"Svetlana Kasyan is a picturesque, steely Tosca with both love and despair in her voice"
"Svetlana Kaysan outlined a confident Aida, with a wide-ranging vocalism and excellent musicality"
Ieri Oggi Domani Opera
Russian soprano Svetlana Kasyan trained at the Moscow State Conservatory and was a member of the Young Artists Programme at the Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow from 2009-2011. She is the winner of the 2019 Premio Internazionale “Penisola Sorrentina” Arturo Esposito and the 2011 International Vocal Competition in Ningbo City, China.
In the 2020/21 season she sings Mimì La bohème, Cio-Cio-San Madama Butterfly and Leonora Il trovatore for Novaya Opera, Moscow, and Cio-Cio-San Madama Butterfly for the Teatro Comunale, Bologna. She also performs Berio’s Folk Songs in concert at Zaryadye Hall, Moscow, and performs in a Verdi gala for Novaya Opera.
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Aida (title role)
Teatro Lirico Giuseppe Verdi di Trieste, December 2019
Svetlana Kaysan outlined a confident Aida, with a wide-ranging vocalism and excellent musicality
Matteo Firmi, Ieri Oggi Domani Opera, 6 December 2019
Svetlana Kasyan stands out, a Russian soprano who presents the character of Aida very well, demonstrating voice and excellent interpretative skills
Rai News, 2 December 2019
Tosca (title role)
Savonlinna Festival, July 2018
Svetlana Kasyan is a picturesque, steely Tosca with both love and despair in her voice. Throughout the work, Kasyan grows into a compassionate Tosca whose song has the power of a lioness
Riitta-Leena Lempinen-Vesa, Itä-Savo, 1 August 2018