Yulia Sokolik

Yulia Sokolik


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2018Verdi: RigolettoMaddalena
2018Rossini: La CenerentolaAngelina
2017Hasse: SiroeMedarse
2017Bizet: CarmenMercédès
2017Wagner: Die WalküreSiegrune
2015Humperdinck: Hänsel und GretelHänsel
2015Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroCherubino
2015Handel: SerseSerse
2015Handel: AgrippinaNarciso
2015Puccini: Manon LescautUn musico
2014Verdi: FalstaffMeg Page
2014Rossini: Il turco in ItaliaZaida
2014Martinů: MirandolinaDejanira
2014Handel: Hercules, HWV 60Dejanira
2014Bizet: CarmenMercédès
2013Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov (Revised Version)Fyodor/feodor
2013Dvořák: RusalkaCookie
2013Henze: Elegy for Young LoversCarolina
2012Verdi: RigolettoPaggio
2012Humperdinck: Hänsel und GretelSandmännchen (the Sandman)
2012Handel: AlcinaBradamante
2012Mozart: Cosi fan tutteDorabella
2010Gluck: Orfeo ed EuridiceOrfeo


Yulia Sokolik, Mezzo-soprano.
Yulia was born in Moscow and studied Vocal Arts at the Gnessin Institute in Moscow and at the Hanover University of Music, Drama and Media (HMTMH). She received awards in the various competitions and was as well awarded with the first prize at the All-Russia Competition „The Young Talents of Russia“. She also received scholarships from the Yuri Rozum Foundation and from the Walter and Charlotte Hamel Foundation. 

She was to be seen among others as Bradamante (Alcina) in the Osnabrueck Theatre. Starting with the 2012/13 season, she was a member of the Opera Studio of the Bavarian State Opera, she worked among others with such conductors as Kirill Petrenko, Marco Armiliato, Kent Nagano, Tomas Hanus, Maurizio Benini und Carlo Montanaro. The singer graduated from the mastership courses with Ioan Holender, Edith Wiens, Brigitte Fassbaender, Margreet Honig, Rudolf Piernay and Joan Norris. 

Her roles at the Bavarian State Opera: Mercedes (Carmen), Ortensia (Mirandolina), Kitchen boy (Rusalka), Zaida (Il turco in Italia), Paggio (Rigoletto), Fyodor (Boris Godunov), Carolina (Elegy for Young Lovers) and Cat/Squirrel (L'Enfant et les sortileges).

Starting with the 2014/15 season, Yulia Sokolik became a permanent member of the ensemble of the State Theatre in Oldenburg, where she is also to be seen as Mag Page (Falstaff), Dejanira / Laikas (Hercules),Cherubino (le Nozze di Figaro), Xerxes (Xerxes) and Hansel (Hansel and Gretel).

On the August 2015 she was a finalist at the 6th International Singing Competition for Baroque Opera Pietro Antonio Cesti in Innsbruck. In 2016 Yulia was selected and will take part in the Mozart Residency of the Festival d'Aixen-Provence and she will sing the role of Emilia in Cesti's Le nozze in sogno in Summer Festival of Early Musik in Innsbruck.

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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Verdi: Rigoletto Maddalena Immediately Oldenburgisches Staatstheater und Oldenburgisches Staatsorchester 2018
Rossini: La Cenerentola Angelina Immediately Oldenburgisches Staatstheater und Oldenburgisches Staatsorchester 2018
Hasse: Siroe Medarse Immediately Oldenburgisches Staatstheater und Oldenburgisches Staatsorchester 2017
Bizet: Carmen Mercédès Oldenburgisches Staatstheater und Oldenburgisches Staatsorchester 2017
Wagner: Die Walküre Siegrune Oldenburgisches Staatstheater und Oldenburgisches Staatsorchester 2017