Described as “versatile” and “dramatically convincing” ( Voce di Meche ) and praised for her “impassioned phrasing” ( OperaWire ), soprano Elizaveta Kozlova is an active performer and music entrepreneur who has been presented nationally and internationally.
Elizaveta has appeared as a soloist at the Moscow International House of Music as a member of Vladimir Spivakov’s Youth Foundation. She made her Lincoln Center debut as Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro with the New York Lyric Opera in 2018. Other operatic appearances include Gretel (Hänsel und Gretel) with Chicago Summer Opera, Pamina (Die Zauberflöte) with the Manhattan Opera Studio and Amore (L’incoronazione di Poppea) with the Berlin Opera Studio.
Elizaveta is an avid interpreter of new music and has recently sung the premieres of works by such composers as Robert Piéchaud and Arseniy Gusev. She has also performed songs and chamber music by Valentin Silvestrov at several concerts dedicated to fundraising for Ukraine in 2022 and 2023. As an avid performer of artsong, Elizaveta has participated in concerts at the Pushkin State Museum and the State Art Gallery of Ilya Glazunov in Moscow.
Elizaveta won the 1st Prize at the Crescendo International Competition in 2020 in New York and was a semifinalist at the Houston Saengerbund Competition in 2021. She is the recipient of the Jaume Aragall Award and the Apròpera Award from the 2023 Camerata Sant Cugat Competition in Sant Cugat, Spain.
Elizaveta Kozlova has performed at several events of major humanitarian significance. Most notably, at the Center for Jewish History event “A Tribute to the Artists who Perished in the Holocaust”. She was also a part of the United Nations 75 Years Celebration Music Festival for Sustainable Development Goals in 2020.
Elizaveta is the founder and the artistic director of The Chagall Project which received the 2020 Marin Alsop Entrepreneurship Award at Mannes School of Music. Through unveiling an undiscovered aspect of Marc Chagall’s legacy, the Chagall Project offers interdisciplinary collaborative performance opportunities to emerging artists. The Chagall Project had its premiere concert at the Union Church of Pocantico Hills in Tarrytown, NY in March 2023.
Elizaveta is based in NYC where she received her Bachelor's and Master's Degrees at Mannes School of Music.