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Юлия Маточкина

Biography

Born in Mirny (Arkhangelsk Region). In 2004 she graduated from the Arkhangelsk Regional School of Music, conducting and choral department, in 2009 – from the Petrozavodsk Glazunov State Conservatoire (class of Prof. Viktoria Gladchenko). From 2008 to 2016 she was a soloist with the Mariinsky Academy of Young Singers. Since 2009 she has been a soloist with the Mariinsky Academy of Young Singers. In 2009, she made her debut at the Mariinsky, appearing as Cherubino in Le Nozze de Figaro. Yulia gained an international recognition after winning the Tchaikovsky Competition in 2015. Since 2017, she has been a member of the Mariinsky Opera Company.

Repertoire

Repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre includes:
Olga (Eugene Onegin)
Polina, Milovzor (The Queen of Spades)
Fyodor (Boris Godunov)
Marfa (Khovanshchina)
Salammbô (Salammbô)
Ganna (May Night)
Lel (The Snow Maiden)
Lyubasha (The Tsar's Bride)
Page (The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevronia)
Clara d’Almanza (Bertothal in a Monastery)
Sonya (War and Peace)
Zhenka Komelkova (The Dawns Here Are Quiet in concert)
Cherubino (Le nozze di Figaro)
Princess Eboli (Don Carlo)
Princess de Bouillon (Adriana Lecouvreur)
Ascanio (Benvenuto Cellini)
Didon (Les Troyens)
Siébel (Faust)
Carmen (Carmen)
Dalila (Samson et Dalila)
Nicklausse (Les Contes d’Hoffmann)
Charlotte (Werther, in concert)
Dulcinée (Don Quichotte)
Third Lady (Die Zauberflöte)
Wellgunde (Das Rheingold)
Roßweiße (Die Walküre)
Brangäne (Tristan und Isolde in concert)
Hermia (A Midsummer Night’s Dream)

Concert repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre includes Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater, Mozart’s and Verdi’s Requiem, Beethoven’s Symphony No 9, Mahler’s Symphonies No 2 and No 8; Roméo et Juliette by Berlioz, Alexander Nevsky and Ivan the Terrible by Prokofiev and Janacek’s Glagolitic Mass.

Regular guest at the Moscow Easter Festival and the Stars of the White Nights Festival, as well as the Mikkeli (Finland) and Baden-Baden festivals. She appeared at the Edinburg Festival (Les Troyens, Alexander Nevsky), Verbier Festlval (Die Walküre) and BBC Proms in London (Janacek’s Glagolitic Mass).

Past Engagements:
Carmen at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Santuzza Cavaleria Rusticana in Auditorio Alfredo Kraus in Las Palmas, Polina Pique Dame at the New National Theatre Tokyo; Brangäne Tristan und Isolde at The Philharmonie im Gasteig Münich, Elbphilharmonie Hamburg and Festival Hall Baden-Baden. Olga Eugene Onegin at the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma. Verdi's Requiem at the Opernhaus Zürich. Roméo et Juliette at the Festival Berlioz La Côte-Saint-André Old. Federica in Luisa Miller at the Salzburg Festival. Kundry in Parsifal at the Philharmonie de Paris. She gave a solo recital at the renowned De Dolen in Rotterdam.

She collaborated with such renowned conductors as Gennadi Rozhdestvensky in Moskva Cheremushky, James Conlon in Le Rossignol, Renard with EMI label, Fabio Luisi in La Damnation de Faust by Berlioz and Verdi's Requiem.