Ljuba Kazarnovskaya was the leading soprano at the Mariinskij Theater, St. Petersburg from 1986-1989. The singer’s triumphal Success at the Salzburg Summer Festival (by the invitation of Herbert von Karajan) in august 1989 (Verdi’s Requiem under R. Muti) led to the phenomenal world career of this Russian Soprano: Performances with the world’s leading opera Companies together with stage directors Franco Zefirelli, Atom Egoyan, July Taymor or Michael Hampe and conductors Karajan, Temirkanov, Mravinsky, Gergiev, Kleiber, Muti, Thielemann, Barenboim, Haitink. In the singer’s repertoire Are more then 50 Leading opera roles and a huge number of Russian and international chamber music. Miss Kazarnovskaya, who has been included in the 2.000 most Outstanding musicians of XX Century by IBC (Cambridge. GB), is seen as one of the most brilliant and vivid female singers of the world at the brining of XXI Century, Numerous audio and video recordings with DGG, Phillips, NAXOS, Melodia, VAI (USA) – including all 103 romances by P.I. Tchaikovsky (5 CD’s).Master class:
Despite of busy performance schedule Ljuba Kazarnovskaya Finds time for giving master-klasses to young opera singers – 6 Years in succession at the MET – summer courses in Israel, in Amsterdam, Mexico, Chengdu (China), Moscow, St. Petersburg – and already numerous young singers started important careers after the work sessions with her. Ljuba Kazarnovskaya gives her huge knowledge (her teachers have been Nadezhda Malysheva, the legendary pianist of Feedor Shaljapin and assistant/ pianist to Stanislavskij in his Famous opera studio, or Renata Scotto for Verdi and Puccini style) to young singers from all over the world: stylistic elements in operas of different composers, vocal technique, interpretation of Russian romance, Italian and German song.