In the choir since 2020
Elene Gvritishvili graduated from the Rimsky-Korsakov St. Petersburg College of Music (Choral Conducting Department, Fyodor Lednev’s class) and currently studies at St. Petersburg State Conservatory (Opera Singing Department, Svetlana Gorenkova’s class). She has been the musicAeterna choir artist since September 2020.
Since 2014 she has regularly performed in both the Large and the Small Halls of the St. Petersburg Academic Philharmonia, in the State Academic Chapel, on the stages of the Mariinsky Theatre, the Tovstonogov Bolshoi Drama Theatre, etc. as a soloist and in ensemble. She has collaborated with the baroque ensemble The Pocket Symphony, the medieval music ensemble Laterna Magica, contemporary music ensembles moLot and Just.
With the Choral Collegium Ensemble she performed madrigals by Claudio Monteverdi and Carlo Gesualdo di Venosa, motets and cantatas by I. S. Bach. As a member of the ResonAnce vocal ensemble she performed works from the repertoire of the ensembles The Real Group, King’s Singers, etc. arranged by Mikhail Serkov.
She has repeatedly collaborated with the chief organist of the Petrikirche, Sergei Silaevsky, performing programmes of vocal music by composers of the 16th and 17th centuries. On various chamber stages of St. Petersburg, she performed vocal cycles by Mahler, Strauss, and Berg.
She has performed world and national premieres of works by such composers as Alexey Retinsky, Leonid Rezetdinov, Philip Grange, Andrew Archbold, etc.
She has performed with the chamber cast of the St. Petersburg Philharmonic Academic Symphony Orchestra (Honoured Collective of Russia), the St. Petersburg Conservatory Chamber Orchestra, has worked under the direction of conductors Yuri Temirkanov, Simon Chock, Leo Kremer, and Fyodor Lednev. She has performed at the Earlymusic Festival (conductor Andrew Parrott), Verbier Festival (conductor Valery Gergiev), Diaghilev Festival, Salzburg Festival (conductor Teodor Currentzis).
As a soloist of the musicAeterna choir she takes part in the chamber music performances at the Dom Radio. Since 2022 she has been an artist of the Bolshoi Theatre’s Young Artists Opera