Soloists » Katja Zhylevich, mezzo-soprano

Katja Zhylevich Katja Zhylevich graduated from the University College of Opera, Stockholm in
2011.

In 2010 she made her debuts at Folkoperan in Stockholm, in a production of
Kurt Weill’s Silbersee, and three months later at Drottningholms Slottsteater, as
Ramiro in Mozart’s La finta giardiniera. In the summer of 2011 she performed a
second Mozart role at Drottningholm, Dorabella, in a new production of Così fan
tutte.

Katja performs regularly at concerts and festivals. She has made a number of
solo performances on the stage of Drottningholms Slottsteater (singing Haydn’s
cantata Arianna a Naxos). Her latest appearance there was in March 2012
when she performed for Their Majesties the King and Queen of Sweden, and Their
Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, in connection
with the state visit of the British royalties.

Other concert venues where Katja has recently appeared include the Västerås
Konserthus, the theatre in Varberg, Stora Sundby slott, and in Stockholm, Karl
V’s pavilion at the Royal Palace, Musikaliska, Riddarhuset and the Eric Ericson
Hall.

Katja has received a number of musical awards, including scholarships from
the Royal Swedish Academy of Music, the Anders Sandrews and Ingemansson
Foundations, the Anders Wall Foundation and, most recently, the Friends of
Drottningholms Slottsteater.