“I have rarely had a chance to work with an artist as wonderful as Yulia. She is emotive on stage, she is incredibly hard working, she is driven and on top of it all, she has an absolutely beautiful voice”
”Giovanni Reggioli, Conductor at Washington DC National Opera"
Born in Russia, Ms. Petrachuk studied at Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory and is a graduate of Bern Opera Studio in Bern, Switzerland. Her debut as a professional opera singer was with the State Theater Bern, Switzerland in 2010. She has also performed with Theater Biel (Switzerland), Ash Lawn Opera Festival, Opera Ischia (Italy), Dicapo Opera Theater NYC, Great Moscow Hall, Vocal Productions NYC and Opera Camerata, Smetana Hall in Prague, Carnegie Hall in NYC and many others. Some of her main roles performed include Fiordiligi, Mimi, Violetta, Nedda, Iolanta, Tatiana, Euridice, Flaminio, Lauretta, Adina, Lauretta, Marguerite, and Donna Anna.
In 2014, she made her debut at the Carnegie Hall with Steven Crawford, pianist and assistant conductor of Metropolitan Opera.
In November 2015, Ms. Petrachuk successfully performed the World Premiere of “Yulia” (a song cycle dedicated to her by composer E. Dubois) at the Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center in New York City, in collaboration with the renowned Italian pianist Carlo Pari. In December 2016, she had a recital at the Carnegie Weill Recital Hall with American pianist Michael Fennelly.
In June 2017, she performed the role of Donna Anna in Mozart's opera Don Giovanni with the Vienna Music Festival in Vienna, Austria.
In January 2018, Yulia performed at Smetana Hall in Prague, Czech Republic with conductor Alfredo Sorichetti and New World Symphony Orchestra.
In April 2018, Yulia performed soprano solo in Brahm’s German Requiem with Easton Choral Society in Easton.In June 2018, Yulia successfully performed World Premier of the Oratorio for the Fallen by E. Dubois in Saint-Clair in France.
And in July 2018, Yulia performed at the Rossini Festival “Case Sonore” in Monteleone, Italy with renown Rossini bass Bruno Pratico and pianist Carlo Pari.
In December 2018, Ms. Petrachuk performed Soprano Solo in Christmas Oratorio by Saint-Saëns with Easton Choral Arts Society in Easton, MD, and had her debut at Teatro Annibal Caro in Civitanova Alta, Italy with maestro Alfredo Sorichetti and Orchestra Sinfonica Puccini.
Some of her performances in 2019 include: US-premiere of the mono-opera by Hubarenko “The Love Letters” at Carnegie Hall in New York with maestro Yuriy Yanko and Symphony in C (July 2019); “Ah, perfido” by Beethoven at Vienna Konzerthaus with maestro Yuriy Yanko; Classical Music Concert at Vienna Musikverein in Austria with renowned Turkish maestro Hakan Sensoy; "Sonette der Elizabeth Browning" for soprano and strings by Egon Wellesz at the Festival Européen Voix étouffées in Strasbourg, France; Opera Gala with renowned Moscow Radio Orpheus orchestra at Pavel Slobodkin Concert Hall in Moscow.
Some of her future performances include:
Elekta's role in Strauss' opera Elektra at Gotha Theater, Germany, Klagenfurt Konzerthaus, Austria, and Great hall of Mozarteum in Salzburg, Austria with conductor Ernest Hoetzl and Thueringen Philharmonic Orchestra.
Lauretta's aria "O, mio babbino caro" from the opera Gianni Schicchi by Puccini
Alfredo Sorichetti, conductor & New World Symphony Orchestra, TEPLICE PHILHARMONIC, Czech Republic
Cio-cio-san's aria "Un bel di vedremo" from the opera Madame Butterfly by Puccini
Alfredo Sorichetti, conductor & New World Symphony Orchestra, SMETANA HALL, Prague
Donna Anna's aria "Non mi dir" from the opera Don Giovanni by Mozart
Christian Schulz, conductor, VIENNA MUSIC FESTIVAL, Austria