Born in 1987, she began her musical studies at the age of five. At very young age she won first prizes at several vocal competitions in Russia.
In 2004/05 she studied at the Russian Academy of Theater Arts (Faculty of Musical Theater) in Moscow, where she worked with the famous vocal teacher Evgeniy Zhuravkin. From 2005 to 2007 she studied at the vocal department of the Moscow State Conservatory College. She took part in master classes with Makvala Kasrashvili, Sergei Leiferkus, Thomas Quasthoff and Christa Ludwig.
In 2010 Alisa Kolosova sang Giuditta (La Betulia liberata) at the Salzburger Pfingstfestspiele under the direction of Riccardo Muti as well as Marchesa Melibea (Il viaggio a Reims) at the Rossini Festival in Pesaro. Further performances as Olga (Eugen Onegin) and as Orphée (Orphée et Euridice) led her to the Paris Opera. Furthermore, she sang in Handel´s Messias at the Norske Opera in Oslo and at the Kennedy Center in Washington, as well as in Rusalka at the Glyndebourne Festival and in Vivaldi´s Farnace in Lausanne, Massenet's Manon (Rosette) and Prokofiev's L’amour des trois oranges (Nicoletta) at the Opéra National de Paris, Evgenij Onegin (Olga) at Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich and Glinka's Zhizn' za tsarya at the Opéra Berlioz in Montpellier.
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