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Maksakova, Maria (mezzo-soprano)

Maria Maksakova (mezzo-soprano)

Born in Munich, Maria Maksakova graduated with distinction from the Central School of Music of the Moscow Conservatoire as a pianist, before training as a singer at the Russian Gnesins’ Academy of Music. Following her postgraduate studies she moved to Italy for further study, and in 2000 she joined the New Opera in Moscow, where she was lead soloist until 2006. Since 2003 she has been a guest soloist of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia, and in 2011 she joined the Mariinsky Opera Company as a soloist. Her roles at the Mariinsky include Dorabella (Così fan tutte), Cherubino (Le nozze di Figaro), Xenia (Boris Godunov), Musetta (La bohème), and Princess (Rusalka). Her repertoire also includes romances and songs by Schumann, Schubert, Brahms, Richard Strauss, Debussy, Rachmaninov, and Tchaikovsky, among others, and she has appeared on a number of recordings of arias and songs by Mozart, Rossini, Bizet, Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Schubert, and Schumann.


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