started her career at the stage of the Mariinsky while being a first
year student of the Conservatoire in vocal class of professor Gagen
And also thanks to the fact that in competition
of Rimsky Korsakov, the voice of Olga noticed Larisa Gergieva, in the
future CEO of the Academy of Young Singers of the Mariinsky Theatre, as
well as the founder of the international competition of young singers,
named Rimsky Korsakov Olga was invited to the Mariinsky.
Working with Larissa Gergieva as a coach and leading pianist of the Mariinski theater, OLGA TRIFONOVA often performed in various concerts and participated in trips where Larissa Gergieva representing young novice singers.
In 1994 at the I International Competition of Young Singer by N.A.Rimsky-Korsakov OLGA TRIFONOVA
got «Hope» diploma as the youngest and the most promising participant.
Having brilliantly performed the aria of the Queen of the Night at the
Gala concert, at the age of 20 Olga got invited to the Mariinsky
theatre where she first sang in the performances of «Le Nozze di
Figaro»(Barbarina),and next part also «Il Barbiere di
Seviglia»(Rosina), «Die Zauberflote»(Konigin der Nacht),«Betrothal in a
By the time she graduated from the Conservatoire in 1998, due to
assiduous studying and fruitful cooperation with experienced
coaches and stage directors, and thanks to doubtless victories at
various competitions, OLGA TRIFONOVA
had become one of the leading soloists of the Mariinsky,having
performed such difficult parts as Strawinsky’s “The Nightingale” (Le
Rossignol), Ludmila at “Ruslan and Liudmila” by M.Glinka, Amina at “La
Sonnambula” by Bellini, Snow Maiden at the “Snow Maiden” by
was awarded «the Debut of the Year» diploma in 1996 for the part of the
Nightingale and performed it with Valery Gergiev at the Lincoln Center
(New York), where the critics praised her youth, artistry and virtuosic
vocal. Later Olga will participate in recording of this opera with the
London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Robert Craft in London (1998).
She also sang Ludmila with V.Gergiev at the Mariinsky and Metropolitan
Opera, and after this successful debut was invited to the Metropolitan
again to perform in the «Queen of Spades», with Placido Domingo (German). In 1999 especially for OLGA TRIFONOVA the Mariinsky staged the «Snow Maiden», and for many years she remained the lead.