Video: Anna Shafajinskaia as Turandot

Anna Shafajinskaia sings "In Questa Reggia".
Many say that she will become the Turandot of this century!

She was born in Odesa, Ukraine, into a family with a tradition of acting, music and art. After graduating from the Gnesin Institute of Music in Moscow she performed in various operas and operettas, as well as gaining popularity as a pop singer.She then settled in Canada and appeared in various opera houses there.

In 1995 she won the Pavarotti International Voice Competition. A year later she was chosen by Pavarotti to sing Tosca opposite him.

She scored a notable triumph on the Durban concert platform in 1999, replacing American soprano Jessye Norman.

Shafajinskaia made her U.S. debut as Turandot, in 2001.


Cinestef said...


Gloriana said...

Sokaristika kali!