Natalya Manulik

Natalya Manulik - facts from life

Russian operatic soprano.

Prize-winner of international and domestic competitions, multiple participant of all-Russian festivals of arts, mixed concerts in such places like Moscow Kremlin, Pillar Hall of the House of the Unions, Tchaikovsky Concert Hall (Spasskaya Tower Military Music Festival and Tattoo, Festival of Slavic Writing and Culture, etc.). Solo concert performer at the Ostafyevo State Museum-Estate – «Russian Parnassus», Dubrovitsy Cultural and educational center.

Central Military Band of the Ministry of Defense of Russia occupies a special place in the work of Natalia.

Merited Artist of the Republic of Khakassia in Russia (2013).

Merited Artist of the Republic of Dagestan in Russia (2017).

In September 2019, Natalia Manulik celebrates the 20th anniversary of her creative activity! The path, to which her whole life is dedicated.

The repertoire of the songstress includes arias from operas by Russian and foreign composers, arias from operettas and musicals, classical and old city romances, folk songs from different countries, Soviet pop, war songs, romances by modern authors.

Natalia Manulik was born in Moscow region on April 26, 1980.

In 1994, after graduating from the Shchapovskaya Children's Art School, she entered the Moscow Regional Music College named after Sergei Prokofiev and studied there up to 1999, specializing in choral conducting..

Since September, 1999, Natalia began her creative and musical biography as a teacher and a leader of the vocal team.

In 2005, she graduated with honors from the Gnesins Russian Academy of Music, majoring in «Vocal Art. Academic Singing».

In 2000–2007, she was a soloist and artistic director of the Shchapovsky Organ Hall. It is here that her desire for musical experiments concerning «the fusion of Voice and Organ» arises. That will allow her further create unique musical programs which will appear an adornment of the Dubrovitsy Cultural and Educational Center.

In every man’s life fateful meeting take place. Such a meeting for Natalia became an acquaintance with Valery Khalilov, the head of the Military Band Service of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation, the chief military conductor, lieutenant general, member of the Composers' Union of Russia, People's Artist of Russia.

Their long-term creative union gave the viewer the opportunity to unique voice of Natalia Manulik to sound on the famous stages of Russia and abroad. As a sign of respect and gratitude to her Teacher, Natalia is still performing the «Do not go away» romance which Valery Khalilov dedicated to her.

Since 2007 a soloist at Central Military Band of the Ministry of Defense of Russia.

A multiple-time participant in the concerts of Military Music.

A participant in Spasskaya Tower Military Music Festival and Tattoo.

2001 — People's Choice Award at V all-Russian open competition of young performers of Russian romance «Romansiada 2001».

2002 — the First prize winner at Festival of young talents «Talents of the New Century».

2004 — the First prize winner at I Alyabiev regional vocal competition.

2010 — the Second prize winner at Yurieva International competition of performers of the Russian romance (Estonia, Tallinn).

2011 — the Third prize winner at all-Russian competition of performers of old Russian romance «The autumn voice of romance».

2013 — the Third prize winner of category E con punti 84/100 (solo academic singing) at musical competition V Concorso Musicale Europeo Città di Filadelfia - Premio speciale «Paolo Serrao» (Filadelfia, Italy).

2018 — a participant in Parade of brass bands of Russia «First Victory salute».

2018 — a participant in II all-Russia festival of brass bands «Fanfare of the Tula Kremlin».

2019 — the First prize winner at Moscow international competition of performers of Russian romance «Big Romansiada 2019».

On December 15, 2019 a solo concert «Under your enchanting caress» by Natalia Manulik will take place in the Moscow Kremlin (Diplomatic Hall). That is a concert from the series «Stars of the Romansiada in the Kremlin».

And this is only the beginning of the Way! The new facets of creativity, combined with the unique voice of Natalia Manulik, give the viewer an unforgettable feeling of the feast of art. Musical programs by Natalia are compiled from her favorite songs and sound both solo and in duets with famous singers.