Biography

Irina Polivanova, soprano

Born in Lviv, Ukraine.

Finished Moscow Conservatory in 2014 as a student of professor Yuriy Grigorev. From 2015 does her master degree in professor Makvala Kasrashvily’s class. 

While studying in Moscow Moscow Conservatory sang in the Opera Theater of Moscow Conservatory : “Iolanta” by Tchaikovsky, ‘La Boheme” by Puccini and “Evgeni Onegin” by Tchaikovsky. 

While being on the fourth year of study performed the part of Monna Vanna from unfinished opera by Rachmaninov under the conduction of Anatoliy Levin.

In 2012 became a laureate of the first prize at the international opera contest “Muses of the world” in Moscow, Russia

In October 2013 took part in the concert on the main stage of Romania in the opera theater of Bucharest.

In August 2013 in Spain sang Mimi from opera “La Boheme” by Puccini during the opera festival in Marbella conducted by Alberto Hold-Garrido. In March 2014 in the theater of Murcia sang Liu in “Turandot”, and Micaela in “Carmen” under the conduction of Vasiliy Vasilenko.

In October 2014 debuted Donna Anna in “Don Giovanni”, Mozart under the conduction of  Georghe Stanciu in the opera theater of Craiova, Romania.

In 2015 sang a Liu from in “Turandot” by Puccini under the conduction of Tiberiu Soare 

In November 2015 took the first prize at the International Vocal Competition of Elena Teodorini in Romania. 

In May 2015 sang Musetta in ”La Bohene” by Puccini in the opera theater of Iasi, Romania led by the condoctor Marcello Matadelli.

In the June 2016 debuted as Norina in “Don Pasquale” led by Maestro Walter Attanasi.

In October 2016 debuted as Donna Elvira in “Don Giovanni”, at the Filarmonie Bohuslava Martinu, Zlin, Chech Republic, led by Maestro Walter Attanasi. 

In December 2016 sang part of Soprano in Beethoven’s 9th symphony at the Shanghai Grand Theater, led by maestro Daniel Oren