Natalya Pavlova


Natalya Pavlova is a rising star of the Mariinsky. She has worked under the guidance of such musicians as Valery Gergiev, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Vladimir Spivakov, Teodor Currentzis, Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Fuat Mansurov, Ennio Morricone and Yuri Bashmet.

Her repertoire includes the roles of Violetta LA TRAVIATA, Mimi LA BOHEME, Marguerite FAUST, Michaela CARMEN, title-role RUSALKA, Tatiana EUGENE ONEGIN, Tamara DEMON, Marfa THE TSAR’S BRIDE, Donna Anna DON GIOVANNI, title-role IOLANTA and Nastasia Filippovna IDIOT. She performs regularly in a series of concerts and half-concert versions of Soviet operas, including THE GADFLY (Gemma) by Spadavekkia, DAWNS HERE ARE QUIET (Lisa Brichkina) by Molchanov, INTO THE STORM (Natalia) by Khrennikov, NOT ONLY LOVE (Natasha) by Shchedrin and ORANGO (Suzanne) by Shostakovich . Other repertoire includes the title roles in the following mono-operas: LETTER FROM AN UNKNOWN WOMAN (Unknown Woman) by Spadavecchia, ANNA AKHMATOVA (Anna) by Klinchev and THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK (Anna) by Frid.

Ms. Pavlova has toured performimg in the USA, North Korea, Poland, Germany, Italy, England, Spain and France. In 2010 she recorded the album “The Front Roads Songs” (Dmitry Shostakovich’s arrangement) released by the Toccata Classics.

In April 2016 Natalya participated as Tatiana EUGENE ONEGIN at the Bulgarian National Opera and Ballet Theatre. In May 2016 she became a member of the concert project of Esa-Pekka Salonen Stravinsky: Myths & Rituals performing MAVRA by Stravinsky at the London’s Royal Festival Hall. In May 2016 she performed with Anna Netrebko, Ildar Abdrazakov and other world opera soloists at the festive concert “Classics on Palace Square” in St. Petersburg.

She will make her United States debut in May 2017 at the Spoleto Festival USA as Tatyana in a new production of EUGENE ONEGIN directed by Chen Shi-Zheng.

Ms. Pavlova graduated with honours from the Kazan Music College and the Moscow state Conservatory as a choral conductor. She is a prize-winner at the April Spring International Competition in 2003 and in 2005 and the II International Young Opera Singers’ Competition Opera without Borders in 2015.

Opera repertoire:

Bizet Micaëla Carmen
Dvořák Rusalka Rusalka
Frid Anna The Dieary of Anna Frank
Gounod Marguerite Faust
Mozart Donna Anna Don Giovanni
Puccini Mimi La Boheme
Rimsky-Korsakov Marfa

Tsaritsa Militrisa

The Tsar’s Bride

The Tale of Tsar Saltan

Rubinstein Tamara Demon
Tchaikovsky Tatyana


Eugene Onegin


Shchedrin Natasha Not Love Alone
Shostakovich Susanna Orango
Spadavekkia Gemma Letter To A Stranger
Verdi Violetta Valéry La traviata
Weinberg Nastasia Filippovna Idiot