Der Rosenkavalier (Octavian) R.Strauss
"Mon coeur s'ouvre a tà voix", C. Saint-Saens. Maria Ratkova Mezzosoprano.
"The Maid of Orleans" P.I.Tchaikovsky - Maria Ratkova Mezzosoprano
"Ausfahrt" Edvard Grieg - Maria Ratkova Mezzosoprano
Il Trovatore "Condotta ell'era in ceppi" Giuseppe Verdi - Maria Ratkova Mezzosoprano
Mezzosoprano - Contralto
Maria Ràtkova, she is a mezzosoprano with a versatile
range of repertoire and extensive experience in the opera singing as well as in
chamber and oratorio music.
She has been warmly accepted by
public and received a positive critics in the roles such as “Octavian” in Der
Rosenkavalier, “Orlofsky” in Die Fledermaus, “Maddalena” in Rigoletto, “Azucena” in
Trovatore, “Desideria” in The Saints of Bleeckers street, “Carmen” in Carmen,
“Jocasta” in Oedipus Rex, “Polina (Milovzor)”
in The Queen of Spades, “Marfa” in
Chovantshina, “Olga” in Eugeny Oneghin, “Suzuki” in Madame Butterfly, “Frugola” in Tabarro, “Berta” in Barbiere di
Siviglia, “Flora” in Traviata, as well she ‘s been often performing in the masterpieces of J.S. Bach, W.A.Mozart, L. van Beethoven, J. Haydn, G.F. Handel, G.B. Pergolesi, A.
Vivaldi, G. Rossini, D. Bartollucci, F. Schubert, R. Wagner, G. Mahler, E.
Grieg, H. Wolf, A. Shoenberg, C. Orff, P.I. Tchaikovsky, S. Rahmaninov, S.
Prokofiev, G. Sviridov, G. Ustvolskaia.
Maria Ràtkova has performed
under the conducting and direction of A. Sladkovsky – (2002 S.Petersburg, debut
in Eugeny Oneghin, the part of Olga), in the period from 2002-2017 she’s worked
with J. Temirkanov, J. Meyer,
M. Husmann, V. Bockman, K. Jarvi, J. H. Fiore,
J. Bignamini, S. Soltesz, R. Gabbiani, L. Frattini, R. Muti, Z. Mehta, H. Brockhaus, M.
Martone, A. Nekovar.
In Italy Maria Ràtkova became
a laureate and diploma winner through a numerous singing competitions and was honored of a special awards for the
culture and volunteer activity, among these The Silver Medal of Italian Red
Maria Ràtkova has performed
her Italian debut with the part of “Octavian” in Der Rosenkavalier by R. Strauss under the
conducting of M. Husmann, since then,
her performing voyage starts to run in Italy, Russian Federation, Greece,
Germany, Holland, Belgium, France, United Kingdom, Republic
of Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay,
Argentina, Japan, South Korea.
In Rome Maria Ràtkova, in the period from 2005 – 2017, has been collaborating with The State Centre of
Culture and Science of Russian Federation in the quality of vocal coach.
L’Academie de France à Rome.
I Virtuosi dell’Opera di Roma.
has performed for State Opera Theater
N.A. Rimsky-Korsakov of St. Petersburg, State
Chamber Philharmonic of St. Petersburg, Teatro dell’Opera di
Roma, Teatro Regio di Parma, Teatro Regio di Torino, Teatro Maggio Musicale
Fiorentino, Teatro Salone Margherita of Rome, Auditorium Conciliazione, Teatro De Bellas Artes de Bogotà, Teatro Pablo
Tobon Uribe of Medellin, Teatro El Circulo of Rosario, Centre of Leonardo Da
Vinci of Bogotà, Teatro Bolivar of
Quito, Operà de Rouen, Bunka Kaikan
theatre of Tokyo, Sejong Centre of Seoul.
Maria Ràtkova was born in Saint-Petersburg of
Russian Federation in the family of musicians, doctors of medicine and naval
officers. Following the paths of her mother who was a pianist and doctor of
research in ancient musicology, she’s
graduated with the University Degree of Magister in 2005 The National Academy
of Music N.A. Rimsky-Korsakov in her Native St. Petersburg through the faculty
of an operatic singing and acting skills.
Besides Maria Ràtkova attended the Nanyang Academy of
Fine Arts in Singapore, State Academy of Culture in St. Petersburg, State
Conservatoire of Santa Cecilia in Rome,
being specialized in world
literature, piano, singing and chorus direction.