Yulia Senyukova,

Chief Choirmaster, graduated from the Moscow State Conservatory in 2001 with a degree in choral conducting. In 1999–2001, she was a choirmaster of Tevlin’s Chamber Choir and, simultaneously, she worked for the Young Actor Musical Theatre of Moscow. In 2001–2003, she acted as a choirmaster of the Natalia Sats Musical Theatre for Children.

Yulia Senyukova joined the Novaya Opera in October 2003. She has led the choir in preparing Verdi’s Quattro Pezzi Sacri, a concert of Theodorakis’s compositions, Orff’s Carmina Burana, Fauré’s Requiem, Britten’s War Requiem, Puccini’s mass Gloria, Jenkins’s Adiemus, Prokofiev’s cantata Alexander Nevsky, Shostakovich’s Stepan Razin's Execution, Bach’s St. Matthew Passion, Bernstein's Chichester Psalms, Stravinsky's Symphony of Psalms, Webber's Requiem, Penderecki’s St. Luke Passion (the Russian premiere)and operas in concert: Mussorgsky’s Khovanshchina, Verdi’s Aida, Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas, Dvorak’s The Mermaid, Puccini’s Il Tabarro, and Ibert’s Persee et Andromede. Yulia Senyukova is a choirmaster in the following productions: Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro, Rossini’s Il barbiere di Siviglia and Cenerentola, Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore, Verdi’s Nabucco, Wagner’s Lohengrin and Tristan und Isolde, Strauss’s Capriccio, Gounod’s Romeo et Juliette and Faust, Ravel’s L’enfant et les sortileges, Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker. An Opera, Nyman and Purcell's Dido, Prokofiev’s Maddalena and Shostakovich’s The Gamblers, Weinberg’s The Passenger, Martynov's The School for Wives. Yulia trains young choral artists to be able to perform in current productions.

 

Yulia Senyukova devotes much of her time to the Chamber Choir of the Novaya Opera. In this “choral laboratory” Yulia Senyukova and her colleagues, director Aleksey Veiro and designer Etel Ioshpa, have staged experimental choral productions: The Ebony (based on spirituals), The Ivory (based on Renaissance secular music) and Shatkovskaya-Eisenberg's choral opera The Red (Dreams of the Deceased about Spain), which make a triptych studying people who are different.

 

Since 2017 Yulia has been the Novaya Opera's Chief Choirmaster.

Productions

Puccini's MADAMA BUTTERFLY — Chief Choirmaster
The Intimate Diary (Scenic fantasia) — Choirmaster
Ravel's L’enfant et les sortilèges  — Choirmaster
Mozart's Le nozze di Figaro — Choirmaster
Stravinsky. Babel (Mystery play) — Choirmaster
The Ebony (Chamber Choir Concert) — Choirmaster
The Ivory (Chamber Choir Concert) — Choirmaster
Strauss's Capriccio — Choirmaster
Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor — Choirmaster
Engelbert Humperdinck's The Gingerbread House, or Hänsel und Gretel — Choirmaster
Verdi's Aida — Choirmaster
The Red Tatiana Shatkovskaya-Eisenberg — Choirmaster
Wagner's Tristan und Isolde — Choirmaster
Gounod's Faust — Choirmaster
Shostakovich's The Gamblers  — Choirmaster
O Mozart! Mozart… (Requiem) — Choirmaster
Puccini's La bohème — Choirmaster
Gounod's Romeo et Juliette — Choirmaster
Borodin's Prince Igor — Choirmaster
Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore — Choirmaster
Rossini's La Cenerentola — Choirmaster
A Life for the Tsar Mikhail Glinka — Choirmaster
Carmina Burana Carl Orff — Choirmaster
Michael Nyman and Henry Purcell's DIDO — Choirmaster
Wagner's Lohengrin — Choirmaster
Weinberg's The Passenger — Choirmaster
Martynov's The School for Wives — Stage choirmaster
Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker. An Opera — Stage choirmaster
Rossini's Il barbiere di Siviglia — Stage choirmaster
Flotow's Marta, oder der Markt zu Richmond (in concert) – Choirmaster
Schnittke's Concerto for Choir to Verses by Gregory of Narek (A Chamber choir performance) – Conductor, Choirmaster
Purcell's The Tempest, or The Enchanted Island (A Chamber Choir performance) – Conductor, Choirmaster
Bach's Messe in H-moll – Choirmaster
Saint-Saëns' Samson and Delilah (in concert) – Choirmaster

Discography

23
October
Tuesday 19:00
Giacomo Puccini
premiere
Chief Choirmaster
26
October
Friday 19:00
Charles Gounod
Choirmaster
30
October
Tuesday 19:00
Concert of the Novaya Opera Choir in two parts
Conductor and choirmaster
31
October
Wednesday 19:00
Gioachino Rossini
Stage choirmaster
2
November
Friday 19:00
Gaetano Donizetti
premiere
Choirmaster
4
November
Sunday 18:00
Giuseppe Verdi
Choirmaster
8
November
Thursday 19:00
Chamber Choir Concert
Choirmaster
9
November
Friday 19:00
Gioachino Rossini
Choirmaster
10
November
Saturday 16:00
Engelbert Humperdinck
Choirmaster
15
November
Thursday 19:00
Carl Orff
Choirmaster
23
November
Friday 19:00
Gioachino Rossini
Stage choirmaster
Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception
23
November
Friday 20:30
Choirmaster
25
November
Sunday 19:00
Alexander Borodin
Choirmaster
29
November
Thursday 19:00
Giacomo Puccini
Choirmaster
8
December
Saturday 16:00
Engelbert Humperdinck
Choirmaster
12
December
Wednesday 19:00
Charles Gounod
Choirmaster
19
December
Wednesday 19:00
Requiem in two parts
Choirmaster
21
December
Friday 19:00
Gaetano Donizetti
Choirmaster
23
December
Sunday 19:00
Giacomo Puccini
premiere
Chief Choirmaster
25
December
Tuesday 19:00
Gioachino Rossini
Stage choirmaster
27
December
Thursday 19:00
Alexander Borodin
Choirmaster
15
January’19
Tuesday 19:00
Mikhail Glinka
premiere
Choirmaster
18
January’19
Friday 19:00
Charles Gounod
Choirmaster
26
January’19
Saturday 19:00
Mieczyslaw Weinberg
In memory of Joseph Kobzon (1937–2018)
Choirmaster
27
January’19
Sunday 19:00
Mieczyslaw Weinberg
Choirmaster
30
January’19
Wednesday 19:00
Giacomo Puccini
premiere
Chief Choirmaster
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