, Massenet’s Dulcinea (“Don Quixote”), Charlotte (“Werther”), Delilah (Saint-Saëns’ “Samson and Delilah”), Verdi’s Maddalena (“Rigoletto”), Ulrica (“Un ballo in maschera”), Fenena (“Nabucco”), Preziosilla (“La forza del destino”) and Federica (“Luisa Miller”), Romeo (Bellini’s “I Capuleti e i Montecchi”), Puccini’s Zia (“Suor Agelica”) and Zita (“Gianni Schicchi”), Santuzza (Mascagni’s “Cavalleria rusticana”), Polina (Tchaikovsky’s “The Queen of Spades”), Kontschakowna (Borodin’s “Prince Igor”), Iocaste (Stravinsky’s “Oedipus Rex”), Wagner’s Brangäne (“Tristan und Isolde”) and Fricka (“Die Walküre”), etc. She also has an extensive concert repertoire: mezzo-soprano parts in Verdi’s “Messa di Requiem”, Rossini’s “Petite messe solennelle”, Dvořák’s “Stabat Mater” and Penderecki’s “Te Deum”. She has performed in Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden, Aaltotheater of Essen, Theater Aachen, Teatro de la Maestranza and Vlaamse Opera among others. She was awarded a “Special Prize of Theatre Directors” at the International Hans Gabor Belvedere Competition 2001.

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