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Lubov is a superlative singer, with a beautiful lyric soprano. The timbre is exquisite and I love listening to her sing. She is very musical and intuitive and has a broad understanding of languages and style. She is one of the most talented singers I have had the pleasure of working with<...>
Lubov Karetnikova & Daniel Ochoa at Wigmore hall, 2022
Voice Lubov Karetnikova Piano Daniel Ochoa 00:00 B. Britten, On this island: 1. “Let the florid music praise!” 03:40 F. Schubert, Ellen's Gesang 1."Raste Krieger" 10:43 F. Poulenc, Deux Poemes de Louis Aragon: "C" 13:35 F. Poulenc, Deux Poemes de Louis Aragon: "Fetes galantes"
Lubov Karetnikova studied with such legendary singers as Barbara Bonney, Wolfgang Holzmair, and Irena Milkeviciute. Obtaining her studies in famous Mozarteum University as well as Latvian Music Academy and Lithuanian Music and Theater University, she was trained in Opera, Oratorio and Chamber music.
Lubov was born in the United States having Ukrainian heritage, and since then, has lived in Switzerland, Latvia, Lithuania, France, and Austria. Speaking freely several European languages gives her freedom in various repertoire, that spreads from Mozart, Schubert, Poulenc to Rachmaninov, Walton and Weinberg.
Her operatic engagements include Gilda in G. Verdi's Opera “Rigoletto” in Theater-Hof, 2018/2019; Barbarina in W.A. Mozart's "Le Nozze di Figaro" at the Lithuanian Music Academy, 2019; Nannetta in G.Verdi's opera “Falstaff” at the Lithuanian National Philharmonic, 2019; Maria in L.Bernstain’s musical “Westside story” at the Lithuanian Music academy, 2019; Pamina in W.A. Mozart's opera “Die Zauberflöte” at Trentino Festival, 2017.
Lubov has performed lied recitals in Wigmore Hall in London, Prince Claus Conservatoire in Groningen, Dzintari Concert hall in Jurmala, and Latvian National Theater in Riga. She gives regular solo recitals at the Artissimo festival in collaboration with the Herman Braun Foundation in Riga. She has performed with the Bayerischer Rundfunk Orchester in Munich, the St.Petersburg Capella Orchestra , the Württembergische Philharmonie Reutlingen, the Riga Chamber Orchestra, and others.