Sofia Fomina


Sofia Fomina appears regularly on the most important opera stages, recital and concert venues around the world such as Paris Opera, Glyndebourne Festival, Bayerische Staatsoper, Royal Opera House, Semperoper Dresden, Seattle Opera, Theater an der Wien, Carnegie Hall, Concertgebouw Amsterdam, and Wigmore Hall.

Highlights of Fomina’s 2023/24 season include her debut at the Wiener Staatsoper as Konstanze Die Entführung aus dem Serail and her return to Glyndebourne as Micaëla in a new production of Carmen. She also reprises the role of Konstanze at Hamburg Staaatsoper, and will give a series of New Year’s Concerts with the Belgian National Orchestra, conducted by Antony Hermus.

Last season she sang Pamina Die Zauberflöte at Semperoper Dresden; Konstanze Die Entführung aus dem Serail at Zurich Opera; Ännchen in a new production of Der Freischütz at Theater an der Wien and Oksana in Rimsky-Korsakov’s Christmas Eve with the Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Vladimir Jurowski.

Recent operatic successes include her Rosina Il Barbiere di Siviglia at Seattle Opera, her role and company debut as Pamina in a new production of Die Zauberflöte at Glyndebourne Festival and the BBC Proms; her debut at Norwegian National Opera as Micaëla in Calixto Bieito’s acclaimed staging of Carmen; Musetta La bohème at the Festspiele Baden-Baden with Teodor Currentzis and Gilda Rigoletto, Olympia Les Contes d’Hoffman and Jemmy Guillaume Tell at Royal Opera House; her debut at Opéra de Paris as Blondchen in a new production of Die Entführung aus dem Serail; Berthe Le Prophète at Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse; Zerbinetta Ariadne auf Naxos at Staatsoper Hamburg; and Konstanze Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Susanna Le nozze di Figaro, Adele Die Fledermaus, Gilda Rigoletto, Fiakermilli Arabella and Oscar Un ballo in Maschera, all at Bayerische Staatsoper.

In concert, recent engagements include Mahler Symphony No.4 with the Boston Philharmonic; Amanda Le Grand Macabre with the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra; Mahler Symphony No.8 with the Danish National Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Fabio Luisi; Mahler Symphony No.2 with the London Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Vladimir Jurowski; her Wigmore Hall debut with Iain Burnside and a recital at Middle Temple Hall with Julius Drake and Roderick Williams; Marzelline in a concert version of Fidelio at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam; Carmina Burana with the Czech Philharmonic and Jakub Hrůša; Mussorgsky’s The Nursery and Mahler Symphony No.4 on tour with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra; a New Year’s Gala with Orchestra dell’ Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia; Mahler Symphonies No.8 and No.4 with the London Philharmonic Orchestra in an international tour; and Mahler Symphony No.2 in Toledo Cathedral with Orchestra of Teatro Real.