As Marfa in The Tsar’s Bride. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Marfa in The Tsar’s Bride.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Gerda in The Story of Kai and Gerda.Bogdan Volkov as Kai.Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Gerda in The Story of Kai and Gerda.
Bogdan Volkov as Kai.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Musetta in La Boheme.Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Musetta in La Boheme.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro.Alexander Vinogradov as Figaro.Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro.
Alexander Vinogradov as Figaro.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.


In 2011 she won the Grand Prix at the Ivan Alchevsky International Singing Competition in Kharkov, Ukraine.
In 2012 she won the third prize at the VI Bulbul International Competition of Vocalists in Baku and the first prize at the Mykola Lysenko International Music Competition in Kiev.
In 2015 she won the first prize at the International Singing Contest Francisco Viñas in Barcelona.
In 2016 she was awarded the third prize at Plácido Domingo’s Operalia, the World Opera Competition in Guadalajara.



Olga Kulchinskaya was born in 1990 in Rivne (Ukraine). In 2009 she graduated fr om the Kiev Glier State College of Music earning a degree in music theory. In 2014 she graduated from the Tchaikovsky National Music Academy of Ukraine (Maria Stefiuk’s class). At the Opera studio of the Academy she performed Gianetta in L’Elisir d’Amore and La Contessa in Le Nozze di Figaro.

In 2012 Olga participated in the fourth Youth Musical Academy of CIS countries organized by Yury Bashmet in Lviv, Ukraine wh ere she attended master classes given by Professor Svetlana Nesterenko. In 2013 she attended master classes with Olga Pasichnyk in Nowy Sacz, Poland.

In 2013 Olga became a member of the Young Artist Program of the Bolshoi Theatre.
In 2014-2017, she was a soloist with the Bolshoi Theatre Opera Company.


At the Bolshoi:
(Be in the Mood for Opera)
Marfa (The Tsar’s Bride)
Gerda (Banevich’s The Story of Kai and Gerda)
Musetta (La Boheme)
Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro)
Xenia (Boris Godunov)
A Voice from Heaven (Don Carlo)
Gilda (Rigoletto)
Soprano (Prokofiev’s The Ugly Duckling in the performance The Fables of the Vixen, the Duckling and Balda)
Corinna (Il Viaggio a Reims in a concert performance)

In 2015 she subsequently jumped into Zürich Opera’s new production of I Capuleti e i Montecchi as Giulietta opposite Joyce DiDonato, directed by Christof Loy and conducted by Fabio Luisi. Later she also performed there as Zerlina (Don Giovanni), Adina (L’elisir d’amore), Musetta (La Boheme), Gretel (Hansel and Gretel).
In 2016 she appeared at the Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, performing the role of Musetta in La Boheme.

In the season 2017/18 she made her Bavarian State Opera debut as Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro, directed by Christof Loy), and her house and role debut as Rosina (Il Barbiere di Siviglia) at the Opéra de Paris. Also in the season was heard as Musetta (La Boheme) in Dutch National Opera (Amsterdam) and Rome Opera House productions; and debuted as Pamina (Die Zauberflöte) at the Staatsoper Hamburg.

In June 2019 Olga made her debut as Swan-Princess in the new production of Rimsky-Korakov’s The Tale of Tzar Saltan (directed by Dmitri Tchernyakov, conductor Alain Altinoglu) at La Monnaie in Brussels.
In 2020, she performed as Pamina (Die Zauberflöte) at the Bavarian State Opera, Munich.