Shafajinskaia Anna, soprano
was born in Ukraine. Her repertoire includes the title role in La Gioconda (Ponchielli), Lisa in Pique Dame (Tchaikovsky), the title role in Tosca and in Turandot (Puccini), Fata Morgana in L'amour des Trois Oranges (Prokofiev), Leonora in La forza del destino, Abigaille in Nabucco (Verdi), Maddalena in Andrea Chenier (Giordano) and many others. She performs regularly at the opera houses of Berlin, Helsinki, Liege, Nice, Oslo, Amsterdam, Barcelona, Tokyo, Torre de Lago, Dallas, Detroit, Adelaide and many others. This is her Israeli Opera debut.