Russian American mezzo-soprano Anastasiia Sidorova recently graduated from the Curtis Institute of Music, where she held the Curtis Friends Board Fellowship and studied with Patricia McCaffrey.
This season, Anastasiia sings Madame Flora (Baba) in a film of The Medium with Curtis Opera Theatre, as well as performing Mahlers’ « Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen» with Curtis Chamber Ensemble under the baton of Robert Kahn.
In the 2020-21 season, Anastasiia sang Sesto in MERCY, a film by the Curtis Opera Theatre based on Mozart’s La Clemenza di Tito. She also performed in the concert “Sounds of Spring” with Opera Philadelphia.
Anastasiia participated in the Wolf Trap Studio Artist program both in 2018 and 2019, performing Giovanna in their production of Rigoletto and Dryad in Ariadne auf Naxos. She has also attended Ravinia ‘s Steans Music Institute (2020,2021), the Music Academy of the West and the Verbier Music Festival in Switzerland.
In 2019 she was one of four singers to go on American Tour as a part of Curtis on Tour Program with Mikael Eliasen, performing Liebeslieder-Waltzer by Brahms.
As an Emerging Artist at Opera Philadelphia, she made her professional debut as Roggiero in Tancredi and performed Dritte Dame in Die Zauberflöte and Mércèdes in Carmen.