Olena Tokar graduated from Music College in Lugansk and continued her studies at the Tchaikovsky National Music Academy in Kiev and University of Music and Theatre in Leipzig. She was a member of the Young Singers Project at the Salzburg Festival (2011) where she took part in masterclasses with Ileana Cotrubas, Christa Ludwig, Michael Schade, and Alfred Brendel.
Olena was a finalist at the Ferruccio Tagliavini competition (2012) and a finalist at the Francisco Viñas competition. In the same year, she was awarded first prize at the Lortzing Competition, Leipzig and the ARD International Music Competition, Munich. She was a finalist at the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition (2013) and joined the BBC New Generation Artist scheme (2013-15). Olena is currently a member of the Leipzig Opera.
Video & Audio
Soprano: Olena Tokar ‘Cellos: Sol Gabetta, Ivan Monighetti, Monika Leskovar, Rafael Rosenfeld, Emil Rovner, Asier […]
Two extracts from Olena Tokar and Igor Gryshyn’s new DVD ‘Östliche Romance’ Rimski Korsavkov: Die […]