Maria Koroleva

Russian soprano Maria Koroleva received her Bachelor of Music degree in performance and vocal pedagogy with Honours from the Moscow University for the Humanities in 2018, and was awarded Distinction for her Master of Music degree in vocal performance from the Royal College of Music (London), where she was supported by the Sussex Scholar award. Maria has performed operatic, chamber and oratorio repertoire in numerous concert halls throughout the world. She is a laureate of multiple international singing competitions and has participated in vocal masterclasses with renowned opera singers. Maria made her operatic debut in the title role of Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Snow Maiden at the MosGU Opera Studio in 2018 and has covered the roles of Gretel in Humperdinck’s Hansel and Gretel (MosGU Opera Studio) and the First Trio Member in Bernstein’s Trouble in Tahiti (RCM Opera Studio). Maria is currently studying at the Dutch National Opera Academy as the Holland Scholarship recipient.

DNOA roles 2021/22 include Graun Cleopatra e Cesare (Cornelia), Argento Postcard from Morocco (A Lady with a Hand Mirror) and Die Zauberflöte (Pamina).

Furthermore, she will make her debut with the Nederlandse Reisopera in a pocket version of Puccini’s La bohème (Musetta).