Oksana Kramareva is an awardee of several international voice competitions, including the 2nd prize at Plácido Domingo’s OPERALIA Competition, 1st prize at the International Competition of Alchevsk (Ukraine), 1st prize at the International Competition Solovyini Yarmarok and 1st prize at the International Elena Obraztsova Competition in St. Petersburg.
She starts her operatic career as a soloist of Kharkiv Opera in Ukraine and becomes a member of the soloist ensemble at the National Opera in Kyiv soon after. Her roles have included Tatjana in Eugene Onegin, Lisa in Pique Dame, Leonora in Il Trovatore, Abigaille in Nabucco (then on tour with this role in the Netherlands), the title roles in Aida, Norma, Tosca and Turandot along with Yaroslavna in Borodin’s Prince Igor and Elisabetta in Don Carlo.
Guest engagements take Oksana around the world, performing roles such as Leonora in Germany, Yaroslavna with St. Petersburg Opera on a tour to Japan, Aida in Spain and Japan, as well as at the Tatarstan National Opera and at the Shalyapin Festival in Kazan, where she also sings Turandot, Lisa in Pique Dame and Verdi’s Requiem. During her career, she participates at the Knowlton Festival (Canada) led by Kent Nagano, and she is invited to sing Aida at the Quebec Opera House and Amelia (Un Ballo in Maschera) at the Aalto Opera in Essen under the direction of Stefan Soltesz. Oksana appears then again in Verdi’s Requiem and as Lisa together with Elena Obraztsova as countess in Pique Dame at the
Oksana Kramareva counts several performances all around Europe, amongst them, Turandot in Trondheim, Aida at the Malmö Opera and Tosca at the St. Margarethen open-air Opera Festival and on a Netherland Tour. She returns to Malmö Opera in the role of Amelia under the baton of maestro Pier Giorgio Morandi and she sings Norma at the Kassel State Opera. Ravenna Festival presenting excerpts from Nabucco where Oksana sang the part of Abigaille under the baton of Maestro Riccardo Muti. Oksana graduated from Kharkiv Academy of Music in Ukraine(class prof.Ludmila Zurkan)