Maria Ostroukhova


Russian mezzo-soprano Maria Ostroukhova began her international career after winning the Michael Oliver Prize at the London Handel Competition in 2015.  Her recent engagements include Falliero BIANCA E FALLIERO at Oper Frankfurt and Tiroler Festspiele Erl, Dalila (cover) SAMSON ET DALILA at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Tisbe LA CENERENTOLA with the Grange Festival (UK), Isabella L’ITALIANA IN ALGERI at the Opera de Tenerife, Teatro Comunale di Bologna and the Centre Lyrique Clermont-Auvergne, Ottavia  L’INCORONAZIONE DI POPPEA at the Longborough Festival and Alcina ORLANDO FURIOSO and Aristea in Vivaldi’s L’OLIMPIADE conducted by Federico Maria Sardelli. 

Recent concert appearances include Berlioz Les Nuits d’Ete at the Festival de Múver (Spain) and Les Noces with the London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Vasily Petrenko. Current and upcoming engagements include Bradamante (cover) ALCINA at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden and Magd in Zemlinsky’s DER ZWERG at Ópera de Tenerife.

Other roles include Arsace ORMISDA with the London Handel Festival, Bradamante ALCINA for the Lammermuir Festival and Ryedale Festival Opera, Rosmilda in Handel’s pasticcio ELPIDIA at St. Georges Hanover Square, Albino in Johann Hasse’s I PELLEGRINI AL SEPOLCHRO DI NOSTRO SIGNORE, in Moscow’s Tchaikovsky Philharmonic Hall, Emirena in Pergolesi’s ADRIANO IN SIRIA at Cadogan Hall, Mozart Requiem at St. Martin in the Fields, Dardano AMADIGI at the London Handel Festival, Alcina ORLANDO FURIOSO and Argene L’OLIMPIADE with the Moscow Chamber Orchestra conducted by Federico Maria Sardelli. Ms Ostroukhova has been an Alvarez Young Artist at Garsington Festival opera, where she covered the role of Ino SEMELE.  Her professional recordings include “A lullaby for Princess Charlotte” by Dr Olga Thomas produced by the Royal Marines’ Bandmaster and Cruise Bereavement Care as a private gift for Her Majesty the Queen.

Born into a family of Muscovite musicians, Maria started her professional musical education at the age of six. Her formal education include degrees from the Moscow Gnessins’ College of Music as a pianist and accompanist with Anna Arzamanova, graduated magna cum laude, the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatoire as a pianist, harpsichordist, historical piano and basso continuo and recently graduated from the Royal College of Music, London, with a Master of Vocal Performance and a Graduate Diploma in Vocal Performance, both with distinction.

Maria Ostroukhova

General management

Robert Gilder
Managing Director