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
Contessa in Mozart's Le Nozze di Figaro,
she delievered brilliant performances in a series under Jérémie Rhorer and toured
in this role with the Vienna State Opera to Hamburg Laeizshalle under the
direction of Adam Fischer. In Vienna in the 2013/14 season Olga Bezsmertna performs
i.a. Rosalinde (Fledermaus) under
Bertrand de Billy, as soloist of Vier Letzten
Lieder by Richard Strauss and also as Anna (Nabucco) and 1. Dame (Zauberflöte).
At the Musikverein in Vienna she sings a recital of songs by Schumann, Tchaikovsky
and Rachmaninov, and she will give der debut at the Opéra de Limoges as Trovatore
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. Previously Olga Bezsmertna was 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 the 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 Festivalin 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.