Ekaterina Chayka-Rubinstein is a member of Berlin’s Staatsoper Unter den Linden‘s International Opera Studio from the 2022/23 season, where her repertoire includes Dvořák’s Rusalka, Janáček’s Jenufa and Věc Makropulos, Mozart’s Idomeneo, Second Lady in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte and Inez in Verdi’s Il trovatore. In 2023, the mezzo-soprano made her debut as Polina in Tchaikovsky’s Pikowaja dama at Theater Bremen.
In July 2022, Ekaterina Chayka-Rubinstein made her debut at Bregenzer Festspiele. Born in Ukraine, the mezzo-soprano made her debut at Staatsoper Hannover in ter Schiphorst’s Die Gänsemagd in 2021 and returned for Britten’s A Misummer Night’s Dream in 2022. She performed in several productions at Hanover’s Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien – amongst them Ino in Handel’s Semele in 2018 under the baton of Howard Arman and Cherubino in Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro in 2022.
In 2022, Ekaterina Chayka-Rubinstein was a guest at the Ravinia Festival in Chicago and made her debut with Berliner Philharmoniker under the baton of Kirill Petrenko in January 2023. She has performed with orchestras including Berliner Philharmoniker, Konzerthausorchester Berlin, Niedersächsisches Staatsorchester Hannover as well as Symphonieorchester Vorarlberg, and has sung under the baton of conductors including Howard Arman, Jonathan Brandini, Axel Kober, Kirill Petrenko, Simon Rattle, Julien Salemkour, Giedrė Šlekytė, and Stephan Zilias.
Since 2019, Ekaterina Chayka-Rubinstein and pianist Maria Yulin have performed as a Lied-Duo, winning awards at the Concours international chant-piano Nadia et Lili Boulanger in Paris in 2019, at the 12th International Art Song Competition in Stuttgart in 2020 and the Association Friends Prize of the 54th International Vocal Competition LiedDuo ‘s-Hertogenbosch. Ekaterina Chayka-Rubinstein holds a scholarship of Lied Academy International Music Festival Heidelberger Frühling. In 2021, Ekaterina Chayka-Rubinstein gave the premiere of new Liederwerkstatt compositions at Kissinger Sommer International Music Festival, accompanied by pianist Jan-Phillip Schulze. In 2024, she will give a recital at Staatsoper Unter den Linden, together with some colleagues.
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