Verbier Festival
Victoria Karkacheva
Dritte Dame

Victoria Karkacheva was born in Voljsky, Volgograd region. From 2010 to 2015 she was trained at the Victor Popov Moscow Academy of Choral Art where she took part in concert engagements of the chorus and tours in Europe, as a soloist as well. From 2015 to 2017 she was the artist of The Galina Vischnevskaya Opera Centre, where she performed the roles of Olga in Eugene Onegin and Laura in Iolanta by Tchaikovsky, Lubasha in The Tsar`s Bride by Rimsky-Korsakov, Maddalena in Rigoletto by Verdi, Shinkarka in Boris Godunov by Musorgsky. In 2017, she made her debut in The Bolshoi Theatre as Aglaya in The Idiot by Wainberg conducted by Michal Klausa.

Since September 2017, she has been an artist of The Young Artist Program of The Bolshoi Theatre. She continued her vocal studies with Dmitry Vdovin and other prominent coaches, both Russian and international such as Makvala Kasrashvili, Giacomo Sagripanti, Michelle Wegwart, Alessandro Amoretti, Mark Lawson, Michelle Wegwart, John Norris and Paul Curran. She went to short time trainings to Washington Domingo Carfritz Young Artist Program in March 2018 and to Osimo in Italy in July 2018.

Victoria has performed numerous chamber concerts in the Beethoven hall of the Bolshoi Theatre singing arias and art songs in Russian, French, German and Italian languages under the coaching of such outstanding musicians as Semjon Skigin, Ivari Ilija, Ljuba Orfenova, Giulio Zappa. She took part in the new production of Pique Dame in February 2018 on the main stage of the Bolshoi Theater as a cover for Polina.

Currently she is rehearsing the supporting role of the third nymph in the new production of the Mermaid by Dvorak staged by Timofei Kuliabin in the Bolshoi Theater for the premiere in March 2019.