Karina Kherunts

Born in Belgorod. In 2009, she graduated from Tchaikovsky Academic Music College at the Moscow State Conservatory, in 2006, – from Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory (Yuri Grigoriev’s class).

In 2016, she took part in TV competition “The Big Opera”.

Her repertoire includes: Laura (Iolanta), Tangia (Le cinesi), Rosina (Il Barbiere di Siviglia), Sonya (War and Peace), Olga (Eugene Onegin), Cherubino (Le Nozze di Figaro), Polina (The Queen of Spades).

She sang Tangia (Le cinesi) at the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Music Theatre.

Took part in performances of immersive opera The Queen of Spades at the Goncharov-Filippov mansion in Moscow (conductor Andrei Reyn, director Alexander Legchakov).

In 2015, she took part in Bolshoi Theatre Young artists opera program concerts at the Beethoven Hall.

In 2019, she sang Olga (Eugene Onegin in Yuri Bashmet version) at the Yuri Bashmet International Music Festival (Fyodor Volkov State Academic Drama Theatre, conductor Yuri Bashmet, director Ilya Ilyin). Took part in performances of Carmen at Zaryadye concert hall, singing the title role (conductor Philipp Chizhevsky, director Maxim Didenko, the Cherry Forest Open Art Festival).

In March 2020 she made her Bolshoi Theatre debut in Dido and Aeneas (part Sorceress/ Spirit).

4th prize at the Contemporary Arts and Education International Festival
3rd prize at the Rachmaninov International vocal competition
3rd prize at the CLIP International Opera Singing Competition in Portofino
General partner of the Bolshoi Theatre — insurance company «Ingosstrakh»
Privileged sponsor of the Bolshoi Theatre — Tinkoff Bank
Privileged partner of the Bolshoi Theatre — GUM