Between 2016 and 2018 Russian mezzo-soprano Evgenia Asanova attended the Young Artists Opera Programme at Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre, where she made her debut as Fyodor (Boris Godunov), later appearing as Delia (Il viaggio a Reims) and as Stepanida Matuta in Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Maid of Pskov. She also appeared as Olga (Eugene Onegin) during the Bolshoi’s visit to the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence and the Savonlinna Opera Festival in 2017.
In 2019/20 and 2020/21 Evgenia Asanova’s roles at the Hanover State Opera included Bradamante (Alcina), Hänsel (Hänsel und Gretel) and Carmen. Recent guest engagements have also taken her to the Opéra de Rouen Normandie for Olga and to the Seoul Arts Center for Carmen. She sang Garcias in concert performances of Massenet’s Don Quichotte under Tugan Sokhiev with the Orchestre National du Capitole de Toulouse in Toulouse and at the Vienna Musikverein. In 2021 she took part in the Cardiff Singer of the World Competition. From the start of the 2021/22 season Evgenia Asanova will be joining the ensemble of the Bern Concert Theatre.