Archive 2014-2016

Olga wishes you Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from China! 30 and 31 December in Harbin will take place Christmas concerts of the Harbin Symphony Orchestra with Olga Seliverstova. The program includes arias and duets from operas, romances and Russian folk songs.
Conductor - Alexei Bogorad.


Fiordiligi in "Così fan tutte" is one of the most difficult female roles in the world repertoire, which demands great vocal and dramatic skills. The heroine fell in the trap of feelings and desires, now confronts the most difficult ethical choice... Whom she will choose? And will she choose at all? Floris Visser staging at the Bolshoi Theatre on 22 and 24 December.


On December 15, in the Rachmaninov concert Hall (Philharmony-2) there will be a concert "Young Voices of the Bolshoi Theater". An interesting program, beautiful voices, the Bolshoi Theatre Orchestra, conductor - D. Klinichev. Olga Seliverstova will perform an aria of Snow-Maiden from the beautiful opera by Rimsky-Korsakov.


On November 27 in the Blue Hall of Bogolyubov's Arts Library took place concert - meeting with Olga Seliverstova and pianist Maria Pustylnik. The musicians performed works of different epochs, from Mozart to Debussy. The true music lovers of all ages gathered in luxury hall of late 19th century.


Opera "Carmen" has deserved the status of the most famous masterpiece of French classical music. Full of well-known arias and ensembles, "Carmen" is beloved by public all around the world. Spanish passions on the historical stage of the Bolshoi Theater, on the 3rd and 5th November. Olga Seliverstova as Frasquita.


"Young voices of Bolshoi" is a number of extraordinary concerts, brilliant singers and outstanding operatic music. October 21, at the Historical stage of Bolshoi Olga Seliverstova sings for you Elena's bolero from "I Vespri Siciliani" by Verdi and Snowmaiden's aria by Rimsky-Korsakov.


The 150th
anniversary of Moscow state Tchaikovsky conservatory has been celebrated during a whole week with the series of concerts. The vocal faculty represented a concert of professors and graduated students in the Small concert hall of conservatory on September, 17. The soloists of biggest opera houses performed together on the stage of their alma-mater.


"The Marriage of Figaro"
is probably the most famous Mozart's opera. Each spectator will find himself or his friends in plenty of characters. Colorful spectacle of Evgeny Pisarev is filled with humor, shows the libretto of da Ponte in a new way. Suzanna comes out of the most difficult situations, ingeniously solves the problems, and the happy couple finally celebrates their wedding. Olga Seliverstova debuts in the role of Susanna. Musical Director - William Lacey.


A flashing opera "Don Pasquale"
staged at the Bolshoi Theater by Timothy Kulyabin. The opera moves us to Italy, where comic characters get modern and recognizable appearance. Cheerful and resourceful Norina (Olga Seliverstova) easily implements a cunning plan, skillfully improvises and fascinates the audience. 4 and 6 June at the New Stage of the Bolshoi Theatre.


Spring mood is everywhere! Concert "Young voices of Bolshoi" took place on the 7th of May on the Historic scene of Bolshoi Theatre. The most beautiful and bright arias of Russian and European composers fulfilled the main stage of Russia. The Orchestra was brilliantly conducted by People's Artist of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania maestro Tugan Sokhiev.


Folk? Jazz? Opera? Why should we choose? There are no limits for these musicians!
"Fest-orchestra" celebrates its 5th anniversary and invites famous soloists from all aver the world. The most known hits of the program will sound in new way played by folk-jazz orchestra. 8th of April, Concert Hall "Golden Ring".


Olga Seliverstova became the winner of the AROP prize. Every year the AROP (major association, supporting the Paris National Opera) chooses the best singer from the Paris National Opera young singers.
Official ceremony and concert took place on March 13 at the Palais Garnier. The winners - Olga Seliverstova and Pietro di Bianco - performed arias and ensembles from Mozart's Don Giovanni.


The opera "Cosi fan tutte" will take spectators in the century of chivalry, pleasure and passions at the courts. Sisters Fiordiligi (Olga Seliverstova) and Dorabella, live happily and love their grooms. Cynical philosopher Don Alfonso does not believe in loyalty of girls, and soon the young lovers become victims of violent intrigues.

