Being a schoolgirl, Lyubov Medvedeva became a diploma winner of the International contest of young vocalists of Elena Obraztsova in 2014. Now she is a student of the third course on the faculty of the musical theatre in GITIS (Russian University of Theatre Arts).
Diana Safina is a professional singer; she graduated from Ufa State Academy of Arts named after Zagir Ismagilov. In 2012 she started her professional carrier in the cultural and sports center in her native Noviy Urengoy. In parallel she participated in international contests “Paris Stars” in France, “The Union of talents of Russia” in Sochi, “Admiralty star” and others, where the jury highly evaluated her talent, as the representational office of Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Okrug in Saint Petersburg informs.
Performances of the participants in the first and second tours will take place from the 11th to the 16th of September in the Small Philharmonic Hall. In the first tour the contestants from Yamal will sing arias from operas by Donizetti “The Daughter of the Regiment” and by Rimsky-Korsakov “The Snow Maiden”. It is possible to support the participants from Yamal and to follow the course of the competition on the Internet and also in the Small Philharmonic Hall.
The final third tour will take place on the 17th of September in the Big Philharmonic Hall. The program will include opera arias in accompaniment of the orchestra under the direction of the conductor of the Mariinsky Theatre Mikhail Sinkevich. The ceremony of closing of the contest and awarding of laureates will take place in the conclusion.