Ekaterina Shcherbachenko

Born in Ryazan. In 1996 graduated from the Ryazan Musical College named after G. and A. Pirogov as a chorus conductor, in 2005 —from the vocal faculty the Moscow Conservatory (class of Marina Alekseeva), then obtained a post-graduate degree there. In 2005 trained at the opera troupe of the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Music Theatre.

In 2005 debuted at the Bolshoi Theatre as Natasha Rostova at the premiere of the opera War and Peace, after which was accepted into the opera troupe of the Bolshoi Theatre. 

3rd award of the Francisco Vinas International Competition of Vocalists (Barcelona)
Winner of the BBC Competition Singer of the World

Diploma of the International Competition Neue Stimmen (Gutersloh, Germany)

3rd award of the International Opera Competition (Shizuoka, Japan)
Special prize for “Best Performer of Russian Music”

Award of Amics de l’Opera de Sabadell

Award of l’associacio Agimus Catania (Sicily)
Youth grant of the Triumph award
Maria Callas award for the best debut in the Dallas opera (for the performance as Iolanta)

Natasha Rostova (War and Peace)
Tatiana (Eugene Onegin)
Liu (Turandot)
Mimi (La Boheme)
Micaela (Carmen)
Iolanta (Iolanta) 
Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni)
Gorislava (Ruslan and Ludmila)
Countess Almaviva (Le Nozze di Figaro)
Donna Anna (The Stone Guest)
Soprano (The Ugly Duckling by S. Prokofiev – performance The Fables of the Vixen, the Duckling and Balda)
Second Wood Nymph (Rusalka)
Second Woman (Dido and Aeneas)
The Cook (The Tale of Tsar Saltan)

Also in repertoire

Lidochka (Moscow, Cheryomushki)
Fiordiligi (Così fan tutte)
Rusalka (Rusalka)
Vitellia (La clemenza di Tito


Performed at La Scala, the Teatro Comunale di Firenze, Teatro Lirico di Cagliari (Italy), Opera National de Lyon, the Zurich Opera, the Bavarian State Opera, Teatro Real Madrid, the National Opera in Amsterdam, the Lithuanian National Opera, the Metropolitan Opera, the Dallas Opera and Houston Grand Opera. Participated in the Glyndebourne festival, the festival d'Aix en Provence and many more.

Collaborated with such conductors as Zubin Mehta, Riccardo Frizza, Omer Meir Welber, Valery Gergiev, Alexander Lazarev, Mikhail Jurowski, Teodor Currentzis, Kirill Karabits and others.  

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