Conductor - Stefano Montanari.


Magic opera "The Story of Kai and Gerda" will take you into the snowy fairy tale of good and bad, where brave Gerda, performed by Olga Seliverstova, searches Kai, overcoming all obstacles on her way. The show about evil charms and conquering power of love will not leave indifferent neither kids nor adults.

Stage director - D. Belyanushkin.
Conductor - A.Grishanin.


"In the rhythm of the heart" will be performed the most beautiful music from operettas in Christmas concerts at the New Stage of the Bolshoi Theatre. Music will take us out from the snow-covered Moscow to... Let this be a wonderful surprise for you!

Stage director - D. Belyanushkin.
Conductor - D. Klinichev.


November 22 the festival "Répétitions bois le vent" presents a concert of soloists of world’s leading opera houses. Olga Seliverstova, Alina Sinelnikova, Andriy Gnanyuk and Oleksiy Palchikov will sing arias and ensembles from world opera repertoire.
Many years the Festival has organized wonderful solo and gala-concers and has invited successful young artists. In the public there are always music experts, famous music critics and elite of Paris.


In honor of Tchaikovsky’s 175th anniversary new "Iolanta" was showed at Bolshoi Theatre. The last and the most mysterious opera of the great composer was staged by famous drama director Sergei Zhenovach.
Conductor - Anton Grishanin.


Debut in the Bolshoi Theatre! From the theater season 2015-2016 Olga Seliverstova is a soloist of the Russian State Academic Bolshoi Theatre. The first role at the main opera stage of Russia - Musetta in Puccini's La Boheme - will be performed on the 11th of October 2015. She is joined by a celebrated cast, including Elena Razgulyaeva as Mimi, Matteo Lippi as Rodolfo and Vasiliy Ladyuk as Marcello.

More on the official web-site of Bolshoi  >>


12 September the concert of Russian soprano Olga Seliverstova and Bulgarian pianist Ludmil Petkov will open the Verderonne Festival of arts in Picardie. In program of the concert there are: Mozart, Bach-Gounod, Schubert, Puccini, Satie, Poulenc.


In the mountains, among dense forests of Correze region there is a beautiful castle Sédières of 15th century. Every summer here takes place an opera festival. The summer 2015 audience will be enchanted by magical Life on the Moon, a comic opera by Joseph Haydn. Olga will sing romantic Flaminia
Performances 22, 23 and 24 August.


Don Giovanni had a great success! Argeles-sur-Mer Opera Festival is very young now, but the highest level of invited artists from Russia, Rumania, France, Korea and China charmed the public. The audience was delighted with Donna Anna by Olga Seliverstova, so strong but touching...


This summer Olga is invited to perform at two opera festivals! In the end of July singer will act Donna Anna in Mozart's Don Giovanni at the festival of Argelès-Sur-Mer, and after that Olga will sing Flaminia in "Il Mondo Della Luna" by Haydn at Festival of Sédières.


"Così fan tutte" in Créteil. Mozart's masterpiece will be shown on 20th and 24th of June. Olga makes her debut as Fiordiligi.
The famous stage director Dominique Pitoiset realizes completely new ideas. Regardless of the classical staging, the girls recognize their lovers from the first sight and continue the cruel game... Who first will fall into the trap?


1 May parts of the opera "Cosi fan tutte" by Mozart will be performed in concert in Villecroze in Provence. Inspiring beauty of Provencal nature, concert halls of 12th century and the highest level of performance guarantee unforgettable impressions! Olga Seliverstova as Fiordiligi.


Russian culture in France! Club Russophones de Picardie has organized some concerts of Fest-Orchestra, Moscow folk-jazz orchestra; concerts are devoted to 70th anniversary of the Victory. French public was admired by orchestra playing domra, accordion and balalaika so virtuously. Olga Seliverstova sang either Russian folk songs or world classics. The audience applauded standing to the musicians of the highest level, so masterfully combining lots of genres in one show.


