Nominated for the award: Music
Company: Nightingale Music Festival
Position: Singer, Music Director
Biography: Mira Solovianenko, Singer(Soprano), Honored Artist of Ukraine. Founder, Music and Creative Director of Nightingale Music Festival. Mira's vocal career spans over 10 years of performances and appearances across Europe, South and North America. She has headlined and starred in productions at Kyiv's operatic stages, performed with the National Academic Choirs and Orchestras of Ukraine and has served as a lead vocalist at the prestigious National Organ and Chamber Music Hall of Ukraine. Mrs. Solovianenko took part in performances in Ukraine as well as in over 20 International Festivals and concert tours across the countries of Eastern and Western Europe, as well as concert tours in Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, and Chile. In 2010 Mira was awarded the title of “Honored Artist of Ukraine” a High honor bestowed upon a citizen for contributions to the cultural fabric of the country and for artistic contribution to the society. A resident of Toronto since 2015, Miroslava continues to actively perform throughout Canada and has headlined a number of concerts. Ms. Solovianenko's repertoire includes music ranging from baroque to modern, incorporating the music of composers such as Bach, Handel, Caccini, Pergolesi, Vivaldi, Puccini, and Sartori. Starting in 2018, she has become one of the founders, artistic and creative director of the Nightingale Music Festival, a project to increase the presence of classical opera across North America.