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Olga Kulchynska studied music theory at the R.Glier Kyiv Institute of Music and continued with vocal studies at the Pyotr Tchaikovsky National Music Academy of Ukraine. In addition to her First Prize at the Francisco Viñas Competition, she won numerous international vocal competitions, including Third Prize at Plácido Domingo’s 2016 Operalia Competition, Third Prize in the 2012 Bul-Bul International Vocal Competition in Bakú and First Prize in the 2012 Mykola Lysenko International Music Competition in Kiev. At the beginning of her career, Olga Kulchynska joined the Young Artist Program of Bolshoi Theater in Moscow and was a leading member of the company from 2014 to 2017. There, she sang Marfa (The Tsar’s Bride), Corinna (Il viaggio a Reims), Gilda (Rigoletto) and Susanna (Le Nozze di Figaro).
She has since performed the roles of Pamina (The Magic Flute) at the Bayerische Staatsoper Munich, Staatsoper Hamburg and at the Castell de Peralada Festival, Musetta (La Bohème) at Rome Opera, Dutch National Opera and Metropolitan Opera New York, Giulietta (I Capuleti e i Montecchi), at Opernhaus Zürich. Recently, she sang Ilia (Idomeneo) at the Bayerische Staatsoper Munich Festival, Blanche (Dialogues des carmélites) in Zurich, Micaëla (Carmen) at the Vienna Staatsoper, Volkhova (Sadko) at Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow.
The 2023-2024 season sees her Gänsemagd (Königskinder) at Dutch National Opera, and she makes her debut as Mimí (La Bohème) at Opernhaus Zürich and as Natasha (War and Peace) at the Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich.
At the Paris Opera: The Barber of Seville (Rosina), 2018
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