Debut album soloist of the Mariinsky Theatre of Russia Maria Maksakova issued on the label UNIVERSAL MUSIC (RUSSIA) was intriguing name «Maria Maksakova. Mezzo? Soprano?». Moscow audience remembers Maksakova successfully execute such party for the high soprano as Maiden, Ophelia and Leila, the theater «New Opera» Oscar «Bale masquerade» and Musetta in «La Boheme» at the Bolshoi Theater, Suzanne «The Marriage of Figaro «at the stage of» Helikon-opera». By the end of the first decade of Maria Maksakova, rejecting excessive «school» diligence, but at the same time preserving range, changed ownership and became a vocal advocate as a mezzo-soprano. According of the artist, thus she «gained great confidence and stage vocal organicity.» Dorabella Mozart and Verdi in Preziosilla «Force of Destiny», Nicklaus in «The Tales of Hoffmann» and composer in «Ariadne auf Naxos» at the Mariinsky Theatre, Carmen in «Helikon-Opera» became the new achievements, confirming its importance as a foreign tour. The role of Princess Charlotte in the world premiere of «Lefty» Rodion Shchedrin under Valery Gergiev at the Mariinsky Theatre was a mature creative success. The CD contains such hits mezzo-soprano repertoire as Seguidilla from «Carmen» and the aria from the opera Delilah by Saint-Saens, as well as spectacular, requiring inclusion of dramatic arias from «Don Carlos» by Verdi, «Adrienne Lecouvreur» Cilea and «Sultana» Donizetti. Not without Russian «bestseller» — Joanna pathetic aria from Tchaikovsky's opera «The Maid of Orleans.» Stage success in the role of inspired Strauss Composer allowed to include in the list of numbers, and also the character monologue. Thus, the album also shows language features singer — French, German and Italian knows it perfectly. Maria Maksakova — granddaughter of the legendary singer of the Bolshoi Theatre, the glory of Russian art. Her new disc allows her more time to prove its place of honor in acting dynasty. Moscow City Symphony Orchestra «Russian Philharmonic», according to many critics in the field of classical music, boldly among the top three orchestras in the capital. Recorded under the control of the artistic director of the orchestra — Dmitri Jurowski, whose concert schedule has years ahead, he applauded concert and theater venues in the world.
The album is available for order in the Russian electronic the iTunes Store now.