Elena Novak (Mezzo-soprano)|
Born in Moscow. In 1994, she completed her studies at the Gnesin Music College (L.I. Tkachevaís class); in 1999, she graduated from the Gnesin Russian Academy of Music (Prof. Z.A. Dolukhanovaís class). In 1999, she joined the Bolshoi Theatre Opera Company as soloist.
Dunyasha (Rimsky-Korsakovís The Tsarís Bride)
Fyodor (Mussorgskyís Boris Godunov)
Perfilyevna (Rimsky-Korsakovís The Maid of Pskov)
Olga (Eugene Onegin)
Lehl (Rimsky-Korsakovís The Snow Maiden)
Laura (Tchaikovskyís Iolanta)
Princess Linetta (Prokofievís The Love for Three Oranges)
Governess (The Queen of Spades)
Mother Goose (Stravinskyís The Rakeís Progress)
Mary (Der Fliegende Hollander)
Mrs. Meg Page (Falstaff)
Mother Superior (Prokofievís The Fiery Angel)
Suzuki (Madama Butterfly)
Female street vendor (Desyatnikovís The Children Of Rosenthal)
Third Lady (Die Zauberflote)
Princess Maria (Prokofievís War and Peace)
Page (Rimsky-Korsakovís The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and of the Maiden Fevronia)
Teresa (La sonnambula)
She tours abroad. She participated in the International Festival of Church Music in Madrid (2000). She sang the part of Goneril in Tashio Hosokawaís opera, Vision of Lear, (producer Tadashi Suzuki), as part of the 3rd All-World Theatre Olympiad in Moscow (2001). In the same year, she appeared at the D. Mikhailov International Opera Festival in Cheboksary. She took part in the Vladimir Spivakov Music Festival (Shostakovichís Jewish Songs vocal cycle, 2000; Mozartís Coronation Mass, 2001; Vivaldiís Gloria, 2002). In 2003, she participated in a production of Cavalleria rusticana in Morocco (2003). In 2004, she took part in a performance of Beethovenís 9th Symphony, at the Moscow International House of Music with the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia (conductor James Conlon).
Eugene Onegin ó Olga, conductor M. Ermler, TDK, 2005 (video).