Yelena Dudochkin

Soprano Yelena Dudochkin has captivated audiences across the world with her expressive stage presence, rich soprano voice and powerful interpretations. Her roles recent roles include Taytana in Eugene Onegin, Violetta in La Traviata, Snow Maiden in Snow Maiden, Gilda in Rigoletto, Iolanta and Brigitta in Iolanta, Norina in Don Pasquale, Chernyafka in Magic Mirror, and Manon in Manon, Podtochina’s Daughter in The Nose, and Marfain Tsar’s Bride with notable of companies including Opera Boston, New Opera NYC, Commonwealth Lyric Theater, Opera Classica Europa, and The Mariinsky Opera Young Artists.

A recipient of over 20 awards and honors, and notably, her recent world-premier performance in Magic Mirror (Chernyafka) was honored with the 2014 American Prize in Opera Performance. Yelena has been described as “a true pearl of the opera” (Voice of America) and touted for her “dramatic intelligence” (Boston Globe) that have repeatedly “amazed the audience”(Kontact). She is sought after as both an operatic performer and concert soloist, with performances at venues including Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Jordan Hall, the Majestic Theater and Boston’s Symphony Hall. Yelena also performed extensively abroad in Russia, Finland, Germany, Italy, Greece, Switzerland and France, with radio and television appearances including Russian Radio, Russian Television RTVI and Rai Italian television.

Ms. Dudochkin studied with world-renowned sopranos including Diana Soviero, Elena Obraztsova, Mirella Freni and Luciana Serra. Outside of her performance career, Yelena launched a series of initiatives to improve and shape humanity focusing on saving classical music and culture.