Bio
Vera Trifanova is a coloratura soprano concert and chamber singer, a graduate of Professor Yuri Grigoryev’s class of 1997 at the Moscow Conservatory, the winner of several prestigious international contests and awards, a Rhein Neckar Kreis and DAAD grant holder.

 

Trifanova debuted at 19 in Bach’s St. John Passion at the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, conducted by Alexander Rudin.

She was invited to study at Galina Vishnevskaya’s Opera School after winning a prize at the Russian Young Singers Contest.

 

During her studies and upon graduation she performed at various concerts with orchestras directed by Yevgeny Svetlanov, Vladimir Fedoseyev, Alexander Rudin, Vyacheslav Trushin, Mikhail Arkadyev, André-Claude Brauer, Klaus Arp and H.R. Drengemann as well as with the Moscow Conservatory Antique Music Ensemble.

 

In 2002, Vera Trifanova was awarded a DAAD scholarship and entered the Mannheim University of Music and Performing Arts, where she studied in Professor Snezana Stamenkovic's class and graduated with a cum laude degree.

Vera Trifanova has mastered coloratura repertoire since 2003.

She debuted in the Opera Theater in Baden-Baden and Staatstheater Heidelberg in 2004 and performed with several renowned European orchestras.Among her most notable performances are a solo concert at Rosen Garten, performing in Monteverdi’s L'Incoronazione di Poppea, directed by Eric Tappi, in France and an R. Glier’s concerto with the Baden-Baden Philarmonic Orchestra. She also played the Queen of the Night in Mozart’s Magic Flute at the 25th Festival in Zwingenberg and took part in the premiere of Hands in the Cave by the modern composer Carola Gribari at the Heidelberg Theater.

 

Her voice was noted by the great coloratura singer Mady Mesple at the Viotti International Music Competition in Vercelli. She was also awarded the first prize at the Alcamo City International Opera Competition by the jury led by the famous dramatic soprano singer Raina Kabaivanska in 2009.

 

In 2010 Vera Trifanova herself joined the jury of the international contest Voices of Russia and The Slavic Star.