Russian soprano Svetlana Kasyan trained at the Moscow State Conservatory and was a member of the Young Artists Programme at the Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow from 2009-2011. She is the winner of the 2019 Premio Internazionale “Penisola Sorrentina” Arturo Esposito and the 2011 International Vocal Competition in Ningbo City, China.
Recent highlights include Nefta/Clotilde Asrael (Opera Bonn) Mimì La bohème, Cio-Cio-San Madama Butterfly and Leonora Il trovatore (Novaya Opera, Moscow); Cio-Cio-San Madama Butterfly (Teatro Comunale, Bologna); Berio’s Folk Songs in concert at Zaryadye Hall, Moscow; and gala concerts for Novaya Opera.
Other operatic engagements include the title role Tosca (Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Teatro La Fenice, Polish National Opera, Bolshoi Theatre, Theater St Gallen and Vilnius City Opera); title role Aida (Teatro Lirico Giuseppe Verdi Trieste and Arena di Verona); Giorgetta Il tabarro and title role Suor Angelica (Teatro Comunale, Ferrara). Svetlana has also performed at Latvian National Opera, Yekaterinburg Opera, Teatro Pteruzelli, Beri, and for the International Opera Festival of Miskolc, Hungary.