Svetlana Nikolaeva (mezzo soprano)
Born in Kazakhstan, S. Nikolaeva graduated from conductor and vocal departments of Buzuluk music school (Orenburg region), later - Academy of Choral Art named after V. Popov. During studying she toured in Germany, France, Austria and Japan - not only as an artist of the choir, but also as a solo artist.
She worked as a soloist in the Children's musical-drama theater named after N. Sats, later – in Boris Pevzner's Choir Theatre. Since 2010 S. Nikolaeva is working in Moscow Chamber Choir, where she immediately became one of the most sought-after soloists.
Her solo repertoire contains works of S. Rakhmaninov, V. Gavrilin, E. Martynov, K. Moltchanov, Russian folk songs. The audience especially appreciated her emotionally rich performances of works related to the Great Patriotic War 1941-1945.
"I am grateful to Vladimir Nikolaevitch, who gives the opportunity to prove ourselves professionally", - says Svetlana.