April 8
 at the studio Bastille there was concert for members of the fund Carpeaux, where Olga Seliverstova sang one of the most difficult soprano arias for the first time – aria of Fiordiligi "Per pietà, ben mio, perdona" from the opera "Così fan tutte" by Mozart. The audience was enchanted by touching interpretation and beautiful sounding of voice lowercase.
In June 2015 there will be Olga's debut in role of Fiordiligi in Theater Creteil. 

                                                     See more info in section Shedule>>


March 23
 at the legendary stage of Grand Opera there was annual Gala Concert of Paris National Opera Youth Group. This year the singers were directed by Jérémie Rohrer. The audience had the opportunity to hear arias by Mozart, Berlioz, Beethoven and Wagner as close as possible to how composers have heard it, thanks to Authentic Instruments Orchestra Cercle de l'harmonie.  



On the 15th of March
 the festival "Répétitions Bois le vent" presented a concert of Olga Seliverstova and Oleksiy Palchikov. With the accompaniment of Yoan Hereau singers performed airs and duets by Handel, Mozart and Donizetti. This concert was designated by the organizers as the most beautiful concert of the festival!  


"Ariadne auf Naxos"
 rejoices the Paris public! The brilliant opera by Richard Strauss on libretto by Hugo von Hofmannsthal comes back to the stage of Opera Bastille. Olga sings the role of Najade on one stage with such divas as Karita Mattila, Elena Mosuc and Daniella Fally. Opera critiques appreciated excellent performing of difficult coloratura part, and the public greets the beautiful nymph with long-lasting cheers! 



The world premiere of "Damned Innocents"
 took place in the amphitheater of Bastille. The opera was written by young composers on the libretto of famous French
author Laurent Gaudé. The story based on the real events of Middle Ages, narrates the adventures of children left for a crusade.
Olga played the role of desperate mother searching for her child.
Public of all ages apprehended this complicated music and tragic story with great enthusiasm.  



Plays of "Hansel and Gretel" at the Palais Garnier! We invite you to enjoy magical performances in which you will see Olga as a lovely Fairy of Dew.
Here you are the first criticism, which came immediately after the premiere: "Olga Seliverstova (Dew Fairy) played brilliantly"

The audio recording from this concert will be soon available on our web-site!

 // 21.11.2014

November 14 at Palais Garnier there was annual concert for members of the fund AROP - organization that supports Paris National Opera, especially young singers. Well-known arias and duets from operas were performed in concert for refined Parisian public .
Olga Seliverstova sang Musetta's Waltz from "La Boheme" by Puccini.

Video will be available soon!

 // 15.11.2014

The new theater season  is opened on 9th October with a very nice concert-presentation of Atelier Lyrique of Paris National Opera. Olga sung Juliette's Waltz from Charles Gounod's "Romeo and Juliette".

 // 11.10.2014

The singer's shedule for the season 2014/15 is updated. Olga continues her work at the Opera Studio of Paris National Opera. During the new season Olga will take part in concerts on the wonderful stage of Palais Garnier, at Amphiteater Bastille, at the legendary museum of Louvre. The splendid production of “Hänsel and Gretel” will be renewed again this season. Public will see Olga in the image of beautiful fairy Tinker-Bell. In the beginning of 2015 Olga Seliverstova for the first time will sing on the main opera stage of France - Opera Bastille - as Najade in "Ariadne on Naxos". In June 2015 Olga will make her role debut as Fiordiligi ("Cosi fan tutte" by Mozart).

                                                                                    More on the page Shedule>>
 // 15.08.2014

Music seasons "Répétitions Bоis le Vent" in Paris presented Olga Seliverstova and ukranian bass Andriy Gnatiuk at the concert on June 22th. The most popular Mozart, Rossini, Gounod and Verdi arias and opera duets were performed that evening. Sparkling "Nightingale" by Alyabiev specially asked by the concert organizers  became a culmination of the evening. Piano part was beautifully performed by International Competitions laureate Irina Lankova. A special surprise for the guests was a cello solo by Dimitry Maslennikov. 

