Is the soloist of the National Opera and
(Republic of Moldova)
Honored Artist of the Republic of Moldova
National and International Vocalists' Competitions
· First prize recipient at the National A.Stirchea Opera
(Moldova, Chisinau, 1995 ).
· Diploma of Honored
recipient at the H.Darclee International Competition
(Romania, Braila, 1999).
· Scholarship of the Central and Eastern European
was born in Moldavian town Balti where she graduated musical college as a
chorus conductor after leadership of V.Kochkareva.
the Moldavian State Academy of Music by G.Muzichescu as a chorus conductor
after leadership of V.Muntean and E.Enake in 1991.
Her education as
an opera singer she acquired in the Moldavian State Academy of Music by
G.Muzichescu after leadership of V.Slusarevsky and debuted as "Ulrica” in "Un
Ballo di Maschera” by G.Verdi at the National Opera and Ballet Theatre
(Republic of Moldova) in1998.
After she debuted on the stage of the
National Opera and Ballet Theatre (Chisinau) in opera "Un Ballo di Maschera”
Zarui Vardanean performed series of various roles in such famous operas
as "Carmen” ,”Aida” ,”Il Trovatore”, ”Norma”, ”Nabucco”, ”Madama Batterfly”
She performs on
the leading stages of Romania ( Bucharest,”Asucena”)conducted by
I.Florea,(Cluj-Napoca "Carmen”) conducted by A.Saura (Spain), ( Constanta, "Asucena”
”Fenena”) Conducted by G.Stanciu.
Solo concert in
Bucharest 2004 after patronage of famous Romanian baritone D.Ohanesean
and archbishop Z.Baronean brought to Zarui a broad recognition by the
Romanian audience. The following joint Romano-Moldavian project, where she took
part, after leadership of famous Romanian conductor I.Iancu with operas
"Rigoletto” and "Figaro’s wedding” successfully toured about the Netherlands.
a scholarship from Central and Eastern European Muziktheaters association
Austria, Vienna in 2004 and 2005.At the Master-classes organized by this
association in Heiligenkreus (Austria) Zarui met world-famous, prominent
opera singer I.Cotrubas. The collaboration and classes with whom became crucial
for Zarui and helped to advance her art.
Since 2006 Zarui
is collaborating with leading English Opera and Ballet International company
and performs in such operas as "Die Fledermaus”, ”Madama Baterfly”, ”Aida”,
”Carmen” on the leading stages of Britain and Ireland.
performs at the International Festival "Va Invita M.Biesu” here should be
mentioned such performances as:
* "Un Ballo di Maschera” with famous Italian baritone M.Augustini
and M.Muntean tenor Peoples`artist Rep. of Moldova, Tatiana Anisimova Honored
Artist Ukraine conducted by E.Siffert (Great
G.Stanciu ( Romania) from 2000 to 2010.
"Queen of Spades” with prominent masters such as I.Bogachiova (Russia) and
Lecouvrer” with the Prim Donna of the National Opera and Ballet Theatre
(Chisinau) M.Biesu conducted by V.Dumanescu ( Romania ) and "Dido and
Aeneus” conducted by N.Dohotaru (head conductor of the National Moldavian Opera
and Ballet House).
brightest event was the 35th. Anniversary of the world-famous competition of
opera singers "Madama Batterfly” where Zarui performed part of "Suzuki” with
such eminent singers as M.Biesu (first prize winner of the first edition of the
competition) and V.Piavko (Bolshoi Theatre, Russia) conducted by A.Samoila. (The head conductor of the
National Opera and Ballet Odessa)
collaboration with the ensemble of Russian Popular Instruments "Lad” conducted
by V.Rahmanov developed into the striking concert at the National Organ’s Music
Hall (Chisinau, 2004) where Zarui fully discovered the beauty of Russian
romances and folk songs to the Moldavian audience that took part in limits of
the "Days of Russian Culture Festival " in Chisinau, Moldova. Among the
achievements of 2007-2008 season became "Carmen” in limits of the 8th
International Festival of Performance Art "Bitei”, organized by "E.Ionescu”
theatre and tour with the National Moldavian Opera about Germany with "Aida”
At the beginning
of 2010 she participated in the Moldavian - Portugal an production of the opera
Bizet Carmen conducted by R.Luther (USA) and M.Agafita (Moldova, Romania )
In June 2010 she
performs a chamber music recital with program consists of Lieder of such
romantic composers as R.Schumann, F.Schubert, J.Brahms, E.Grieg, G.Mahler,
R.Strauss ... in the National Philharmonic "S.Lunchevici" .
of the season 2010 was the new production of "Tsar`s bride " in the
National Opera and Ballet Theatre Rep. of Moldova where Zarui Vardanean
performed as Liubasha
events of 2011th were Zarui Vardanean`s first performance participation in
cantata " Alexander Nevsky" by S.Prokofiev which took place in the
frame of " Martishor-2011" International Festival and also Moldovan - German Project organized by Ministry of Culture Rep. of Moldova, German Embassy, Goethe University and National Philharmonic S.Lunchevici where she took part in
Requiem by Verdi under the leadership of Patrick Strub (Germany).
In October 2011
Zarui Vardanean was invited for "Crizantema de Aur" International Festival
of romances in Romania with solo program of Russian romances and
2012 began with collaboration
with the Romanian National Opera and Ballet. In March Zarui sang in the
opera Carmen by Bizet at the National Opera of Bucharest.
At the end of
May she sang Asucena in Verdi's opera IL Trovatore. In late June, with the
triumph of Verdi's Aida was the performance where Zarui sang Amneris at
the National Opera and Ballet Theater of Constanta O.Dranovsky
At the end of
March 2012 Zarui sang alto in the Brahms Rhapsody with orchestra and male
chorus of the National Philharmonic S.Lunkevichi.
2012 Zarui Vardanean completed
a concert tour " Ave Maria” in
Netherlands and Belgium as part of
the National Philharmonic of Banat,
Timisoara (Romania) conducted by
R.Janssen ( Netherlands )
From 10 to 15 July 2013 Zarui Vardanean
participated in the International Festival
"Opera Nights” ( Hunedoara , Transylvania), where she sang Asucena in Verdi's
Il Trovatore and took part in a Gala Concert.
often participate in concerts with such famous teams as the National Moldavian
Opera and Ballet House orchestra, Chisinau National Philharmonic orchestra,
National Chamber orchestra Republic of Moldova and National orchestra of Television and
Her concert repertoire consists of
mezzo-soprano parts of "Requiem” by (Verdi, Mozart) "C-Dur Messa” by
(Mozart),”Stabat Mater” by (Dvorak),”9th Symphony” by (Beethoven)
and also of such vocal cycles as ”Five Poems of
Wesendonk” by (Wagner) ,”From Jewish Folk Poetry” by
(Shostakovich) ,”Seven Spanish Folk Songs” by (M.De Faglia), ”Songs about dead
children” by (G. Mahler). In her concert programs Zarui includes romances and
songs of Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninoff, Debussy,
Ravel, Mahler and others.
often tours about West Europe with the National Moldavian Opera and solo with
the concert programs.