Russian-American Mezzo-Soprano Mariya Kaganskaya recently created the role of Teacher in
the Santa Fe Opera’s world premiere production of The (R)evolution of Steve Jobs, the
recording of which earned the GRAMMY Award for Best Opera Recording. Other recent roles
include Cherubino (L e nozze di Figaro, ) Paula (F lorencia en el Amazonas) , Page (S alome) , Mrs. Rockefeller/Natalia (F rida) , and Charlotte (cover)/Käthchen (W erther) at Florida Grand Opera, Tisbe (La Cenerentola) , Suzuki (Madama Butterfly) , and Third Wood Sprite (Rusalka) at Arizona Opera, Mexican Woman (A Streetcar Named Desire) at Opera Santa Barbara, and Dinah (Trouble in Tahiti) , Dorabella (Così fan tutte) , Ottavia (L ’incoronazione di Poppea) and the title role of Serse at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music.
Her recent awards include First Place in the Lois Alba Aria Competition, the Los Angeles
International Liszt Competition, the Gershwin International Music Competition, the St.
Petersburg Opera Guild Competition, the Pacific Musical Society Competition, the Eastern
Region of the NATS Artist Awards, and the San Francisco District of the Metropolitan Opera
National Council. She is the third-place winner of the 2020 Edward M. Murray International
Competition of Voice.
Mariya is represented by Piper Artists Management.