Mirouslava Yordanova

Mirouslava Yordanova


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«"....vocally alluring....even lustrous tone.."»
F (2016)
2017Verdi: AidaAmneris
2017Cilea: Adriana LecouvreurPrincesse de Bouillon
2017Verdi: RigolettoMaddalena
2017Puccini: Madama ButterflySuzuki
2017Bizet: CarmenCarmen
2015Bellini: NormaAdalgisa
2000Rossini: Il Barbiere di SivigliaRosina
2000Rossini: La donna del lagoMalcom
2000Donizetti: Lucrezia BorgiaMaffio Orsini
2000Verdi: Don CarloLa princesse Eboli
2000Rossini: Petite Messe SolennelleMezzosoprano
2000Verdi: Luisa MillerFederica
2000Verdi: Il TrovatoreAzucena


Mirouslava was born in Sofia, Bulgaria and now lives in Great Britain.  After graduating with honours at the High
School of Music and the State Academy she was immediately engaged as a
principal singer at the Sofia National Opera, where her operatic roles included
Rosina, Idamante, the Female Neighbour (Stravinsky’s Mavra), Mutter (Hänsel und
Gretel) and Maddalena (Rigoletto).
She was a prize-winner in several major competitions in Bulgaria (including the “Boris Christoff” competition for young
opera singers), and also at the Riccardo Zandonai competition in Italy. Ms. Yordanova was the Bulgarian representative
in the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition in 2001.
In Italy she studied at the Accademia Lirica “Katia Ricciarelli” in Parma with
Lella Cuberli, and subsequently with Bianca Maria Casoni in Milan and Viorica Cortez in Paris.
Ms. Yordanova has performed the roles of Rosina (Il barbiere di Siviglia) at the Festival Lirico della Toscana in Florence, and
the same role at the Musica Riva Festival alongside Leo Nucci.  She sang
Angelina in Rossini’s La Cenerentola both in Turin and at the Musica Riva Festival,  and the role of Il musico in Donizetti’s Le convenienze ed inconvenienze teatrali at the Dordrecht Belcanto Festival in Holland. 
For Monte Carlo Opera Ms.Yordanova has performed Fyodor (Boris Godunov).  She sang Emilia (Otello) with José Cura in
the Tenerife Opera Festival, directed by Giancarlo Del Monaco, and more recently Adalgisa (Norma) at the
Timisoara Opera in Romania. Ms.Yordanova made her debut as Maffio Orsini (Lucrezia Borgia) at the Buxton Festival
in England, in the award-winning production by Stephen Medcalf. 
Other engagements include Dryade (Ariadne auf Naxos) with the Gulbenkian Orchestra in Lisbon, conducted by Lawrence Foster. She returned twice to the Buxton Festival,
in 2010 as Federica in Luisa Miller, also singing a solo recital marking the 100

anniversary of the death of Pauline Viardot,  and in 2011 performing the role of Armando di
Gondi in Donizetti’s Maria di Rohan.  Also in 2011 the Metropolitan Opera in New York invited her
to cover the role of Giovanna Seymour in Donizetti’s Anna Bolena.
Mirouslava’s recent concert performances have
included Pergolesi’s Stabat Matert,
Rossini’s Petite Messe Solennelle,
Haydn’s Stabat Mater , Liszt’s Via Crucis and Verdi’s Requiem as well as recitals in Belgium,
Bulgaria and Italy.
Recently Mirouslava Yordanova expanded her
repertoire with  new roles.  For the Romanian National Opera she performed Principessa in Adriana Lecouvreur, in Timisoara and in
Cluj and at the Gut Immling Festspiele in Bavaria she sang Azucena in Il Trovatore, to acclaim from press and
public.  Recent engagements include
Malcolm in Rossini’s La donna del lago
(cover) in the new production at ROH Covent Garden, and the Verdi Requiem at the Llangollen International
Festival in Wales.  In April 2015 Mirouslava  made her debut as Amneris (Aida) in Timisoara, a role she repeated
in October. She also sang Adalgisa (Norma)
in the new production in the same theatre, and will return for Suzuki (Madama Butterfly) next year.  She performs the title role in Carmen next
March in Bulgaria.   
Her recordings include two CDs featuring rare
cantatas by G.B. Sammartini, issued on the Naxos label. 
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Verdi: Aida Amneris Immediately 2017
Cilea: Adriana Lecouvreur Princesse de Bouillon Immediately 2017
Verdi: Rigoletto Maddalena Immediately 2017
Puccini: Madama Butterfly Suzuki Timisoara Romanian Opera 2017
Bizet: Carmen Carmen State Opera Stara Zagora 2017