Татьяна Костина, сопрано
Tatyana Kostina, soprano
Born in 1977 in the city of Gorno-Altaysk, Altai Republic.
At the age of 5, she entered a music school where she studied piano and sang in the choir simultaneously. In 1987 she took 1st place in the Republic of Altai as a vocalist, and in 1990 she won the 1st place among juniors as a pianist at the competition in Barnaul.
From 1992 to 1996 she studied at Barnaul Musical College, two departments - piano and choral conducting. Being a student, she repeatedly performed as a vocalist with the Orchestra of Folk Instruments under the direction of Ye.I. Borisov, and toured with the student orchestra at the Altai region. She also performed in Tomsk, Omsk, Krasnoyarsk, Barnaul, Biysk and Kemerovo. She has records on the radio of the city of Barnaul. In addition to concert activity, she worked as an accompanist in the School of Arts No. 2 in Barnaul.
In 1996 she entered Novosibirsk State Conservatory named after M.I. Glinka to the chair of choral conducting. In the same year she began working as an artist of the choir under A. Kruglova of the church of the Archangel Michael. After graduating from the Conservatory in 2001, she joined the Chamber Choir of Novosibirsk Philharmonic Society, simultaneously combining work in the Russian-German House Choir and the Church Chapel of the Archangel Michael, and from 2006 in the Church of the Ascension Cathedral under N. Voronkova. Working in choirs, she performed as a soloist with a large number of vocal works - from opera arias to romances and folk songs.
Since 2005 she is an Illustrator in Novosibirsk College of Music.
In 2006 she took part in the vocal competition in Coburg (Germany), where she became a laureate of the third degree. As a member of the Chamber Choir she performed in Russia, Germany, Austria. Many times sang solo in major philharmonic projects: "Dido and Aeneas" staged by P. Sharomov (2001), "Requiem" by L.E. Webber with Oleg Burakov, “Litany” by Mozart with Yevgeny Shostakov, "Carmina Burana" (conducted by Gintaras Rinkevicius) and "Triumph of Aphrodite" by K. Orff. In 2013 she sang the main part in "Elizabeth Bam", and in 2014 - the part of Cherubino in "The Wedding of Figaro" by W.A. Mozart. As an invited soloist she performed with the symphony orchestra of the city of Tallinn in 2015 and with E.I. Borisov People's Orchestra (Barnaul, conductor Nikolay Komissarov).
Since 2007 – worked as the vocalist of Novosibirsk city brass band. Performed solo numbers on almost all stages of the city. She participated in festivals of wind music in Barnaul, Abakan, Omsk and Astana (Republic of Kazakhstan). As a member of the city variety symphony orchestra and the children's choir of the city of Novosibirsk, she performed as a soloist in the project "Novosibirsk - singing capital" (2015, 2016).
Since 2015 - soloist of Novosibirsk State Philharmonic Society. During this time, under the leadership of the artistic director of the philharmonic society V.M. Kaluzhsky she prepared a lot of romance programs, programs from the series "Salon evenings" in which vocal works from operas and operettas were performed, Shostakovich's vocal cycle "From Jewish Folk Poetry". Along with this, she actively performs in concert programs of the Orchestra of Russian folk instruments, Concert Wind Orchestra and Brass Ensemble "Siberian Brass".