Opera diva Veronika Dzhioeva’s first performance with the ANPO
Mozart: “Le Nozze di Figaro” Overture
Mozart: Fiordiligi’s aria “Come Scoglio” from «Cosi fan Tutte»
Mozart: Zarastro’s aria “O Isis und Osiris” from “The Magic Flute”
Verdi: “Nabucco” Overture
Verdi: Aida’s aria “O Patria mia” from the opera “Aida”
Verdi: Elena’s Bolero from “I Vespri Siciliani”
Giordano: Maddalena’s aria “La mamma morta…” from the opera “Andrea Chenier”
Halevy: Cavatina of Cardinal Brogni from the opera “La Juive”
Dvorak: Russalka’s aria from “Russalka”
Massenet: Meditation from the opera “Thais”
Massenet: Aria of Salome “Il est doux” from the opera “Herodiate”
Gimenes: Aria from “Tarantulla”
Veronika Dzhioeva graduated from the St. Petersburg Conservatory (class of Professor T. D. Novichenko) in 2005. Veronika Dzhioeva is a winner of numerous musical competitions, including Maria Callas Grand Prix,the International Competition “Amber Nightingale”, the International Klaudia Taev Competition, all-Russia Competition of Opera Singers, International Glinka Competition, International Competition of World Vision and the Tchaikovsky Competition.
Veronika has participated in master classes given by celebrated singers such as Elena Obraztsova, Joan Sutherland, Teresa Żylis-Gara, Luciano Pavarotti and many others
The singer has received numerous theater awards, including “Golden Mask” and “Golden Soffit’’ (Russia), “Paradise” prize, Czech National Pragensis Ars prize, to name a few. In 2011, Dzhioeva won The Big Opera TV competition for young opera singers, organized by the Russia-Kultura TV Channel.
Her roles include the Countess (The Marriage of Figaro), Fiordiligi (Cosi Fan Tutte), Donna Elvira (Don Giovanni), Gorislava (Ruslan and Lyudmila), Yaroslavna (Prince Igor), Marfa (The Tsar’s Bride), Tatiana (Eugene Onegin), Micaela (Carmen), Violetta (La Traviata), Elizabeth (Don Carlo), Lady Macbeth (Macbeth), Thais (Thais), Liù (Turandot)․
Veronika Dzhioeva is a leading soloist of the Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet Theatre and a guest soloist at the Bolshoi and Mariinsky Theatres.
She has performed in the UK, Germany, France, Switzerland, Austria, Spain, Italy, Czech Republic, Sweden, Estonia, Lithuania, the USA, China, Hungary, Finland, South Korea and Japan.
Veronika Dzhioeva cooperates with the European theaters and orchestras, including the Teatro Petruzelli (Bari), Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Teatro Real (Madrid), Teatro Massimo (Palermo) and the Hamburg Opera among others theaters. In the USA, the singer made her debut on the stage of the Houston Opera.
The singer’s concert and recital repertoire embraces various epochs and styles. She has sung soprano parts in oratorio and large scale symphonic works, such as Requiem by Verdi and Mozart, Bruckner Te Deum, Mahler Symphony No. 2 , Beethoven Symphony No. 9, The Great Mass by Mozart, Rachmaninov’s The Bells, Richard Strauss’ Four Last Songs, to name some of them.
She toured with the London Symphony Orchestra and conductor Jac van Steen in London, Warwick and Bedford, and performed a soprano part on the stage of the Bozar concert hall in Brussels under Hartmut Heanheal.
In March 2016, Veronika appeared in the opera house of Geneva as Fiordiligi. The first festival of Veronika Dzhioeva “Space of the Opera” was held in her native town Tskhinval in 2016, and subsequently in the Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet Theatre and Novaya Opera theatre in Moscow in 2017. In November 2017, Veronika sang the part of Tatiana in Japan under Maestro Vladimir Fedoseyev.
One of her most popular recordings is the album “Opera Arias”. In 2007, she released a new CD album, recorded in collaboration with the Chamber Orchestra of the Novosibirsk Philharmonic Society. One can hear Veronika Dzhioeva’s voice often in TV movies (“Monte Cristo”, “Vasilevsky Island”, and others). In 2010, a television documentary Winter Solo Wave about Veronika Dzhioeva was released.
Veronika works with outstanding musicians and conductors such as Mariss Jansons, Valery Gergiev, Mikhail Pletnev, Vladimir Fedoseyev, Ingo Metzmacher, Trevor Pinnock, Vladimir Spivakov, Yuri Bashmet, Rodion Shchedrin, Simon Young and others. Veronika collaborates with the best theaters in Europe and Russia. Veronika has been a member of Jury at numerous national and international contests, jointly with famous musicians, such as Elena Obraztsova, Leonid Smetannikov, and many others.
In 2014 Veronika was awarded the honorary title “The People’s Artist of Ossetia”, the highest artistic title of the republic. In 2014, Veronika received the “Person of the Year” award of South Ossetia Republic.
In 2018 Dzhioeva released her 3rd CD comprised of arias of the Verismo style composers. In the same year, took place the singer’s recital in Rome’s Teatro Argentina, which was followed by the South Korean tour. In 2019, with the role of Amelia, Veronika will appear in Czech Opera. In the year 2020 Veronika Dzhioeva will sing Aida’s part in Zurich Opera, and later will appear with Leonora’s part in Il Trovatore at Finnish Opera. Veronika will return to this theater again in 2020 to appear with the role of Turandot.
With participation of Sergey Stepanyan, bass
Conductor: Eduard Topchjan