After graduating from the St. Petersburg State Conservatory, Svetlana Shilova took her first steps as a soloist as Paulina in The Queen of Spades and Olga in Eugene Onegin at the Musical Theatre of St. Petersburg Opera.
In 2002 she debuted at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow in the role of Marfa in Khovanshchina and she sang at the reopening ceremony of the historical/main stage of the Bolshoi in October 2012.
Shilova has performed on many European opera stages and festivals. She sang Khivrya in Sorochinsky Fair (Roman Kofman / Tony Palmer), Gertrude in Hansel and Gretel (Bonn), Amneris in Aida (Irina Arkhipova presents Opera Festival, Diego Crovetti, conductor), Spring in Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Snow Maiden (Mariinski Theatre, St. Petersburg), Marta in Iolanta (Warsaw and Dresden), Olga in Eugene Onegin (Madrid), the Death in Stravinsky’s The Nightingale, Cat’s Cradle Songs (Festival d’Aix en Provence, Lyon and Quebec).
Scriabin - Symphony No. 1 & The Poem of Ecstasy
14 October 2015
"It is an outstanding tribute to Skryabin in his centenary year." We are thrilled ...
25 August 2015
"Pletnev's pace and grasp of the sonic landscape are bang on the money, and the members of the orchestr...
20 August 2015
“Beguiling: he ( Mikhail Pletnev ) doesn’t push the music, rather he lets it unfold.” ...
14 July 2015
"...this performance is both fluid and taut, the music’s colours gleaming and shimmering… an ...
03 July 2015
"Heavens, what an experience. In fact I’m certain you won’t hear a more powerful or persuasive...