234th Season

Mlada Khudolei

Soprano

Mlada Khudoley

Soprano

Born in Moscow. Graduated from the opera faculty of the Russian Theatrical Academy (Moscow, 1996, vocal class of Tatiana Sukhanova and Leili Dzhaparidze, Bolshoi Theatre Soloist and People‘s Artist of Georgia). Trained in Vienna with Professor Ingeborg Wamser (1996).
Made her debut at the Mariinsky Theatre as Senta (Der Fliegende Hollдnder) in 1998. Mariinsky Theatre soloist from the same year.
Since 2000, has received vocal consultations from Grayr Khanedanian, People‘s Artist of Uzbekistan, Honoured Artist of Ukraine and Mariinsky Theatre soloist.

Prize-winner of the All-Russian Bach Competition of Young Singers (Moscow, 1994).
Diploma-winner at the International Competition in Rome (1997).
Bayreuth scholarship student of the International Richard Wagner Society (1998).

Repertoire in Mariinsky Theatre includes:
Renata (Prokofiev‘s The Fiery Angel), Salome (Strauss‘ Salome), Elvira (Mozart‘s Don Giovanni), Aida, Priestess (Verdi‘s Aida), Sieglinde (Wagner‘s Die Walkьre), Gutrune (Wagner‘s Die Gцtterdдmmerung), Senta (Wagner‘s Der Fliegende Hollдnder), Lady Macbeth (Verdi‘s Macbeth), Fevronia (Rimsky-Korsakov‘s The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maid Fevronia), Abigail (Verdi‘s Nabucco, in concert) and Norma (Bellini‘s Norma, in concert).

Repertoire also includes Verdi‘s Requiem, Orff‘s Carmina Burana and Beethoven‘s Ninth symphony.

Has performed on tour with the Mariinsky Theatre to Tel Aviv (Strauss‘ []iSalome, 1998), Tokyo (Wagner‘s Der Fliegende Hollдnder, 2000), Baden-Baden (Prokofiev‘s The Fiery Angel, 2000, and Wagner‘s Die Walkьre, 2001), Melbourne (the opening of the International Festival in 2001 - Prokofiev‘s The Fiery Angel and Strauss‘ Salome, 2001) and Osaka (Mozart‘s Don Giovanni, 2002).
Has performed as Senta in Wagner‘s Der Fliegende Hollдnder (1998) and Sieglinde in Wagner‘s Die Walkьre (2002) with the Mariinsky Theatre at the Bolshoi Theatre.
Performed as Sieglinde at the Stars of the White Nights 2001 festival together with Placido Domingo (Siegmund).
Performed as Salome at the I International Trakai festival (Lithuania), the patrons of which are Maya Plisetskaya and Rodion Shchedrin (1998).
At the IV International Festival in Beijing in 2001, performed the role of Abigail in Verdi‘s Nabucco together with the Warsaw National Opera under the baton of Kaspshik.
Has toured independently to Kazan (Chaliapin Festival), Riga (Opera Festivals in 1998 and 1999), Amsterdam (Verdi Gala Concert at the Konzertgebau), Moscow (Great Hall of the Conservatoire, the Tchaikovsky Hall - Verdi‘s Requiem and Beethoven‘s Ninth symphony) and St Petersburg (Great Philharmonic Hall - Verdi‘s Requiem).
Has performed alongside conductors such as Gergiev, Noseda, Kaspshik, Cogan, Polyansky, Ziva, Rinkyavichus and Boemi.

Mlada Khudoley official website www.mladakhudoley.com

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