Venera Gimadieva


A soloist of the Academic Bolshoi Theater of Russia. She made her debut on the stage of the Bolshoi Theater in the part: Sirin («The Tale of the Kitezh City» by Rimsky-Korsakov), The Snow Maiden (in the self-titled opera by Rimsky-Korsakov). She takes part in the concert activity of the National Philharmonic Orchestra of Russia led by V. Spivakov. She is a touring singer in such countries as Germany, Belgium, France, Hungary, England, Spain, USA. Among the future engagements: «Golden Cockerel» (La Monnaie Bruceel, Teatro Real Madrid, Opera Santa Fe), «Lucia di Lammermoor» (Opernhaus Zurich). Venera is a laureate of the Golden Mask Award for Best Actress in the performance Golden Cockerel (2014), laureate of the Russian Federation President Prize for Young People of Culture (2011).

Venera Gimadieva was born in Kazan. She graduated from the Musical College named after Aukhadeev in the class of choral conducting. In 2004 she entered the St. Petersburg Conservatory named after N.A. Rimsky-Korsakov for the Vocal faculty, where she studied in the class of Professor S.V. Gorenkova. She took part in international competitions, among them the Young Opera Singers’ Competition named after N.A. Rimsky-Korsakov (St. Petersburg, 2008, III Prize and Audience Choice Award), Competition of Opera Singers «Competizione dell’Opera» (Dresden, 2009, diploma), Competition named after F.I. Shalyapin (Ples, 2010, I prize), Paris Opera Competition (Paris, 2015, II Prize).

In October 2016, in Germany, Venera had a joint performance with the legendary Spanish tenor Jose Carreras, in his last tour «Life in Music».


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