Alyona Abramova

British based Russian mezzo soprano, Alyona Abramova, trained at Moscow’s Maimonides State Classical Academy and the Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Centre. As a member of the Opernstudio of the Bayerische Staatsoper she sang in many productions including Jenufa under Tomáš Hanus, Elektra under Simone Young, Rusalka under Andris Nelsons, Suor Angelica under Kirill Petrenko, La Traviata under Asher Fisch and Lucia di Lammermoor under Antonion Fogliani.

Her professional career was launched in the 2018/19 season and included her return to Bayerische Staatsoper in guest performances as Mercédès Carmen under Dan Ettinger and Olga Eugene Onegin under Joana Mallwitz. She also sang Third Nymph Rusalka for Glyndebourne Festival Opera under Robin Ticciati.

Since then roles have included Maddalena Rigoletto (Opera North/Walker), Mercédès (Berlin Staatsoper unter den Linden/Barbenboim), Third Nymph (Teatro Royal/Bolton, Bayerisches Staatsoper/Gaffigan, Les Arts, Valencia/Meister). She also performed Rachmaninov’s Anna Karenina with the ballet of Bayerische Staatsoper.

On the concert platform, Alyona Abramova has sung Verdi Requiem (Royal Northern Sinfonia/Dinis Sousa), Mozart Requiem (Opêra et Orchestre National de Montpellier, Kyoto Symphony Orchestra) and a concert performance of Rusalka with the Deutches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin/Ticciati).

Plans include Rusalka (Barcelona)


Rigoletto (Opera North)
Oberon (Bayerische Staatsoper)

Artist Videos

Olga's Aria (Eugene Onegin)
Stella del marinar! (La Gioconda)
Give him this orchid...(The Rape of Lucretia)

Opera Repertoire

Bizet Carmen Carmen/Mercédès
Britten The Rape of Lucretia Lucretia
Dvorak Rusalka Foreign Princess/Third Nymph
Humperdinck Hansel and Gretel Hansel
Mussorgsky Boris Godunov Innkeeper/Marina Miniszech
Mussorgsky Khovanshchina Marfa
Prokofiev War and Peace Hélène Bezukhova
Puccini Madama Butterfly Suzuki
Rimsky-Korsakov The Tsar's Bride Lyubasha
Strauss, Richard Salome Page
Tchaikovsky Eugene Onegin Olga
Tchaikovsky The Queen of Spades Pauline
Verdi Rigoletto Maddalena
Verdi La Traviata Flora