Ekaterina Monisova

(soprano)

Concert repertoire includes opera, baroque, lied and choral symphonic music. Performs with the Moscow chamber orchestras Musica Viva, Moscow Camerata, Hermitage Soloists Ensemble, Kaluga Youth Symphony, State Symphony Orchestra of Adygea Republic, Youth Symphony Orchestra of St. Petersburg (Artistic Director – Migran Agadzhanyan) and others. Toured in Italy, Portugal, USA and Russia.

The beginning of the year 2018 was marked with two solo recitals of Ekaterina Monisova in Moscow: the New Year’s gala in the Small Hall of the State Kremlin Palace with Svyatoslav Richter Youth Symphony and the organ recital in The Moscow Catholic Cathedral.

Ekaterina Monisova took part in the opening gala of the XIX Peter Dvorsky International Music Festival in Moravia (Czech Republic) with the Moravian Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Sebastiano Rolli in 2017.

She has regularly performed at the annual International music festival Czech Music Touches (České doteky hudby) in Prague accompanied by the South Bohemian Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Leoš Svárovský in 2015 as well as in 2016 with Virtuosi Pragenses in Smetana Hall.

After the successful project Opera Piccola at the reception of the Russian Embassy in the USA Ekaterina was invited to perform at the traditional Washington Opera Ball.

She has won the Grand Prix of the International Forum of vocalists in Italy in 2010 and was awarded by the title of the Honoured Artist of the Republic of Khakassia the same year.

Ekaterina Monisova graduated from the Gnessin Russian Academy of Music (Master's degree, Prof. Leonid Bomstein-Vilensky) in 2008 and became the soloist of the Moscow Philharmony.

Ekaterina Monisova was born in Kazan (Tatarstan) and graduated from the Kazan State Conservatory as a choral conductor (Prof. Alevtina Buldakova). Then she taught for a while at the Art Institute of the State University of Khakassia Republic and has performed some solo recitals as well as Adele in Die Fledermaus by Johann Strauss with the Khakassian Philharmonic Orchestra.