HomeNewsNews for September 2013The soloist of the Odessa Opera Yulia Tereshchuk has obtained the First Prize in the Maria Biesu Singing Competition

16 Sep

The soloist of the Odessa Opera Yulia Tereshchuk has obtained the First Prize in the Maria Biesu Singing Competition

The soloist of the Odessa National Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre Yulia Tereshchuk (soprano) has obtained the First Prize in the 21st International Festival Competition Vă invită Maria Bieşu that was over on September 15 in Chisinau.

The singer has shared her award with Pavel Petrov, a tenor from Belarus.

“Contestants come to Chisinau not just to take an award or prize but to meet great masters of stage and share their expertise to commemorate Maria Biesu“, says Julia Tereshchuk for Ukrinform agency.

Anna Dimitriu and Ion Timofti from Moldova have been awarded the Second and Third Prizes correspondently.

Urie Lyanke, Prime-Minister of Moldova, took part in the awarding ceremony.

There have been 36 participants from Moldova, Ukraine, Armenia, Russia, Italy, Germany, Austria and the USA in this year’s Maria Biesu International Festival.

We would like to remind you that Yulia Tereshchuk took Second Prize in Maria Biesu Competition in 2012 sharing the award with Alexey Lavrov from Russia and Yuri Maimesku from Moldova.
Biographical reference.

Yulia Tereshchuk is a graduate of Nezhdanova Odessa State (now National) Music Academy, chair of solo singing, Galina Polivanova’s class. Before she finished Vadislav Zaremba Khmelnitsky Music College specializing in choir conducting.

The singer has been working at the Odessa Opera since 2008.

Yulia Tereschuk as Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni by W. A. Mozart

Ms. Tereshchuk performs the parts of Tatiana in Eugene Onegine by P. Tchaikovsky, Mimi in La boheme, Cio-Cio-san in the Madam Butterfly by G. Puccini, Marfa in the Tsar’s Bride by N. Rimsky-Korsakov, the Priestess in Aida by G. Verdi, Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni by W. A. Mozart, the Snow White in the opera fairy-tale The Snow White and seven dwarfs by E. Kolmanovsky and the Queen of Monkeys in the opera-fairy-tale The Emerald City (The Wizard of Oz) with the music of the 18th – 20th century composers.