Ekaterina Morozova is a leading soprano of the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, where she has starred in several important roles, such as Fiordiligi in Cosi Fan Tutte, the Countess in Le Nozze di Figaro, the title role in Iolanta, and Natasya Filippovna in the new production and Moscow premiere of Mieczysław Weinberg’s The Idiot. In September of 2017, Morozova will make her debut at the Semperoper Dresden as Giulietta in Les Contes d’Hoffmann, and in the spring of 2018 she will star as Tatyana in Eugene Onegin at the Opéra national du Rhin in Strasbourg.
Morozova graduated from the St. Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory in 2014, after which she was invited to join the Young Artist Program at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow. In 2016, she was invited to become a soloist with the Bolshoi Theatre itself.
Morozova is also active as a soloist with orchestras and in recital, having taken part in Academy concerts with Larisa Gergieva in Russia (Ekaterinburg and Kazan) and abroad (Italy, France, Germany and Great Britain). She also toured Switzerland and Liechtenstein with the Bolshoi Theatre and sang Rossini’s Stabat Mater in Moscow in 2016. A winner of various competitions, Morozova was awarded 1st prize in the Hariclea Darclee International Voice Competition (Braila, 2015), 2nd prize in the VII Mirjam Helin International Singing Competition (Helinski, 2014), 3rd prize in the IX Elena Obraztsova International Competition of Young Opera Singers (St. Petersburg, 2013), and she was a finalist in the Francisco Vinas International Singing Competition (Barcelona, 2014). Morozova has also performed under the baton of such acclaimed conductors as Stefano Montanari and Valeriy Gergiev.
Other roles in her developing repertoire include Elettra in Idomeneo, Vitellia in La Clemenza di Tito, Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni, as well as the title roles in Handel’s Alcina and Rossini’s Semiramide.