Mikhalina Galina
Coloratura soprano

People’s artist of the Republic of Mari El

Was born April 22, 1960 in the Bryansk region.
Even in school years she participated actively in amateur art activities, in different creative collectives, played as a soloist. Graduated from Orel music school (class of G. N. Znamenskaya). She studied in it after the end of the school years. In 1982 she entered Saratov Sobinov state conservatoire in the class of professor O.N. Strizhova, which she graduated from in 1987. Repeatedly participated in regional competitions and in 1987 was awarded the diploma of the 1st all-Russian competition of vocalists.

After graduation worked in the Tajik academic theatre of opera and ballet named after Ayni. She took part in Glinka all-Russian contest of vocalists twice (d. Baku, str. Riga). In the theatre in Dushanbe she sang party of Mimi («La Boheme»), Adina («L’elisir d’amore»), Violetta («La Traviata»), Gilda («Rigoletto»), «Tatiana» («Eugene Onegin»), Theodore Verdier («Mister X») and others.

Since 1993 she has been working at the Mari state opera and ballet theatre.  For years of works she sang all the main parties in the ongoing operas and musical comedies. In 1999 it was awarded the diploma of the all-Russian contest «Romansiada».

«Aldiar» – Tyavi
«Aleko» – Zemfira
«Boris Godunov» – Kseniya
«Eugene Onegin» – Tatiana
«Faust» – Marguerite
«Il barbiere di Siviglia» – Rosina
«Iolanta» – Iolanta
«La Boheme» – Mimi
«La Traviata» – Violetta Valery
«L’elisir d’amore» – Adina
«Madama Butterfly» – Cio-Cio San
«Rigoletto» – Gilda
«The Love for Three Oranges» S.Prokofiev − Фата моргана
«The Night Before Christmas» – Solokha
«The Queen of Spades» – Liza
«The Tsar’s Bride» – Marfa
«Viva la mamma!» – Corilla

«Die Bajadere» – Odette
«Die Fledermaus» – Rosalinde
«Mariza» – Mariza
«Mister X» – Theodore Verdier
«Silva» – Silva
«The Gypsy Baron» – Saffi
«The King of waltz » – Edith Flavon
«The Merry Widow» – Hanna Glawari
«Woman’s revolt» – Nastya

For children:
«Little Red Riding Hood» – Little Red Riding Hood, Mother

2002 – Honoured artist of the Republic of Mari El
2007 – People’s artist of the Republic of Mari El

Opera "Viva la mamma!". Corilla Opera "The Queen of Spades". Liza Iolanta Opera "La Traviata". Violetta Valery Opera "Eugene Onegin". Tatiana Operetta "Woman’s revolt". Nastya - Galina Mikhalina, Nicolka - Alexander Shved Opera "The Tsar’s Bride". Marfa Operetta "Die Fledermaus". Rosalinde Operetta "Mister X". Theodore Verdier - Galina Mikhalina, Baron de Kreveliak - Vladimir Seregin Operetta "Mariza". Mariza - Galina Mikhalina, Koloman Zsupan - Evgeny Rozov Opera "Aldiar". Tyavi - Galina Mikhalina, Aldiar - Vyacheslav Sozonov Operetta "Sylva". Sylva - Galina Mikhalina, Edwin - Vyacheslav Sozonov Opera "Faust". Marguerite