Мария Пахарь


Born in Izhevesk. She completed her studies at the Kazan Conservatoire (piano class). She worked as teacher and accompanist at Izhevesk Music College.
In 2004, she completed her studies at the Urals Conservatoire (Yekaterinburg), faculty of solo singing and chamber singing.
In the same year, she was invited as probationer to the Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Centre (Vladimir Shcherbakov and Galina Vishnevskaya’s class). And she made her debut at the Centre, in the role of Marguerite (Gounod’s Faust).
In 2007, she made her debut at the Moscow’s Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theatre as Musetta (La Boheme).


Iolanta (Iolanta)
Mimi (La Boheme)
Liu (Turandot)
Tatiana (Eugene Onegin)
Micaela (Carmen)
Nedda (Pagliacci)
Leonora (Il Trovatore)
Violetta (La Traviata)


In 2006, as a Centre soloist, she took part in the May Opera Evenings Festival in Skopje (Macedonia), in the First All-Russian Panorama of Musical Theatres Festival, in Omsk, and in International Television Festival Golden Prague; as part of the celebrations for Galina Vishnevskaya’s 80th birthday, she participated in the Opera Centre’s tours to Saint-Peterbsurg, Georgia, Azerbaijan.
In 2006, she sang Nedda in the premiere performances of Pagliacci at the Tbilisi Opera House.
In 2007, she took part in the Rostropovich International Music Festival in Baku.

She made her Bolshoi Theatre debut in 2005 in the premiere production of War and Peace singing the part of Natasha Rostova.