Agunda Kulaeva

In 2000 graduated from the Rostov State Conservatoire as choral conductor, in 2005 – as solo singer (class of M. Khudovertova). In 2003-2005 was a student at the Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Centre.

In 2005—2014 was a soloist at Moscow Theatre Novaya Opera. 

In 2005 debuted at the Bolshoi Theatre as Sonya (War and Peace), since 2014 has been a soloist with the opera troupe of the Bolshoi Theatre.   

3rd award of the Boris Christoff International Competition for Young Opera Singers (Sofia)
Title of Honoured Artist of Russia

Sonya (War and Peace)
Lyubasha (The Tsar’s Bride)
Princess Eboli (Don Carlo)
The Snow Queen (The Story of Kai and Gerda by Banevich)
Polina (The Queen of Spades)
Konchakovna (Prince Igor)
Carmen (Carmen)
Laura (The Stone Guest)
Marguerite (La Damnation de Faust)
Spring (The Snow Maiden)
Marina Mnishek (Boris Godunov)
Lyubov (Mazeppa)
Azucena (Il Trovatore, in concert)
Federica (Luisa Miller)

Also in her repertoire

Olga (Eugene Onegin)
Countess, Governess (The Queen of Spades)
Dunyasha (The Tsar’s Bride)
Lehl (The Snow Maiden)
Zhenya Komelkova (The Dawns Here Are Quiet by Molchanov)
Arsace (Semiramide)
Dalila (Samson et Dalila)
Ratmir (Ruslan and Ludmila)
Fenena (Nabucco)
Page (Lohengrin)
Lola, Santuzza (Cavalleria rusticana)
Zita (Gianni Schicchi)
Amneris (Aida)
Siebel (Faust)
Maddalena (Rigoletto)
Marfa (Khovanshchina)
Witch (Dido and Aeneas)
Adalgisa (Norma)
Angelina (La Cenerentola


Performed at Deutsche Oper in Berlin, the National Opera Amsterdam, the Sofia National Opera and Ballet Theatre, the Israeli Opera, the Nikikai Opera Theatre (Tokyo) and others.

Participated in music festivals, such as the Arena di Verona, the Varna Summer Opera Festival, the International Feodor Chaliapin Opera Festival (Kazan), the International Mussorgsky Festival (Tver) and the International Festival Stars Parade (Krasnoyarsk).

Toured in Italy, France, Germany, Finland, Hungary, South Korea, and also performed with solo concerts in Moscow, St Petersburg, Tambov, Kazan, Perm, Yaroslavl, Kostroma, Kaliningrad, Tver and other cities in Russia. 

General partner of the Bolshoi Theatre — insurance company «Ingosstrakh»
Privileged sponsor of the Bolshoi Theatre — Tinkoff Bank
Privileged partner of the Bolshoi Theatre — GUM