Olga Peretyatko, one of the world’s most sought-after sopranos, made her international breakthrough after winning Plácido Domingo’s prestigious Operalia Competition. Since then she has been a regular guest at nearly all most important opera houses, concert halls and festivals, including La Scala, Saatsoper Berlin, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, The Bolshoi Theatre, The Metropolitan Opera, Aix-en-Provence Festival, Berlin Philharmonic, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, Teatro Colón, and many others.
The uniquely compelling voice and stage presence allow Olga Peretyatko to interpret a wide range of operatic roles from humorous to tragic. She has collaborated with the most renowned stage directors and conductors of our times. Her most notable artistic partners include Kirill Petrenko, Zubin Mehta, Valery Gergiev, Yury Temirkanov, Lorin Maazel, Alberto Zedda, Daniel Barenboim, Dmitry Tcherniakov, and Robert Lepage, whose acclaimed 2009 production of Stravinsky’s Le Rossignol in Toronto confirmed her star status.
Her performance under the Eiffel Tower for the Bastille Day celebrations has attracted a live audience of 600,000 people and an international TV audience of several million viewers. She has released six critically acclaimed albums on Sony Classical and has received numerous prestigious awards, including OPUS Klassik (2018), ECHO Klassik (Best Solo Album, 2015), and Premio Franco Abbiati della Critica Musicale Italiana.
Olga Peretyatko was born and raised in St. Petersburg, Russia and started her musical journey singing in the children’s choir of the Mariinsky Theatre. Having earned a performance degree as a choir conductor, she went on to study singing at the Hanns Eisler-Hochschule für Musik in Berlin, the opera studio at the Hamburg State Opera, and the Accademia Rossiniana in Pesaro, Italy.
WildKat Paris and Berlin are honored to accompany her on the promotion of her latest digital album, Songs for Maya, a delicate album of lullabies from all around the world, dedicated to her daughter and recorded with pianist Semjon Skigin, which will be released digitally only on May 14th.