Olga Bezsmertna has been member
of the ensemble at Vienna State Opera since February 2012, where she made a spectacular
house debut as Dame in Hindemith's Cardillac
conducted by Franz Welser-Möst: "From this superb voice certainly exciting
things will be heard also in the popular repertoire in the near future." (Die
Presse) At the Nurejew-Gala at the Vienna State Opera she impressed the audience
with her interpretation of Vier letzte
Lieder by Richard Srauss, accompanied by the orchestra of the Vienna State
Opera. In the season 2012/13 at the Vienna State Opera Olga Bezsmertna will be
part of cast in Elektra, Aufstieg und Fall
der Stadt Mahagonny, Ariadne
auf Naxos, Die Fledermaus, Pollicino and Götterdämmerung.
At the beginning of the 2012/13
season she will make her debut at the Beethoven Festival in Bonn with a recital of
songs by Bach, Haendel, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert, Schumann and Tchaikovsky. On
the occasion of the 25th anniversary of the competition "Neue Stimmen"
of the Bertelsmann Foundation Olga Bezsmertna will perform as the latest winner
and as Neu Stimme 2011 during a gala
at theater Gütersloh.
Last year Olga Bezsmertna was
by the jury unanimously elected NEUE STIMME 2011. The jury was chaired by
Dominique Meyer. Prior to this, in summer 2011 she participated in the Young
Singers Project in Salzburg.
In 2010 and in 2011 Olga
Bezsmertna was among the finalists at the International Hans Gabor Belvedere
Singing Competition in Vienna. At the 2008
European Opera Singing competition DEBUT she won both first prize and the
people’s choice as well as the Puccini award. In 2006 she received an award at
the International Rimsky-Korsakov Vocal Competition in St. Petersburg, followed by an
engagement at Oper Oder-Spree Festival in 2007.
Her repertoire includes Contessa
(Le Nozze di Figaro), Pamina (Zauberflöte), Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni), Fiordiligi (Cosí fan tutte), Micaela (Carmen), Marguerite (Faust), Nedda (I Pagliacci), Marfa (Die
Zarenbraut), Tatjana (Eugen Onegin),
Jolanthe (Iolanta), Zemfira (Aleko), Margherita (Mefistofele).
Olga Bezsmertna graduated from
the Kiev National Academy of Music in Ukraine in 2010.