Ekaterina Sannikova’s recent and upcoming engagements include the
cover of title role in Medea with Teatro Real Madrid, Tatyana Eugene
Onegin with Deutsche Oper am Rhein, the title role in Aida with Oper im
Steinbruch St. Margarethen, Tatyana Eugene Onegin with Zürich Opera
and with Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Nastassya Filippovna in Weinberg’s
The Idiot with Theater an der Wien, Aida with St Margarethen Oper im
Steinbruch, Leonora Il Trovatore with Korean National Opera, Liza Pique
Dame at the stage of Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden, Abigaille
Nabucco with Oper im Steinbruch Festival, the title role in Tosca with
Teatro Massimo Bellini in Catania, Mimi La Boheme, Maddalena Andrea
Chenier, Leonora Il Trovatore, Chrysothemis Elektra, the title roles of Aida
and Tosca, Sieglinde Die Walküre, Elettra Idomeneo, Iguamota
Cristoforo Colombo, Joan of Arc The Maid of Orleans, Ariadne Ariadne
auf Naxos with Mariinsky Theatre.
Among Sannikova’s other past engagements is the title role of Vera
Sheloga as well as Olga in double bill in Rimsky-Korsakov's Vera
Sheloga/Maid of Pskov, Kupava in Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Snow Maiden,
1st Soprano in Mahler’s 8th Symphony, Nedda I Pagliacci and Clara in
Prokofiev’s Betrothal at Monastery with Mariinsky Theatre, Oksana in
Rimsky-Korsakov's Christmas Eve with Winter Theatre (Sochi), Liza Pique
Dame with Astrakhan Opera Theatre.
In 2018 Ekaterina made her debut as Fiordiligi in Mozart’s Cosi fan Tutte,
performed the title role of Iolanta and Mimi La Boheme with Mariinsky.
Ekaterina performed the title role in Iolanta, Micaela Carmen with
Operosa Montenegro Opera Festival in Herceg Novi. Special guest
appearances at the L’Opera Nice Cote d’Azur 2017-2018 season
opening and Montecatini Opera Festival in 2017.
In 2017-2021 Ekaterina was a member of the Atkins Young Artists
Program at Mariinsky Theatre. In 2018 joined the Program’s inaugural US
tour, participating in a concert at Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los
Angeles, CA (with Colburn Orchestra, conducted by Valery Gergiev).
Winner of Monte-Carlo Voice Masters 2022, CulturArte Prize winner at
the Operalia world opera competition (2021).
Born in Ternopil, Ukraine in 1992, Ekaterina was educated both as a
drama actress and an opera singer. A graduate of Saint Petersburg
Conservatory (class of Olga Kondina).