While in her first year at the Gnessin Russian Academy of Music, soprano Anna Aglatova was invited to the main stage of the Bolshoi Theatre as Nannetta in Verdi’s Falstaff. Aglatova has been a soloist of the Bolshoi since 2006, where she has also sung the roles of Despina in Cosi fan tutte, Micaëla in Carmen, Susanna in Le nozze di Figaro, Lisa in La sonnambula, Marfa in The Tsar’s Bride, Adele in Die Fledermaus, Musetta in La boheme, Xenia in Boris Gudonov, Liu in Turandot, Pamina in Die Zauberflöte and Morgana in Alcina. This season, she debuted at the Vienna State Opera as Norina in Don Pasquale.
Also active on the concert stage, Aglatova has performed Tchaikovsky’s Undina and Mahler’s Symphony No. 4 at the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, Rachmaninov’s Francesca da Rimini and Schubert’s Salve Regina at the Moscow International House of Music, Bizet’s Carmen at the Seoul Arts Center in South Korea, Rachmaninov’s The Bells op. 35 with the Omsk Philharmonia in Russia, Francesca da Rimini at the Salle Pleyel in France, and Gala concerts at Avery Fischer Hall in New York, Athens Concert Hall in Greece, and the Colmar International Festival in France.
Aglatova has worked with such conductors as Vladimir Spivakov, Teodor Currentzis, Alexander Vedernikov, Tito Ceccherini, Enrique Mazzola, Emmanuel Joel-Hornak, Steuart Bedford, Tugan Sokhiev, Vladimir Fedoseyev, Charles Olivieri-Munroe, Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Peter Feranec, Antonino Fogliani, and Christoph-Mathias Mueller. She has also worked under the stage direction of Pier Luigi Pizzi, Valery Fokin, Antony McDonald, Vasily Barkhatov, and Graham Vick.
Anna Aglatova was awarded First Prize at the Bella Voce Competition in 2003, Third Prize at the Neue Stimmen International Singing Competition in 2006, and the Presidential Award for her contribution to the development of culture in 2014. Other roles in preparation include Rosina in Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Morgana in Alcina, and the title role in Manon.