// 24.06.2014

Medtner Festival 2014 took place in the nice French town Medon. Olga Selivestova together with pianist and musicologist Aminata Alenskaya showed to the French public a magnificent song cycle composed by Nikolai Medtner on the poems by Alexander Pushkin. Songs "Angel", "Flower", "When roses wither", "Spanish romance", "Night" hadn't ever been sung in France untill that day. Olga Seliverstova joined the hight class musicians such as Noriko Muroga (piano), Svetlana Lifar (mezzo-soprano), Anton Martynov (violon) and Marcus Price (piano).


// 22.06.2014

June 15 young singers of Paris National Opera sang in the Honoré de Balzac Museum which is situated in the picturesque region Touraine, in the small village Saché in France. The concert program consisted of the favourite compositions of the great writer. There were pieces from Mozart's opera "Don Giovanni", Rossini and Donizetti opera arias.  
Just at that time an exhibition of famous French artist and sculptor Martine Martine devoted to Balzac took place in the Museum. 

// 16.06.2014

June 14  together with Atelier Liryque Olga will sing in reknown French Museum of Fine  Arts in Tours. The consert is supported by the Honoré de Balzac Museum (Saché). A town full of flowers stands on the lower reaches of the river Loire. There Balzac wrote the most part  of his novels such as "Le Lys dans la vallée", "Le Pere Goriot", "Illusions perdues".

The most famous arias and ensembles from Mozart, Rossini and Donizetti operas will be performed this evening.    

// 10.06.2014

June 6 Theatre Jean Villar Suresnes present season 2014/15. Olga Seliverstova represents  The Mozart-GALA of Paris Opera Young Program. Mozart concerts will be held in May 2015 on stages of Louvre Museum and Theatre Jean Vilar Suresnes. The program will consist of concert and operatic arias and ensembles by the great composer. 

// 2.06.2014

June 3 at 18:00 a Concert for the Foundation "Cercle Carpeaux" will take place in the Studio Bastille. For many years the Carpeaux Foundaton supports young singers.The concert program includes the brightest and most well-known arias from operas and operettas. Olga will sing a wonderful Giuditta's aria from Franz Lehar's operetta. This is an operetta about love, about sense of duty and and parting, the operetta with tragic elements and passionate characters. Guiditta is gorgeous and men cannot resist her beauty. That's what her famous aria is about.


Don Giovanni is back! May 24 and 26, two month after a successful Premiere in Bobigny, the staging by Christoph Perton is renewed in the Théâtre Firmin Gémier - La Piscine (Châtenay-Malabry). The noble and beautiful Donna Anna was performed by Olga Seliverstova. The highest level and beauty of her voice was noted by well-known magazines and newspapers, such as Les Echos, Opera-online, Concert Classic, Resmusica and Le journal du dimanche (Sunday magazine). 
The performances were accompanied by the Ostinato Orchestra and the chorus La Maîtrise des Hauts de Seine. Conductor Alexander Myrat. 

Videos from Don Giovanni very soon on our web-site!                    

Concert in Palais Garnier with the main orchestra of the Paris National Opera was conducted by Manlio Benzi. The brilliant concert was held on May 7 and was fully devoted to the belcanto. A big part of the program took the well-known arias and scenes from Donizetti's opera "L'elisir d'amore." Olga perfectly performed the role of Adina, showing to the audience how the tone of the character can change from scene to scene. The "Elisir d'amore" part was concluded by Olga singing Adina's aria "Prendi, per me sei libero" with fabulous stretta. 


During the festival "Rive Gauche Music" Olga Seliverstova sang a solo concert at the Theatre Adyar in Paris. The evening called "Franco-Russian love" was led by one of the most famous historians and writers Jean Castarède. He devoted his story to the legendary relationships between the French mezzo-soprano Pauline Viardot and the great Russian writer Ivan Turgenev. Each composition in concert presented a perfect illustration of the history of their love. The program included the most famous arias and songs from the soprano repertoire. The enchanting sounds of Yuri Kalnits' violin filled the musical story with sentimentality. The singing and violin solo was accompanied with the piano by virtuoso Daria Ulantseva.