Angelina Shvachka graduated from the P. I. Tchaikovsky National Music Academy of Ukraine in 1997. She is a principal soloist at the National Opera of Ukraine with repertoire including the great Verdi roles Eboli, Amneris, Fenena, Azucena and Ulrica, the title role of Carmen, Laura in La Gioconda, title role of La Cenerentola, Suzuki in Madama Butterfly, Dalila in Samson et Dalila, Marina Mnishek in Boris Godunov, Polina in The Queen of Spades, Olga and Filipyevna in Eugene Onegin, Konchakovna in Prince Igor, Lyubasha in The Tzar’s Bride, Princess Clarice in Prokofiev’s Love for Three Oranges, a.o.
Angelina Shvachka appeared as a guest at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, Odessa Opera Theatre, as well as the Shalyapin Opera Festival in Kazan, PromFest and Birgitta Festivals in Estonia, Malmö Opera Festival, Montreal Opera Festival, Hector Berlioz Festival in St. Malo and the Festival of Sacred Music at la Chaise-Dieu in France. She portrayed Catherine the Great in the film Zaporizhia Cossack Beyond Danube in 2006, based on Hulak-Artemovsky’s opera of the same name.
As a soloist of the National Opera of Ukraine she has toured in Canada, France, Germany, Belgium, Switzerland, Holland, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Italy, France, Poland, Slovenia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Turkey, Japan.
Angelina Schvachka has worked with famous conductors, such as Vladimir Ashkenazy, Vladimir Vedernikov, Serge Fournier, Yuriy Temirkanov, Arvo Volmer, Eri Klas, Gintaras Rinkevichius, Modestas Pitrenas, Sharles Rouband, John Nelson.
She is prizewinner of the Klaudia Taev International Competition 2004 and 2005, and received a diploma and a special prize at the International Tchaikovsky Competition 2001.