Dido and Aeneas. Guest Performers


Marianne Beate Kielland’s career has started from opera theatre, however very soon she gave the preference to concert stage. Artist collaborates with the world leading orchestras and ensembles. She performed at Salzburg Festival, Aix-en-Provence Easter Festival, Bergen International Festival, Vienna State Opera, Theater an der Wien, Hannover State Opera, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Bergen National Opera, Sydney Opera House; in concert halls - Barbican Centre in London, Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, L'Auditori in Barcelona, Mozarteum in Salzburg, Tonhalle in Zurich, Victoria Hall in Geneva, Esplanade in Singapore and many others.

Baroque music takes a special place in singer’s extensive repertoire (it includes pieces from XVII to XXI Centuries). She performed parts of Merope (L'oracolo in Messenia by Vivaldi), Proserpina and Silvia (L'Orfeo by Monteverdi); Fernando (La fede nei tradimenti by Ariosti), Apollo (Terpsichore by Handel), Hercules (Il più bel nome by Caldara), Clorinda (Il combattimento di Tancredi e Clorinda by Monteverdi), Aaron (Il Faraone Sommerso by Fago) and Dido (Dido and Aeneas by Purcell).

"Marianne Beate Kielland stands out from all solo singers in the role of Dido. Her voice is amazing with a great depth, volume and lightness at the same time. Her famous perimortem aria ‘When I am laid in earth’ made the time stop" (Operamagazine.nl, 27 April 2018).

Daria Telyatnikova is a member of Dido and Aeneas premiere at the Bolshoi Theatre. She performed the part of Second witch in the first series. Now it is Dido’s turn - part that she had already performed at St. Petersburg conservatoire and Concert hall of Mariinsky Theatre.

"Young Russian singer Daria Telyatnikova...pleased audience with the beauty and purity of timbre, subtle detailization, quivering bright vocal and deep role immersion" (Kultura newspaper, 6 November 2014).

It is already a fourth performance at the Bolshoi for Daria Telyatnikova (earlier it was L’enfant et les Sortilèges, Iolanta, Le Nozze di Figaro). Besides the Bolshoi, singer has collaborated with Mariinsky Theatre, Perm Opera and Ballet Theatre, Zurich Opera, Teatro Comunale of Ferrara, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées. She performed at International Festival in Lucerne, Vienna Konzerthaus, Berliner Philharmonie, Megaron (Athens), Cite de la Musique (Paris), Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (Lisbon), Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, Great Hall of Moscow Conservatoire, St Petersburg's Shostakovich Philharmonia. Daria Telyatnikova is especially in demand as singer of baroque music, nevertheless, she does not limit herself - she sings jazz and takes part in bold projects.