Daria Kniazeva, mezzo soprano (UA)

General information

Dariya Kniazeva – Mezzo-soprano
Dariya graduated Lviv National Music Academy named by Lysenko (class of 2011, prof. A.Dashak).
She is a prizewinner of the following competitions: Lysenko International Music Contest (III prize, 2012), Competizione dell’Opera (II prize, 2012) and VI International Contest named by Bulbul (4 prize).
In 2013-2014 Dariya was the invited soloist in Erfurt Opera (Germany), performing the part of Eboli in Verdi’s “Don Carlos”.

Since 2011 – Dariya has been working as a soloist in the National Opera of Ukraine named by T.Shevchenko. The roles she performed include but are not limited to:

  • Marthe (‘Faust’, Charles Gounod)
  • Tkachikha (Weaver) (‘The Tale of Tsar Saltan’, N. Rimsky-Korsakov)
  • The Old Gypsy Woman (‘Aleko’, Rachmaninoff)
  • Kate Pinkerton (‘Madame Butterfly’, Puccini)
  • Olga, Marta (‘Eugene Onegin’, ‘Iolanta’, Tchaikovsky)
  • Maddalena (‘Rigoletto’, Verdi)
  • Vocal part in ‘El sombrero de tres picos’ ballet by M.De Falla
  • Polina (‘The Queen of Spades’ by Tchaikovsky)
  • Amneris (‘Aida’ by G.Verdi)
  • Eboli (‘Don Carlos’ by G.Verdi)
  • Ulrica (‘A masked ball’ by G.Verdi)

Dariya Kniazeva also takes part in concert programs, and performs in Switzerland, Poland, Germany and other countries.