Tatiana Melnychenko

Soloist, Soprano
She was born in Russia. In 1996-2005 she was distinguished in a number of international song contests at Toulouse (France), “Julián Gayarre” in Pamplona (Spain), Karlovy Vary (Czech Republic), Verviers (Belgium), “Antonio Fernández Carriedo” of the Guerrero Foundation and “Francisco Alonso” of Madrid (Spain). In 2000, she enrolled in the Queen Sofia College of Music in Madrid, where she studied under Teresa Berganza. She made her professional debut at Ukraine’s Odessa Opera and has since then appeared in major opera houses and concert halls of Europe, including the Royal Opera House in London, the Prague State Opera and La Scala in Milan. She has also performed in distinguished concert halls, such as: Auditorio Nacional de Música Madrid, Palau de la Música Catalana Barcelona, Flagey Concert Hall Brussels, Victoria Hall Geneva, Palace of Festivals Santander, Philharmonic Hall Odessa, etc. She has also sung in Klagenfurt, Cologne, Essen, Segovia, and Palma de Mallorca. She has interpreted the role of Abigaille [Nabucco] in Arena di Verona. In 2001, she was awarded at the Spring Friendship Art Festival in Pyongyang (North Korea). Her repertory includes roles, such as: Tatyana [Eugene Onegin], Liza [Queen of Spades], Amelia [A masked ball/Un ballo in maschera], Élisabeth de Valois [Don Carlo], Norma [Norma], Tosca [Tosca], Mimi [La bohème], Turandot and Liù [Turandot], etc. She has also sung in concerts excerpt of operas, such as Tannhäuser, The Flying Dutchman/Der fliegende Holländer, Verdi Requiem (2001), as well as the entire opera Fidelio (2002). She has recorded voical works of Shostakovich (Fuga Libera, 2006). At the GNO, she appeared once, in the role of Lady Macbeth [Macbeth] (Athens Concert Hall, 2013/14).