Ayuna Bazargurueva


• Prize-winner at the 4th Maxim Mikhailov International Competition for Young Opera Singers (Kaluga, 2014; 1st prize)
• Prize-winner at the 12th Competizione dell’Opera (Minsk, 2012; 3rd prize)
• Prize-winner at the 1st Baikal International Vocal Competition (Ulan-Ude, 2011; 3rd prize)
• Diploma recipient at the 1st All-Russian Music Competition (Moscow, 2010)
• Diploma recipient at the 3rd Galina Vishnevskaya International Opera Singers’ Competition (Moscow, 2010)

Ayuna Bazargurueva studied at the Glinka Novosibirsk State Conservatory (class of Zinaida Didenko) from 2004 to 2006 and graduated from the Rimsky-Korsakov St Petersburg State Conservatory (class of Sergei Nikulshin) in 2009.

Between 2009 and 2014 she worked as a soloist with the Buryat State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre (Ulan-Ude), performing the roles of Nedda (Pagliacci), Micaëla (Carmen), Senta (Der fliegende Holländer), Serpina (La serva padrona), Aryuun-Gookhon (Markian Frolov’s Enkhe Bulat-Bator (Enkhe the Iron Warrior)), Iolanta and Aida.

From 2014 to 2023 Ayuna Bazargurueva was a soloist with the Mariinsky Academy of Young Opera Singers. She made her Mariinsky Theatre debut in 2014, appearing as Aida. Joined the Mariinsky Opera Company in January 2024.

Repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre:
Cassandra (Taneyev’s Oresteia, concert performance)
Maddalena (Maddalena)
Mademoiselle de Termes (Colas Breugnon, concert performance)
Katherina (Shebalin’s The Taming of the Shrew, concert performance)
Aida (Aida)
Сіо-Cio-San (Madama Butterfly)
Stephana (Siberia, concert performance)
The Princess (Dvořák’s Rusalka)

Her repertoire also includes: Tatiana (Eugene Onegin), Liza (The Queen of Spades), Marfa (The Tsar’s Bride), Frasquita (Carmen), Amelia (Un ballo in maschera), Zemfira (Aleko), Gorislava (Ruslan and Lyudmila), Floria Tosca and Mélisande.

She performed throughout Russia, Switzerland, Germany, Turkey and South Korea.

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