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Anastasia Prokofieva

Anastasia Prokofieva is a lyric soprano with a world-quality voice of unusual timbre, with abundant fullness, warmth and femininity. Her ability to capture emotions of the most diverse leading roles has enthralled audiences around Europe – “Striking” wrote Opera Magazine.

Her exceptional vocal technique is based on thorough training and wide-ranging international experience. Born in Russia, she graduated from Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory post-graduate program, singing under Bolshoi Theatre soloist Klara Kadinskaya. In Italy she worked with Teatro Alla Scala pianist Mzia Bachtouridze and noted belcanto expert Luca Gorla. In London she enrolled at the Benjamin Britten International Opera School, studying with Nick Sears.

Her opera roles include Contessa in Mozart’s Le Nozze di Figaro and Despina in the great composer’s Cosi Fan Tutte, both performed in London’s Benjamin Britten Theatre, Violetta in Verdi’s La Traviata and Zerlina in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, both sung in the Bolshoi Hall of Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Véronique in Bizet’s Le Docteur Miracle (London) and Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro (Moscow).

She has sung with a wide variety of orchestras and worked with famous conductors such as Gennadi Rozhdestensky, Michael Rosewell, Alexander Petuhov and Volodimir Sirenko. Her inspiring performances have helped her win several international awards. She regularly appears in prestigious international music halls, including Cadogan Hall and Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall in London, Teatro Filarmonico Verona, Kiev Philharmonic Lysenko Collonaded Hall, East Pyongyang Grand Theatre, Tatar Grand Concert Hall (Kazan) and Rimini Teatro Ermete Novelli.