Natalia Pavlova (soprano--Russia-Italy)
Laureate of an international competition
Natalia (Alexander Pushkin’s descendant) is a graduate of the Chaikovsky State Conservatory (Vocals Department, Professor K.G. Kadinskaya’s class) and Russian Academy of Treatre Arts in class of theater director, screenwriter Roman Viktyuk. She took private lessons with Professor G.M. Troyanova of the Salzburg Mozarteum and with Professor P.A. Kudriavchenko, in 2006-2013 she worked in the Moscow School of Dramatic Arts as a singer and an actress (“The Stone Guest, or Don Juan Is Dead,” directed by A.A. Vasiliev; “Gibraltar” and an operatic mono-play “Letters,” directed by K.S Mishin) and continued studying belle canto under A.G. Nashchokin.
She was the winner of the 2008 Festos Students’ Competition, a Diploma holder of the International School of Vocal Skills and of Academy “Santa Croce” in Trieste. She is a soloist of the Moscow Philharmonic Society and of the Opera theater for young singers in Moscow. In 2017 she received the prize of Narnia Festival “Silver Lion” award.
She performed with such orchestras as Svetlanov Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra of Michailovsky theater, of Chaikovsky’s State Conservatory of Moscow, of Shostakovich’s State Philharmonic Hall of Saint Petersburg, Orchestra “Di Padova e del Veneto”, Orchestra “Dei Marsi”, Corelli orchestra, Dell Opera di Volterra, Ghironda orchestra and others.
She performed the parts of Violetta in “La Traviata” (Opera Theater of the State Conservatory of Moscow, Auditorium di Duomo in Florence, Teatro del opera di Volterra etc.), Rosina in “Barbiere di Siviglia” (Nuovo cinema palazzo with Orchestra N.C), La Contessa in “The Marriage of Figaro,” Iolanta in “Iolanta,” Mimi in “La Boheme” (Opera Theater of the CSC of Moscow), Elvira in “Don Giovanni” (Accademia “Santa Croce” in Trieste), Serpina in “La serva padrona” (Opera theater of Dershavin’s museum in St Petersburg, with orchestra of Michailovsky opera theater), Monooperas “The waiting” of M.Tariverdiev, “La voix humaine” of Francis Poulenc (Electrotheater of Moscow) etc.
In 2003-2017, Ms Pavlova performed on various concert stages in Moscow (The Small, Big and Rakhmaninov’s Halls of the Moscow Chaikovsky State Conservatory, the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, The International House of Music, the Central House of Performing Artists, the Art-Play Gallery, the Electrotheater, the School of Dramatic Arts, in the Catholic of the Immaculate Conception, in the Catholic church of Peter and Paul, in Artcentre.moscow , and elsewhere), in St. Petersburg ( the Big Hall of Shostakovitch’s Filarmony, the Maltese Temple, with program of works by Bach for a voice and organ, in the Museum of Dershavin, Union of Theater Workers) and in other cities of Russia.
She has performed in Rome (Auditorium Parco della Musica, Capitol of Rome, Greater Roman Basilicas), Narni (Opera theater of G. Manini), Venice (The big Hall of conservatorium of Benedetto Marcello), Florence (Auditorium of Duomo), Vienna, Bern, Zurich, Peruggia, Pescara, Fermo, Capri, Cyprus, Split, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Spalato, Geneva, and in other cities of Europe. Natalia Pavlova collaborated with such musicians as Vladimir Yourovsky, Teodor Kurendsis, Giovanni Sollima, Nando Citarella, Marco Celli Stein, Fabrizio Da Ros, Monica Lescovar, Marcello Lippi, Fabrizio Bosso, Y. Medianik, Antonio Pantaneschi, Angelo Nardinocchi, Gustavo Tavares, Valeri Simone, Manfredo di Crescenzo, T. Kuindzhi, M. Arkadiev, M. Mihailov, P. Aidu, Ye. Petrov, A. Goribol, E. Revich, R. Komachkov, A. Sorshneva, Paola Crisi Giovanni, Greta Cipriani, Kaori Matsui, Sergio Lastella, K. Volosnikov, Orante Bellanima, G. Gusev, Pavel Bykov and others, with the Historic Dance Company of Rome directed by Nino Graziano Luca.
She performs with a Russian poet Vera Pavlova in “Mothers and Daughters” program.
Natalia also actively performs contemporary music. She has recorded 2 CDs of Iraida Yusupova‘s compositions in collaboration with Natalia Rubinshtein and Brahms-trio, and with D. Cheglakov and K. Lukinov (including “Dreams fowler” based on David Colantoni‘s poems and “Petrel” based of M. Gorky’s poems), she has recorded Venus Rey’s compositions “3 Bachiane mexicane” with “Orchestra del Veneto e di Padova”, conductor Fabrizio Da Ros.
In the summer of 2013, at the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall she sang Ksenia in Prokofiev’s “Boris Godunov” and Cordelia in Shostakovitch’s “King Lear” with the Svetlanov Symphony Orchestra and the Moscow Conservatory Chamber Choir, with Maxim Mikhailov (bass), and Vladimir Yurovsky conducting. She also sang “The Brazilian Bachiana” of Villa Lobos at the “Music Masters” International Festival in Moscow, with a cello orchestra conducted by Giovanni Sollima, and at the Cypress International Festival dedicated to the 150th anniversary of Stanislavsky’s birth. In 2014- 2015 she sang at the international festival “11 lune” in Volterra, at the Moscow House of Music on the occasion of “The Sounds of Moscow” international festival, and at “The Mysteriograph Festival” (the main part in the ballet-opera “Annunaki” by Iraida Yusupova ), in 2017 she sang at the Narnia Festival directed by Crisiana Pegoraro and received the prize “Silver Lion” for her Career.
In 2016 Natalia became a soloist of Ghironda orchestra. With Ghironda Orchestra (conducted by Gian Antonio Ippolito) she perfomed in Major Roman Basilicas (San Vitale, San Lorenzo fuori le mura, Santa Maria in Aracoeli, Dei Santi Apostoli). She performed Michael Tariverdiyev’s song-cycle with A. Goribol and E. Tarasova, and mono-opera “Waiting” in collaboration with Bel Sound Orchestra in the Moscow Philharmonic Society and the Moscow Youth Opera dedicated to Tariverdiev’s anniversary, “La voix humaine” of Francis Poulenc in Electrotheatre and DOM in Moscow. In 2017 Natalia perfoms Paola Crisigiovanni’s “La corda” in Auditorium di Roma Parco Della Musica Sala Sinopoli with Orchestra Dei Marsi, conductor Massimiliano De Foglio with Alessandro Preziosi (narrator), Nando Citarella (tenor), Fabrizio Bosso (trumpet) and other.
Natalia Pavlova lives in Moscow and Rome.