Merited Artist of the Russian Federation
Elena Razgulyaeva

Born in Cherepovets, Vologda Oblast. Graduated from the Cherepovets V. Vereshchagin College of Arts and Crafts, majoring in choral conducting, and the Petrozavodsk A.K. Glazunov State Conservatory, majoring in solo singing (class of Valery Volchkov).

In 2004-2010 she was a soloist of the Rostov Musical Theatre.

In 2010-2019, a soloist with the Astrakhan State Opera and Ballet Theatre. She took part in open air projects of the theatre Russian Operas in the Astrakhan Kremlin.

Since October 2019 she has been a member of the Opera Company of the Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre.

Since 2015 she has been performing at the Bolshoi Theatre, debuted as Mimi (La Bohème).


 1st prize of the XI International Festival of Spiritual Music Magutny Bozha

Mogilev, 2003

1st prize of the XI All-Russian Bella Voce Singers Competition

Moscow, 2003

Governor's M. Maksakova Prize in the field of the Art of Singing

Astrakhan, 2012

1st prize (solo singing) and 3rd prize (chamber singing) of the XVI International Pietro Argento Music Competition

Bari, Italy, 2013

Merited Artist of the Russian Federation


At the Golden Mask National Theatre Festival she was nominated for Best Actress (due to her parts in Prince Igor, Madama Butterfly, The Queen of Spades and La damnation de Faust), in 2016, for National Opera Award Onegin (La damnation de Faust, Iolanta, The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevroniya)

Repertoire at the Bolshoi Theatre

Mimi (La Bohème by Puccini)

Iolanta (Iolanta by Tchaikovsky)

Amelia (Un ballo in maschera by Verdi)

Manon (Manon Lescaut by Puccini)

Repertoire at the Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre

Elisabeth de Valois (Don Carlo by Verdi)

Aida (Aida by Verdi)

Lady Macbeth (Macbeth by Verdi)

Floria Tosca (Tosca by Puccini)

Turandot, Liù (Turandot by Puccini)

Madama Butterfly (Madama Butterfly by Puccini)

Nedda (Pagliacci by Leoncavallo)

Liza (The Queen of Spades by Tchaikovsky)

Tatyana (Eugene Onegin by Tchaikovsky)

Tsaritsa Militrisa (The Tale of Tsar Saltan by Rimsky-Korsakov)

Nikoletta (The Love for Three Oranges by Prokofiev)

Madame Peronskaya (War and Peace by Prokofiev)

Maria (Mazepa by Tchaikovsky, concert performance)

Nastasya Filippovna (Idiot by A. Smelkov, concert performance)

Repertoire also includes

Micaëla (Carmen by Bizet)

Elvira (Don Giovanni by W.A. Mozart)

Marguerite (La damnation de Faust by Berlioz)

Violetta (La traviata by Verdi)

Leonora (Il trovatore by Verdi)

Desdemona (Otello by Verdi)

Yaroslavna (Prince Igor by Borodin)

Fornarina (Raphael by Arensky)

Susanna (Khovanshchina by Musorgsky)

Fevroniya (The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevroniya by Rimsky-Korsakov)

Toured in the UK, USA, Ireland, Spain, and Portugal.

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