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Kate Robson

Kate Robson

Assistant Artist Manager
Imogen Aley

Imogen Aley

Artist Administrator


Worldwide general management with Askonas Holt

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About Kristina

Kristina Mkhitaryan is a graduate of the Galina Vishnevskaya Theatre Studio, Moscow. She has won first prize at the Queen Sonja International Competition in Oslo (2013), third prize at the Neue Stimmen Competition (2013) and the Viotti Competition in Vercelli (2014). Kristina won 2nd Prize at the 2017 Operalia Competition.

Career highlights include La traviata at the Royal Opera House, a role which she now sings to acclaim in major opera houses worldwide, Gilda in Rigoletto with Opera Australia and Hamburgische Staatsoper, as well as the title role in Alcina at Opéra National de Lorraine, and Armida in Rinaldo under the baton of Maxim Emelyanychev at the Glyndebourne Festival. She has also sung at the Grand Théâtre de Genève as Leila in Les pêcheurs de perles, the Wiener Staatsoper in productions including La Traviata, L'elisir d'amore and Turandot and the Metropolitan Opera in their productions of Gianni Schicchi and La bohème (Musetta).

Kristina's ongoing success has recently seen her make two major role debuts - one in Dutch National Opera's acclaimed production of Donizetti's Maria Stuarda, and then Tatiana in Eugene Onegin at Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona.

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Season Highlights

Sep 2024 - Oct 2024
Royal Opera House, London
Eugene Onegin (role of Tatyana) Henrik Nánási (Conductor) Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Nov 2024 - Nov 2024
Weiner Staatsoper, Austria
Manon (role of Manon Lescaut)
Jan 2025 - Feb 2025
Teatro Real Madrid
Eugene Onegin (role of Tatiana) Gustavo Gimeno (Conductor) Christof Loy (Director) Chorus and Orchestra of the Teatro Real

Selected Repertoire

BelliniI Capuleti e i Montecchi (Giulietta)   •   I Puritani (Elvira)   •   La Sonnambula (Amina)   •   
BizetCarmen (Michaëla)
CavalliIl giasone (Isifile)   •   Eliogabalo
DonizettiL'elisir d'Amore (Adina)   •   Don Pasquale (Norina)   •   Lucia di Lammermoor   •   Maria Stuarda
GlinkaRuslan y Lyudmila
GluckOrfeo ed Euridice (Euridice)
GounodRoméo et Juliette
HandelAlcina   •   Rodelinda   •   Giulio Cesare (Cleopatra)   •   Ariodante (Ginevra)   •   Trionfo del Tempo e della Verita' (Bellezza)
MonteverdiL'incoronazione di Poppea (Poppea)
MozartLe nozze di Figaro (Contessa)   •   Don Giovanni (Donna Anna)
OffenbachTales of Hoffmann (Antonia)
PucciniLa Boheme (Musetta, Mimi *in preparation)
RavelL'enfants et les sortilèges (Une pastourelle, La chouette, La chauve-souris)
Rimsky-KorsakovSnowmaiden   •   The Tsar's Bride
StraussDer Rosenkavalier (Sophie)
VerdiIl Corsaro (Medora)   •   I masnadieri *in preparation   •   La traviata (Violetta)   •   Luisa Miller *in preparation   •   Otello (Desdemona) *in preparation   •   Rigoletto (Gilda)   •   Simon Boccanegra (Amelia) *in preparation



  • Song Series (Rachmaninov)

    Wigmore Hall
    Jan 2024
    • Mkhitaryan’s voice is gorgeously rich and creamy throughout her range from the throbbing chest notes in Ippolitov-Ivanov’s ‘Do not leave me without saying farewell’ to the floated notes above the stave (Rachmaninov’s ‘They answered’ and ‘Here it’s so fine’).