Artist Bio

Dina Kuznetsova, soprano

A graduate of its Young Artists Program, Moscow-born soprano Dina Kuznetsova went on to star in a number of new productions at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, including Cunning Little Vixen, Rigoletto, and, marking her role debut as Tatyana, Eugene Onegin under the baton of Sir Andrew Davis. Noted for her outstanding musicianship and captivating stage presence, Kuznetsova also enjoyed early success in Europe with such productions as Gianni Schicchi with Sir Antonio Pappano at the Royal Opera House, Don Giovanni with Daniel Barenboim at Berlin’s Staatsoper Unter den Linden, Roméo et Juliette at the Wiener Staatsoper under Claude Schnitzler, and Rodelinda with Ivor Bolton at Munich’s Bayerische Staatsoper. More recently, she has developed more Slavic and Russian repertoire, and recent role debuts have included Katya Kabanová for Teatro Municipal de Santiago de Chile and the Hamburgische Staatsoper, Rusalka for the Glyndebourne Festival under Sir Andrew Davis, and Lisa (Pique Dame) with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra under Vladimir Ashkenazy. This season features a return to the title role of Rodelinda for the Bolshoi Theatre in Richard Jones’s production under Christopher Moulds, and further ahead she looks forward to her title role debut in Jenůfa. A keen recitalist and chamber musician, Dina Kuznetsova appears regularly at both the New York Festival of Song and the Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center and features in the Music@Menlo series of CDs performing songs by DvoÅ™ák and Shostakovich. This season she returns to Lincoln Center and Music@Menlo in Rachmaninov programs.

Dina Kuznetsova will perform in Concert Program IV (July 27).

2016–2017 Music@Menlo Appearances