Nona Krastnikova

Nona Krastnikova

Soprano

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«...Nona Krastnikova knows how to "home" the volume of her voice and looks through diversity nuances of dynamics and timbres in unity with the piano; she has worked diligently on articulation to recreate the exact meaning of the pieces...»
Culture - № 42 (2834), 04 .12. 2015 (2017)
2017Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroContessa d'Almaviva
2017Puccini: La BohèmeMimì
2017Verdi: Il TrovatoreLeonora
2017Mozart: Die ZauberflöteErste Dame (first Lady)
2016Mozart: Cosi fan tutteFiordiligi
2016Puccini: Madama ButterflyCio-Cio-San (Madama Butterfly)
2016Bizet: CarmenMicaëla
2015Mozart: Don GiovanniDonna Elvira
2015Verdi: Un ballo in mascheraAmelia
2014Puccini: ToscaFloria Tosca
2010Verdi: La Forza del DestinoLeonora
2010Puccini: Suor AngelicaAngelica

Bio

Nona Krastnikova is a soloist in State opera of Bourgas and assistant of Prof. Mila
Dyulgerova at the National academy of music in Sofia. During her study at the
same singing class she participated in singing masterclasses of Kammersängerin
Anna Tomowa-Sintow (2011, 2014, 2015), Rayna Kabaivanska (2009), Kiri Te Kanawa
(2008), German Lied masterclass with Prof. Hartmut Höll (Hochschule für Musik Karlsruhe, Germany) a.o. 
Among her prizes the most remarkable are the Third Prize of “Mirabent I Magrans”
International Competition ( 2014, Sitges, Barcelona); Third Prize by “Boris
Christoff” International Competition for Young Opera Singers (2014, Sofia,
Bulgaria); Grand Prix at “Korornata na Turnovo” National Competition (2011),
Third Prize- Concorso Internazionale “Elsa Respighi” Verona, Italy (2015). She has won scholarships from: Solti Foundation-UK, Raina Kabaivanska- Italy, Bulgarian National Radio- Bulgaria and KUG-  Graz, Austria. In her repertoire are J.SBach- Kaffe- Kantate, W. A. Mozart:Le nozze di Figaro-La Contessa, Don Giovanni- Donna Elvira, Cosi fan tutte-Fiordilidgi, C Moll Waisenhausmesse, G.
Rossini- Stabat Mater, Petite messe solennelle, G. Verdi- La forza del destino-
Leonora, Un ballo in maschera- Amelia, G. Puccini- La Boheme- Mimi, Tosca, Sour
Angelica, Madama Butterfly- Cio Cio San, G. Bizet- Carmen- Michaela, R. Wagner-
Mathilde Wesendonck Lieder, Alban Berg- Drei Bruchstücke aus der Oper
"Wozzeck"- Marie.
She is a part of DUO COLLAGE with Mariya
Ruseva (piano). More than five years they work and perform all over Bulgaria and  Italy  their repertoire, consisting mosly of complete
art song cycles, for example Bendjamin Britten's "Cabaret songs; Arnold
Schönberg's "Brettl - Lieder"; Robert Schumann's "5 Gedichte der
Königin Maria Stuard", Johannes Brahms' "Vier ernste Gesänge";
Richard Wagner's "Wesendonk-lieder" a.o. Beside this cycles and
numerous other art songs from different composers, countries and stylistic,
they also perform chamber operas like "The telephone" by Giancarlo
Menotti and “La voix humaine” by Francis Poulenc.
In 2015 DUO COLLAGE wins the Third prize at the First international competition
for Lied-Duos «Elsa Resphigi» in Verona. In the same year the DUO initiates and
realized in collaboration with other Bulgarian chamber ensembles the First
Sofia Chamber Music Festival «Agitato'» that runs successfully in Bulgarian
capital for a third year.
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro Contessa d'Almaviva Immediately State Opera Burgas 2017
Puccini: La Bohème Mimì Immediately State Opera Bourgas 2017
Verdi: Il Trovatore Leonora 1 week 2017
Mozart: Die Zauberflöte Erste Dame (first Lady) 1 week 2017
Mozart: Cosi fan tutte Fiordiligi Immediately State Opera Stara Zagora 2016

Awards

International Competition for young opera singers “Boris Christoff” Third Pirize
2017
International Competition “ Mirabent I Magrans” - Sitges, Barcelona, Spain
2017
Concorso Internazionale “Elsa Respighi” Verona
2017
Grand prix -National Competition “Korornata na Turnovo”, BG
2017
Scholarship- Solti Foundation- UK
2017
Scholarship-Raina Kabaivanska- Italy
2017
Scholarship KUG- Graz, Austria
2017