Аида Гарифуллина

Biography

In 2019/20, Aida will make anticipated debuts at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden in La bohème and at the Bayersiche Staatsoper in L’elisir d’amore. Aida will return the Wiener Staatsoper this season for role debuts as Mimì in La bohème and Violetta Valéry in La traviata. On the concert platform, Aida will give solo gala concerts at the Teatro Colón, Buenos Aires and across Russia – a highlight of Aida’s concert schedule will be the Last of the BBC Proms at Hyde Park in London.

Aida’s recent highlights include performances at the opening and closing ceremonies of The World Cup in Russia and at the 2018 Concert de Paris for Bastille Day – both events being broadcast live on television to millions worldwide. Last season also saw sensational debuts at Staatsoper Berlin in a new Tcherniakov production of Mussorgsky’s Bethrothal in a Monastery conducted by Daniel Barenboim, and at the Metropolitan Opera in Don Giovanni. Aida also joined conductor Long Yu for special performances of Carmina Burana in Shanghai and at the Forbidden City in Beijing, as part of Deutsche Grammophon’s 120th anniversary celebrations which have since been released on CD and DVD.

In 2020, she made her debut at the Bolshoi Theatre as Volkhova in Sadko new production (conductor Timur Zangiev, director Dmitri Tchernyakov).

Aida’s stunning self-titled debut album was released globally in February 2017 to unanimous critical acclaim and has been awarded a prestigious ECHO Klassik award.

Aida was the winner of the 2013 Operalia Competition.