Maria Mudryak

Today we live in the age of the internet and I love the opportunity to be in contact with my fans because they give me strength to continue.

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by Viviana Nebuloni
November 27, 2020

INTRODUCTION

The charismatic soprano Maria Mudryak talks with Viviana Nebuloni about her first experiences on stage, how she prepares for a new role, her favorite opera character, any many other interesting facts about her, the way she enjoys this world and how she manages to transform every situation into an opportunity or a beneficial experience for her. Is she superstitious? Does she like to expose her true self in the social media environment or she prefers to show only the professional life? Does she have a good relationship with socials? Keep reading to find out!

BIOGRAPHY

Born in Pavlodar, Kazakhstan, Maria Mudryak showed a strong interest in music and singing in her early childhood. She first sang in front of an audience when she was three years old and recorded a CD of children's songs at the age of six. She then turned her attention to opera and moved to Italy to start her vocal training at the age of ten. One year later, she was admitted to the Children Chorus of Teatro alla Scala; at fourteen, she was accepted to the Giuseppe Verdi Conservatory of Milan, from which she graduated with honours at the age of 18. At the same time, she attended “Scuola musicale di Milano” where she studied with Maestro Carlo Gaifa. She is a winner of the 65th Aslico Competition for European Young Singers and won the “The Opera Ball Award” in Kazakhstan as well as the Third Prize and the Audience Prize of Plácido Domingo's prestigious Operalia Competition in 2017. In just a few years, young Italian-naturalised Kazakh soprano Maria Mudryak has become one of the most sought-after lyric coloraturas of her generation, having already celebrated success in roles such as Violetta in La Traviata, Mimì in La bohème and Liù in Turandot on some of the most prestigious international opera stages. She has collaborated with conductors such as Carlo Rizzi, Renato Palumbo, Aldo Sisillo, Fabrizio Carminati, Christopher Franklin, Matthew Aucoin and Nicola Pazkowsky, and stage directors including Leo Nucci, Hugo De Ana, Ferzan Ozpetek, Chiara Muti and Andrea Cigni.

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INTERVIEW

Hi, Maria! It’s always a pleasure to talk to you. It’s hard not to smile at the coincidence between your name and that of the divine Callas: you are an emerging star of the opera of our times. You already won the AsLiCo competition in 2014, Operalia in 2017, and trod the main stages in […]

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