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Tatiana Monogarova starts the 2014-15 season singing Tatiana in Eugene Onegin at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow and gives her house debut at Washington National Opera as Mimi in La Bohème, at Opéra du Rhin as Lisa in Pique Dame and as Cio-Cio San in Madama Butterly at Opéra de Lille. She returns to Philadelphia Orchestra to sing Janácek´s The Glagolitic Mass under Alan Gilbert. In future seasons she will debut at Oper Frankfurt.  Tatiana Monogarova started the 2013-14 season singing the title role in Iolanta under Valery Gergiev at the Teatr Wielki in Warsaw and sang Lisa in a new Robert Carsen production of Pique Dame in her debut with Opernhaus Zürich under Jiri Belohlavek. On the concert stage she could also be heard in Rachmaninov´s The Bells with the Philadelphia Orchestra. Tatiana Monogarova began the 2011-12 Season with revival performances of her highly successful appearance as Rusalka at the Semperoper Dresden. She returned to The Bolshoi Theatre for her signature role of Tatiana in Eugene Onegin in a production by Dimitri Tcherniakov that was broadcast, cinecast, released on DVD, and which

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Tatiana Monogarova starts the 2014-15 season singing Tatiana in Eugene Onegin at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow and gives her house debut at Washington National Opera as Mimi in La Bohème, at Opéra du Rhin as Lisa in Pique Dame and as Cio-Cio San in Madama Butterly at Opéra de LilleShe returns to Philadelphia Orchestra to sing Janácek´s The Glagolitic Mass under Alan Gilbert. In future seasons she will debut at Oper Frankfurt. 

Tatiana Monogarova started the 2013-14 season singing the title role in Iolanta under Valery Gergiev at the Teatr Wielki in Warsaw and sang Lisa in a new Robert Carsen production of Pique Dame in her debut with Opernhaus Zürich under Jiri Belohlavek. On the concert stage she could also be heard in Rachmaninov´s The Bells with the Philadelphia Orchestra.


Tatiana Monogarova began the 2011-12 Season with revival performances of her highly successful appearance as Rusalka at the Semperoper Dresden. She returned to The Bolshoi Theatre for her signature role of Tatiana in Eugene Onegin in a production by Dimitri Tcherniakov that was broadcast, cinecast, released on DVD, and which has also toured throughout Europe. She joined the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra for The Bells under the baton of Robert Spano, and sang Janacek’s Glagolitic Mass with Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra under Mariss Jansons. She also returned to Ljubljana State Opera for another production of Rusalka. In the 2010-11 season Miss Monogarova made her role debut as Cio-Cio San Madama Butterfly at l'Opéra de Dijon, and made another debut in the title role of Rusalka in a highly acclaimed appearance at the Semperoper Dresden. She sang Donna Anna Don Giovanni at Cologne Opera, and appeared as Tatiana at the Hamburg Staatsoper, at Cincinnnati Opera and at Teatro Real, Madrid. She appeared at the BBC Proms for Les Noces under the baton of Ed Gardner.


Ms. Monogarova was born in Moscow and studied voice at the Russian Academy of Arts. She made her international debut in Sergei Slonimsky’s opera The Master and Margarita with the Forum Theatre, Moscow, on tour in Germany under Mikhail Jurowski, and then as Xenia in Boris Godunov at La Fenice, Venice in 1995.


Engagements as Desdemona in Otello, Pamina in Die Zauberflöte, Tatiana in Evgeny Onegin and Mimi in La Boheme followed in Riga. She appeared as Tatyana, and the Countess in Le Nozze di Figaro at the Vienna State Opera, and in 2000 sang Pamina for the Opéra de Nantes. In the following season she returned to Nantes to sing Lisa in Pique Dame, and in 2001 sang Julie in The Jacobin in Wexford. She sang Lisa in Pique Dame for her debut at the Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich, at Oper Graz, at Teatro Comunale, Bologna, and in Modena and Ferrara.
 

The artist scored a considerable success in her Glyndebourne Festival debut in 2002 as Donna Anna in Don Giovanni.  She repeated the role at the Stadttheater, Bern, in the following season, and  returned to the Wexford Festival in 2003-04 to sing Dorota in Schwanda the Bagpiper and a performance of Dvorak’s Stabat Mater. She also sang Tamara The Demon in Riga, the title role in Janacek’s The Cunning Little Vixen in Seville and took part in a performance of Les Noces for Kultur Ruhr in Essen under Hans Zender.


In season 2004-05 she sang Cleopatra in Giulio Cesare in Bern, Lisa in Pique Dame at Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie, Brussels and Desdemona at the Glyndebourne Festival. In 2005-06 she appeared as Mariya Mazeppa for Welsh National Opera, made her UK concert debut in Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 14 and sang Rachmaninov’s The Bells at the BBC Proms, both under Vladimir Jurowski with the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Other past appearances include Fevronyia The Invisible City of Kitzeh and the Maiden Fevronyia at the Teatro Lirico Cagliari,  Lisa at Welsh National Opera, Houston Grand Opera and in Milan, and Desdemona at the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow.


Her career to date includes appearances with such eminent conductors as Vladimir Spivakov, Vladimir Fedoseev, Vladimir and Mikhail Jurowski, Mikhail Pletnev, Alexander Vedernikov, Daniele Callegari, Andreas Spering, Louis Langree, Julian Reynolds, Normunds Vaicis, Tomas Netopil, Edo de Waart, Hans Zender and Kent Nagano. She sang Symphony Number 14 with Iceland Symphony Orchestra, The Bells at Hong Kong Arts Festival, Strauss’s Four Last Songs with the Hong Kong Philharmonic, Tchaikovsky’s Hamlet with the Orchestra of Age of Enlightenment under Vladimir Jurowski, and Martynov’s Vita Nova in London and New York.

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"As Lisa, Tatiana Monogarova moved with a ballerina's grace and sang with a full, rich and radiant soprano."

Dallas Morning News - Scott Cantrell

"In the role of Fevroniya, Tatiana Monogarova is one of the most perfectly cast on record. Her dusky voice quickly finds focus, and negotiates the long, twisting phrases with precision. This is a particularly unforgiving role, constantly asking the singer to take over melodies that every instrument in the orchestra has already been given a crack at, with shifts in register rivaling anything found in the bel canto repertoire. She rises to the challenge superbly, creating an incredibly moving performance. "

Parterre.com - Manrico

"Tatiana Monogarova is outstanding in the most important role, that of Fevroniia. She looks the part…and has an ample voice of pleasing quality. She spins her lines beautifully, with radiant tone, powerful, unstrained high notes, and the strength and weight in her lower register that is traditionally characteristic of Russian dramatic sopranos"

Fanfare - by Daniel Morrison

"Tatiana Monogarova is just about the best Fevronia I’ve seen, vocally clear and sturdy."

BBC Magazine - by Michael Scott Rohan