Margarita Polonskaya Soprano

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Biography

In residency at the Paris Opera Academy since 2022

Russian soprano Margarita Polonskaya was born in Moscow in 1996. In 2016, she won the First Prize of the Karpacz International Opera Festival, Poland, and the third Prize of the Russian singing competition 'Russian Music Masterpieces'. 

In 2016/17, she sang Nella and Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi at the Russian Academy of Music Opera Studio. In 2017, she won the Third Prize of the Students' 21st International Singing Competition 'Bella Voce', and the First Prize of the 19th Russian Melodies International Competition 'Isabella Yurieva'. 

Since 2018, Margarita Polonskaya has been studying at the Salzburg Mozarteum. In 2019, she was a finalist and scholarship recipient of the 25th International Singing Competition ‘Ferruccio Tagliavini’ in Deutschlandsberg, Austria, and also won the grant ‘Gianna Szel’ for Mozarteum singers. In 2021, she was a finalist at the 39th International Singing Competition ‘Hans Gabor Belvedere’. 

In 2021/22, she was a member at the Mozarteum Opera Studio, where she sang in Tan Dun’s Tea: A Mirror of Soul and the title role in L'incoronazione di Poppea. There, she also made her role debut as Marguerite in Gounod’s Faust. In 2022, she sang Pamina (The Magic Flute) at the Immling Festival in Germany.

Paris Opera debut

Currently in

  • Amphithéâtre Olivier Messiaen
  • from 28 to 30 June 2023
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