Nataliya Datsko
Education, work activities and repertoire parties

In 1997 Nataliia Datsko graduated from Lviv Music Academy (class of P. Karmaliuk, People’s Artist of the USSR). In the same year she became second award winner of the Maria Callas contest in Greece.
In 1987-1989 Nataliia Datsko studied at Higher Vocal School of La Scala.
In April 1988 she won the first award in Ettore Bastianini contest in Sienna.
In June 1988 she won the first award in “Verdi Voices” contest in Busetto.
In 1989 Nataliia Datsko studied at the Music Academy of Carlo Batons in Busiest.
In 1989 she began her concert activity performing in France and Italy. In the same year Nataliia Datsko had a gest tour in the USA, singing in the concert along with D. Khvorostovsky, O. Kulko, T. Nikolsky, B. Piavko, and I. Arkhipova.
Nataliia Datsko took part in the charity concert in Covent Garden (along with M.Gulegina, S. Leiferkus, A. Steblianko, L. Kazarnovskaya, B.Tumanian and others).
In October 1989 Nataliia Datsko made her opera debut as Leonora in “Il Trovatore” in “Forum” theatre in the Netherlands.
In December 1989 Nataliia Datsko performed in the concert performance of “The Queen of Spades” along with I. Arkhipova, A. Vedernikov, V. Taraschenko, D. Khvorostovsky and Symphonic Orchestra conducted by V. Fedoseyev. The concert took place on the stage of Moscow Conservatory.
In 1990 Nataliia Datsko performed in the concert in which arias of Russian composers were presented. The orchestra of Italian Radio and Television was conducted by V. Fedoseiev. Nataliia Datsko also performed in the concert dedicated to I. Arkhipova in the Big Hall of Conservatory and Beethoven Hall of Bolshoy Theatre.
In 1990-1993 Nataliia Datsko was the leading soloist of the Opera Theatre in Graz (Austria).
In 1994 she continued her concert activity performing in Moscow, Saint Petersburg, Kyiv, Chișinău, Minsk, Kaliningrad, Novosibirsk, Smolensk, Ufa, Belgorod, Perm, Vinnytsia and Lviv.
In January 1995 Nataliia Datsko gave a solo concert in the Big Hall of Conservatory; in 1995 she made her debut in the Bolshoy Theatre in “The Queen of Spades” in the part of Liza together with E. Obraztsova who performed the Countess.
Since 1995 Nataliia Datsko has been participating in Festivals “Irina Arkhipova presents…” along with Yu. Mazurok, M. Bieşu, V. Piavko, N. Yerasova, T. Siniavskaya, T. Gugushvili, A. Abdrazakov, M. Gavrilova, M. Mescheriakova and others.
In April 1995 Nataliia Datsko performed Liza in the commemorative performance of “The Queen of Spades”, dedicated to the 40th anniversary of I. Arkhipova opera activity in the Bolshoy Theatre.
In February 1996 Nataliia Datsko and I. Arkhipova gave a concert in Wigmore Hall in London.
In January 1997 she performed in Carnegie Hall, participated in the concert dedicated to F. Shaliapin along with I. Arkhipova, A. Abdrazakov, M. Lapina, S. Murzaiev and others.
In September 1997 she performed in concerts in Poland and Slovakia.
In September 1999 Nataliia Datsko performed in the International festival “Golden Crown” in Odesa.
In November 1999 she had a guest tour in Spain, performing arias from operas of Russian composers.
In February 2000 Nataliia Datsko participated in Festival “Irina Arkhipova presents…” in Samara and Chilabinsk.
In March 2000 she took part in the “Golden Mask” festival in Moscow (in the part of Maria in the opera “Mazepa”)
In April 2000 Nataliia Datsko performed Liza in the commemorative performance of “The Queen of Spades”, dedicated to the 45th anniversary of I. Arkhipova opera activity in the Bolshoy Theatre.
In January 2001 she performed in the concert “Vivat Verdi” in Moscow.
In 2002 Nataliia Datsko had a guest tour in Switzerland and Germany with Perm Opera and Ballet Theatre, performing in “The Queen of Spades”.
In January-February 2003 she has a guest tour in the USA with Yekaterinburg Opera Theatre performing in “Il Trovatore” (Verdi) and “Tosca” (Puccini).
In April 2004 Nataliia Datsko participated in the festival of I. Arkhipova.
In April 2005 Nataliia Datsko takes part in the concert, dedicated to the 50th anniversary of I. Arkhipova opera activity in the Bolshoy Theatre.
In 2005-2006 she had guest tours in Germany, Italy and Spain.
2007-present Nataliia Datsko is the leading soloist of Lviv National Opera and Ballet Theatre named after Solomiia Krushelnytska and plays the following parts:
Amneris – “Aida” (G. Verdi)
Ulrica – “Un Ballo in Maschera” (G. Verdi)
Azucena – “Il Trovatore” (G. Verdi)
Mezzo-soprano – “Requiem” (G. Verdi)
Orfeo – “Orfeo ed Euridice” (C. W. Gluck)
Berta – “The Barber of Seville” (G. Rossini)
Lucia – “Cavalleria rusticana” (P. Mascagni)
Marta – “Iolanta” (P. Tchaikovsky)
Yohaveda – “Moses” (M. Skoryk)
Terpelykha – “Natalka Poltavka” (M. Lysenko)
Nastia – “Stolen Happiness” (Yu. Meitus)