Shikhova - lyric coloratura soprano.
Liudmila is the winner of the International Vocal Competition in
Orvieto (Italy) - First Prize (2012),
Chamber Music Competition in Mosca (Russia) - Second Prize
Born in Poland. Studied in Russia. Took advanced training
courses in Italy (Academy Santa-Cecilia), and the USA. Studied
interpretation of Italian music with Renata Scotto.
Her repertoire includes about 20 roles for lyric coloratura:
Gilda (G. Verdi's Rigoletto), Olympia (J. Offenbach's Les contes
d'Hoffmann), the Queen of the Night (W. A. Mozart's Die
Zauberflote), Madame Herz (W. A. Mozart's Der Schauspieldirektor),
the Queen of Shemakha (N. A. Rimsky-Korsakov's The Golden
Liudmila Shikhova regularly appears in concerts and recitals and has taken
part in many international musical projects and festivals. She had given
recitals in Russia, Ukraine, Italy, Germany, Holland, Spain, USA.
Her concert repertoire includes arias and duets from L. Delibes's Lakme,
G. Rossini's Il barbiere di Siviglia and Il viaggio a Reims, A. Thomas's
Hamlet, Mozart's concert arias, J. Strauss's waltzes etc.
Ms. Shikhova also likes performing contemporary music and collaborates
with many composers. She recorded several disks.
Currently she is in the preparation of roles are Konstanza (Mozart's Die
Entfuhrung aus dem Serail) and Zerbinette (R. Strauss's Ariadne auf