tetyanatorzhevska webSoprano Tetyana Torzhevska (Floria Tosca) was born in Ukraine. In 1991 she graduated from National Academy of Music “P.I.TCHAIKOVSKY” in Kiev, Ukraine, where she studied with “National Artist of the USSR” Lilia Lobanova and Professor Zoya Lichtmann. She made her opera debut in 1989 at the State Opera Studio in Kiev in the role of Parasya in Mussorgsky’s “Sorochintsy Fair”.

In 1991 Tetyana was invited to sing as a soloist with the Ukrainian Separate Model Orchestra. She performed with them in France, Sweden, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, and won First Prize on International Festival “Golden Lyre” in Poland (1993).

In 1993 she was invited to sing title role in Iolanta by Tchaikovsky at the Kiev State Opera. Her powerful and flexible soprano spinto allows her to sing a wide ranging repertoire from lyric coloratura as Violetta from La Traviata to such dramatic role as Tosca. Her operatic repertoire also includes the roles of Tatiana (Eugene Onegin), Lisa (Queen of Spades), Zemfira (Aleko), Marguerite (Faust), Leonora (Il Trovatore), Leonora (La Forza del Destino).

She has been heard throughout Europe on the concert stages with “Johan Willem Friso Kapel” orchestra (Netherland), trio “Bravo” (Germany), Folk-orchestra “Sviatovid” (Ukraine), Ukrainian National Army Dance and Song Company, Kiev Symphony and many others. Her concert repertoire includes works from Bach and Mozart to Shostakovich and Stezenko, Ukrainian folk-songs, Russian songs and romances. As opera singer she performed with Ukrainian National Opera, Army Opera Center (Kiev), State Operetta Theater (Kiev), Lviv State Opera.

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