gorgeous expressive, rich voice
— Voice of America

Yelena Dudochkin, soprano, has captivated audiences across the world with her expressive stage presence, rich soprano voice, and powerful interpretations.  Her recent roles include Tatyana in Eugene Onegin, Violetta in La Traviata, Snow Maiden in Snow Maiden, Brigitta in Iolanta, Gilda in Rigoletto, Norina in Don Pasquale, Chernyafka in Magic Mirror, Manon in Manon, Podtochina’s Daughter in The Nose, and Marfa in Tsar’s Bride, with a wealth of companies including Opera Boston, New Opera NYC, Commonwealth Lyric Theater, Opera Classica Europa, and The Mariinsky Opera Young Artists. A recipient of over 20 awards and honors, and notably, her world-premier performance in Magic Mirror (Chernyafka) was honored with the 2014 American Prize in Opera. Yelena has been touted for her “gorgeous, expressive and rich voice” (Voice of America) and her “dramatic intelligence” (Boston Globe) that have repeatedly “amazed the audience” (Kontact). She is sought after as both an operatic performer and concert soloist, performing with many leading orchestras at Carnegie Hall, Alice Tully Hall, Jordan Hall, The Majestic Theater, and Boston's Symphony Hall among others. Yelena also performed extensively abroad in Russia, Finland, Germany, Italy, Greece, Switzerland and France, with radio and television appearances including the Russian Radio, Russian Television RTVI and Rai Italian television.Outside of her performance career, Yelena launched a series of initiatives to improve and shape humanity focusing on saving classical music and culture.