Olga Kulchinskaya (Soprano)|
Olga Kulchinskaya was born in 1990 in Rivne (Ukraine). In 2009 she graduated from the Kiev Glier State College of Music earning a degree in music theory and since 2009 she has been studying vocal with Maria Stefiuk at the Tchaikovsky National Music Academy of Ukraine. At the Opera studio of the Academy she performed Gianetta in L’Elisir d’Amore and La Contessa in Le Nozze di Figaro.
In 2011 Olga won the Grand Prix at the Ivan Alchevsky International Singing Competition in Kharkov, Ukraine. In 2012 she was a semi-finalist at the International Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition in Vienna, Austria; won the third prize at the VI Bulbul International Competition of Vocalists and the first prize at the Mykola Lysenko International Music Competition in Kiev, Ukraine.
In 2012 Olga participated in the fourth Youth Musical Academy of CIS countries organized by Yury Bashmet in Lviv, Ukraine where she attended master classes given by Professor Svetlana Nesterenko. In 2013 she attended master classes with Olga Pasichnyk in Nowy Sacz, Poland.
Since September 2013 Olga has been a member of the Young Artist Program of the Bolshoi Theatre. Olga made her Bolshoi Theatre debut in Be in the Mood for Opera, the small opera performance as a Soprano. In 2014 she took part in the production of The Tsar’s Bride, singing the part of Marfa.
In 2014, she joined the Bolshoi Theatre Opera Company.