Olga Mykytenko



  • 2007 Metropolitan Opera debut as Lauretta in Gianni Schicchi
  • 2010 Tatiana at Opéra de Lyon directed by Peter Stein
  • 2012 Fiordiligi and Antonia at Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich
  • 2013 Luisa Miller at Deutsche Oper am Rhein
  • 2015 Mimi at Semperoper Dresden
  • 2018 Minnie in José Cura's production of La fanciulla del West


Olga Mykytenko's portrayals of more than 25 roles in mainly Italian and Russian repertoire demonstrate her extraordinary musicality, solid voice technique, easy coloraturas combined with strong expression and have led to highest international acclaim and a very busy opera career.

Born in Ukraine, she was a soloist at the National Opera in Kiev from 1995 to 2003. During these years she has won many awards including the Grand Prix at Maria Callas Competition in Athens (1997), 2nd prize and Special Award at Francisco Vinas Contest, Barcelona (1997) and 1st prize at the Queen Sonja International Song Competition in Oslo (2003).

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Since 2001, Olga Mykytenko is a regular guest on many of the leading opera stages worldwide: Gilda at Staatsoper Hamburg, Opéra Royal de Wallonie in Liège, Malmö Opera, Royal Swedish Opera Stockholm; Nedda at Deutsche Oper Berlin, Savonlinna Opera Festival, Gran Teatro del Liceu Barcelona, Deutsche Oper am Rhein in Düsseldorf; Lucia at the Mariinsky theatre in St. Petersburg, Aalto Theater Essen; Liu at Staatsoper Berlin, Welsh National Opera in Cardiff, Santiago del Chile, Savonlinna Opera Festival, Greek National Opera; Musetta in Franco Zefirelli's production at the Rome Opera; Mimi at Staatsoper Berlin, Salzburg, Essen, Staatsoper Hamburg, Stockholm, Toulouse, Düsseldorf, Peralada Festival, Royal Opera Oslo; Lauretta at the Metropolitan Opera New York; Iolanta at Theater an der Wien, Tatiana at Opéra de Lyon, Moscow; Amalia (Masnadieri) at Oper Frankfurt, Teatro San Carlo in Napels, Essen, Radio France Festival in Montpellier, Fiordiligi at Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich, Violetta at Staatsoper Hamburg, Bruxelles, Cardiff, Riga, Lisbon, Cologne, and as a cover for Diana Damrau at the Met.

Olga Mykytenko has also sung a vast concert repertoire and performed with many orchestras including the Berlin Philharmonic, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Kiev National Orchestra and Orchestre National de Montpellier.

Her most recent engagements include Donna Anna in Santiago de Chile; Antonia, Contessa and Amalia in Essen, the title role of Francesca da Rimini in Stuttgart, Luisa Miller, Donna Anna, Nedda and Contessa at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Antonia and Micaela at Bayerische Staatsoper, Mimi at the Dresden Semperoper as well as Liú and Nedda at Nationaltheater Mannheim.

In 2018 Olga Mykytenko makes her debut as Minnie in Puccini’s "Fanciulla del West" at the Estonian National theatre in Tallinn, led by José Cura.



Suzel's aria "Son pochi fiori" from "Amico Fritz" by Mascagni


Mimi "Si mi chiamano Mimi" 03:46

Violetta "Sempre libera"


Shostakovich 14th Symphony / Berliner Philharmoniker, cond.: Neeme Järvi

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Olga Mykytenko's role debut as Minnie in José Cura's Fanciulla del West

Olga Mykytenko

Olga Mykytenko started the new season with her highly successful role debut as Minnie in La Fanciulla del West at the Estonian National Opera directed by José Cura. The production can be seen again on Feb 13, March 9, 28, 2019

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