Bayreuth Baroque Opera Festival
Dilyara Idrisova

„Fein ziselierter Sopran“ – Süddeutsche Zeitung

“Dilyara Idrisova est simplement remarquable” – OperaPhile

Born on February 1st, 1989 in Ufa, Russia, Ms. Idrisova studied at the Moscow State Conservatory and graduated with distinction in summer 2014. Previously, she studied since childhood in her native town and graduated from its Academy of Arts, Ufa, class of Milyausha Murtazina (an Honored Artist of Russia, 2012, Ufa, Russia). During her studies, she participated in masterclasses with Deborah York (United Kingdom), Max Emanuel Cencic (Austria), Ildar Abdrazakov (Russia), and Julia Lezhneva (Russia).

As of 2014, Dilyara Idrisova has been a member of the ensemble of the Bashkir State theatre of Opera and ballet (Ufa, Russia).

Engagements in 2014/2015 season include: debut in Handel’s Alessandro production (produced by Decca/Parnassus Arts Productions), singing the role of Lisaura opposite Julia Lezhneva, Max Emanuel Cencic, and Xavier Sabata under George Petrou conducting Armonia Atenea. Performances took place in Moscow Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, Brussels’ Palais de Bozar and at the Handel Festspiele in Bad Lauchstaedt.  In summer 2015, Dilyara Idrisova participated in her first professional recording – Pergolesi’s Adriano in Syria (as Sabina) opposite Franco Fagioli. The CD is due to be released in November 2016 by Decca.

The season 2015/2016 saw the artist debuting at world-premiere production of J.A. Hasse’s Siroe (as Arasse). Ms. Idrisova performed in Krakow, Moscow and in Amsterdam’s Concertgebouw. The cast included Julia Lezhneva, Max Emanuel Cencic and Juan Sancho. In December 2015, she performed Pergolesi’s Adriano in Syria (as Sabina) at Opera Royal de Versailles. In March 2016, she performed Soprano solo in both of J.S. Bach’s Passions at the Gasteig Philharmonie in March 2016, while in summer 2016 the artist made her second recording for Decca and her first recording alongside Max Cencic and Julia Lezhneva – a complete version of Porpora’s Germanico in Germania (as Rosmonda).

The current season 2016/2017 sees the artist making debuts in Lausanne, Wiesbaden and Vienna performing Hasse’s Siroe, Porpora’s Germanico and Pergolesi’s Adriano in Syria as well as the release of both CDs through Decca.

In September 2016, Dilyara Idrisova won the 2nd Grand Prix and the Prix du Public at the ’51 Concours international de chant de Toulouse’.

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