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Nina Ivanovna GONCHARENKO

Singer (mezzo-soprano)

Nina GONCHARENKO, USSR Singer (mezzo-soprano). Popular Artist of Ukrainian Soviet Socialist Republic since 1954; soloist, Shevchenko Academy Theater of Opera and Ballet, Kiev since 1944. Member, Communist Party, since 1953.

Background

GONCHARENKO, Nina was born in 1919 in village Pokrovtsy, now Nikolaev Oblast.

Education

1944 graduated Kiev Conservatory.

Career

Main roles: Varvara in Dankevich’s “Bogdan Khmelnitsky”. Solokha and Nastya in Lysenko’s “Rozhdestvennaya noch” (Christmas Eve) and “Taras Bulba”. Olga and Polina in Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene Onegin” and “Pikovaya dama” (Queen of Spades).

Lyubasha in Rimsky-Korsakov’s “Tsarskaya nevesta” (The Tsar’s Bride). Carmen in Bizet’s “Carmen”. Amneris in Verdi’s “Aida”.

Politics

Member, Communist Party, since 1953.

Membership

Member, Communist Party, since 1953.