Anna Markarova's titles and awards: Honoured Artist of Russia, recipient of the special prize “For the best performance of an aria by Mascagni” at the XVIII International Valsesia Musica Competition (Varallo, Italy, 2002), recipient of the first prize and special prize “For the best performance of a work by Rimsky-Korsakov” at the VII International Rimsky-Korsakov Young Opera Singers’ Competition (St Petersburg, 2006), prize-winner at the VI International Elena Obraztsova Competition (St Petersburg, 2007).
Her repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre includes: Clarice (The Love for Three Oranges), Korobochka (Dead Souls in concert), Grusha the Gypsy (The Enchanted Wanderer), Rosina (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Odabella (Attila), Aida (Aida), Amelia (Un ballo in maschera), Prima Donna, Ariadne (Ariadne auf Naxos), Ježibaba (Dvořák’s Rusalka).
Her repertoire also includes: Liza (The Queen of Spades), Tatiana (Eugene Onegin), Yaroslavna (Prince Igor), Turandot (Turandot), Tosca (Tosca), Abigaille (Nabucco), Leonora (La forza del destino), Eboli (Don Carlo), Carmen (Carmen) and Katerina Ismailova (Katerina Ismailova).
The singer’s concert repertoire includes the soprano roles in Verdi’s Requiem, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, Mahler’s Eighth Symphony, Rossini’s Stabat Mater and Orff’s cantata Carmina Burana.
Anna Markarova has toured with the Mariinsky Opera Company throughout Russia and abroad. Regularly performs at the Easter Festival and at the Stars of the White Nights music festival.
She has appeared at Symphony Hall in Birmingham, the Royal Albert Hall in London, the Philharmonic Hall in Dublin, the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris, the Gulbenkian Centre in Lisbon and in various towns throughout France, Spain, Switzerland, Finland and Austria.
Under the baton of Valery Gergiev she has appeared at the Red Sea Festival in Israel as Maryna Mniszech (Boris Godunov), Santuzza (Cavalleria rusticana in concert) and Cassandre and Didon (Les Troyens).
In December 2010 together with Ildar Abdrazakov she appeared in a recording of Giuseppe Verdi’s opera Attila for the Mariinsky label (conducted by Valery Gergiev).