«Russian opera singer Anastasia Belukova performed the sacred program with a rare success. Her enchanting voice, secure technique and expressive lyricism are unforgettable» – Pierre Chevreau, Dernières Nouvelles d’Alsace
«Anastasia Belukova, the soloist of the «Novaya Opera» Theatre, convinced the audience by authentic perception of lyric coloratura, demonstrating precious talent ‘to talk by music’. Indeed, there was intellectual freshness and immense artistic inspiration» – Igor Koryabin, Belcanto.ru
Anastasia Belukova graduated from the Musical College in Krasnodar, where she studied violin. Due to her love of opera, she would soon study acting and singing at the Russian University of Theatre Arts (GITIS) under eminent instruction of leading conductor Vladimir Ponkin, stage director Dmitriy Bertman and professor Karina Lisitzian. As a student, Anastasia showed such a great promise that she received her Bachelor of Arts Degree with Distinction. She is building up in vocal power participating at masterclasses of Dmitriy Vdovin, Diana Zola, Richard Bado and Svetlana Nesterenko. At present time Anastasia is taking her Master Degree of Vocal Arts at the Popov Academy of Choral Art in Moscow.
Anastasia took a Prize at the New Names Festival in Hanti-Mansiysk City, as well as became a Prize-winner at the Moscow Vocal Competition «Romanciada», one of the most prestigious competitions in Russia. Anastasia was also honored the National Prize at the «Triumph», which is considered one of the most solid domestic Art Awards.
Along with her wide-ranging repertoire in opera, operetta, musicals, oratorio genre, romances and songs, she has various experience in baroque repertoire.
As a student at her final year, Anastasia Belukova received a job offer from the Moscow «Novaya Opera» Theatre to become a soloist. Among many other successful performances, the most crucial were: Rossini’s «Il Barbiere di Siviglia» (the part of Rosina), Donizetti’s «Don Pasquale» (the part of Norina), Ravel’s «L’enfant et les sortilèges» (three parts: the fire, the princess and the nightingale). Those roles received positive critical acclaim for the dramatic, musical and technical aspects. Moreover Anastasia is in high demand as a concert artist, having appeared with the pleiad of musical conductors such as Vladimir Spivakov, Mikhail Pletnev, Alberto Dzedda, Jan Latham-Koenig, Eri Klas, Aleksander Rudin, Felix Korobov and such outstanding directors as Dmitriy Bertman, Elijah Moshinsky, Achim Freyer, Kasper Holten. Other major highlights in Anastasia’s career include Festival International de Colmar, where she appeared with maestro Vladimir Spivakov. She was also invited to Denis Matsuev Festival «Stars at Baikal». Belukova is a constant participant of the Grand Festival of Russian National Orchestra where she performs with the conductors Mikhail Pletnev and Alberto Dzedda. Anastasia was also invited to the Moscow Theatre «Helikon Opera» to deliver a clear reading and good stage presence at productions. Her captivating and crystal clear voice could already be heard on the stages of Moscow Conservatory, the Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow International House of Music, Kremlin Palace, Tchaikovsky Concert Hall. In terms of concert geography, Anastasia Belukova experienced warm welcome not only in many cities all over Russia, but also in such countries as France, Germany, China, Cambodia, Island, Italy, Turkey, Cyprus, Estonia, Byelorussia, Malta and Azerbaijan.
Anastasia Belukova performed in numerous benefit projects: «Three Romes» (Moscow, Istambul, Vatican), «New Names» (Berlin, Germany), «Young singers’ Academy» (Pesaro, Italy), «Christmas Festival» (Moscow, Russia), «Snow Maiden» modern opera project by Denis Khorov, «Knights Chamber» (Moscow, Russia).