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Originally from Moscow, Margarita Polonskaya began studying music and theater at an early age. In 2016, she won 1st prize at the International Opera Festival in Karpacz (Poland) and 3rd place in the Russian singing competition « Masterpieces of Russian Music ».
In 2017, she graduated from the Gnessin Academy in Moscow in the class of Ruzanna Lisitsian. There she sang the roles of Nella and Lauretta from Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi, among others. In the same year, she won the 3rd place in the 21st edition of the international competition for students of opera singing « Bella voce » and the 1st place in the 19th International Russian Singing Competition Isabella Yurieva.
A student of Mario Díaz at the Mozarteum University in Salzburg since 2018, she is a finalist and scholarship holder of the 25th International Feruccio Tagliavini Singing Competition in Deutschlandsberg and receives the Ein Gianna Szel Scholarship. She most recently appeared at the Mozarteum University Opera Studio in Tea by Tan Dun.
Margarita Polonskaya joins the Académie de l’Opéra national de Paris in September 2022. She performed the role of the First Lady in Mozart’s The Magic Flute at the Opéra Bastille in September 2022 and Giulia in Rossini’s La Scala di seta in the spring of 2023 with the artists of the Académie under the direction of Elizabeth Askren and in a production by Pascal Neyron at the Athénée Théâtre Louis-Jouvet.
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