Soprano Victoria Khoroshunova’s beautiful voice and flawless technique make her one of the most exciting newcomers to the international opera scene.
Born in Odessa, Ukraine, Victoria began her career at a very young age. While still in primary school, she was accepted as a soloist with the “Pearls of Odessa” youth choir, where she remained a regular member until 2004. She began her formal vocal training at the Odessa National Academy of Music, after which she moved to Greece and obtained her singing diploma from the Athens Conservatory of Music.
In 2015, she joined the Santa Cecilia Opera Studio in Rome, where she studied with the likes of Renata Scotto and Cesare Scarton. She then made her debut at the Auditorium Parco Della Musica. Following her stay in Rome, she participated in the Musical Odyssey summer master classes in Nafplio, Greece, where she worked on her repertoire with sopranos Jenny Drivala and Susan Bullock, and with the pianist/vocal coach Manolis Papasifakis. At the end of this program, she was selected to perform two recitals in London and has sung at the Mozarteum Concert Hall, Salzburg, Austria
Since finishing her formal training, Victoria has performed the role of Nedda (Pagliacci) at the Aegean Music Festival as well as the Teatro Accademia di Milano, Amelia (Un Ballo in Maschera) at the National Opera of Albania, and Fiorfiligi (Così Fan Tutte) as part of the Greek National Opera’s Opera Studio, Athens.
She is the recipient of the Maria Callas Award for young artists (awarded by UNESCO Greece), as well as the honorary award of the Grand Prix Maria Callas Competition.