Interview

Where do I come from
St. Petersburg, Russia
Why do I sing?
I sing because I think that it is so beautiful and gives me the feeling of bonding with other people, and because it allows me, with the help of my voice, to reveal part of my soul.
And what do I like apart from singing?
I VERY much like movement in all its variations. I like dancing. I like going for walks and getting to know new places. I like playing the piano. I like reading scholarly articles. I like playing games.
My own personal musical highlight?
JUDITH in ‘Blubeard’s Castle’ by Béla Bartók at the Theatre of the State Hermitage in St Petersburg in March 2016
My motto?
Always be prepared for anything.

Biography

Natalya Boeva comes from St Petersburg in Russia, where she studied at the State Rimsky Korsakov Conservatoire and at the EKIDA University, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in choir conducting and another in song.

While she was still studying for her degree in choir conducting, she was already appearing as a concert singer, performing numerous oratorios and lieder recitals. At the same time she made her debut at the operatic theatre of the Rimsky Korsakov Conservatoire as Dorabella in Mozart’s ‘Così fan tutte’.

After graduating, Natalya Boeva had the opportunity to take major and lesser roles at the Zazerkalie music theatre in St Petersburg, including Rossini’s Angelina and Isabella, and Noah’s Wife in Benjamin Britten’s ‘Noye’s Fludde’.

In March 2016 Natalya Boeva made her debut at the Theatre in the State Hermitage in St Petersburg as Judith in Béla Bartók’s ‘Bluebeard’s Castle’.

In addition, she has won first prize at the International ‘Pancho Vladigerov Chamber Music Competition’ in Shumen, Bulgaria.

She has attended master classes held by Johannes von Duisburg in St Petersburg and by Alberto Zedda in Pesaro, Italy.

Since October 2016 the young singer has been studying for a master’s degree in music theatre and operatic singing, and in Prof. Christiane Iven’s singing class, at the Theaterakademie August Everding.

In July 2017, Natalya Boeva ​​was awarded the Richard Wagner Prize in the category Junior and the scholarship of the German Stage Association Bavaria for the academic year 2017-2018.