Sinyavskaya  Tamara Ilyinichna (born in 1943) - russian mezzo-soprano from the Bolshoi Theatre. She was awarded the title of People's Artist of the USSR in 1982.  In 1997, planet 4981 Sinyavskaya was named in her honor. She was married to Azerbaijani singer Muslim Magomayev.

  From 1964 to 2003 - soloist of the Bolshoi theatre. For the first time appeared on the stage in the role of the Page in the Opera "Rigoletto" G. Verdi. In 1973-1974 she trained at the Teatro Alla Scala (Milan). Since 2005 - head of the vocal Department in GITIS, Professor. She has performed at Opera houses in France, Spain, Italy, Belgium, the USA, Australia and other countries. She has toured with concerts in Japan and South Korea.  She conducted extensive concert activities, performed solo concerts in the largest concert halls of Russia and abroad, including the Great hall of the Moscow Conservatory, Tchaikovsky Concert hall, Concertgebouw (Amsterdam). In the concert repertoire of the singer the most difficult works by  Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky,  M. de Falla and other composers, Opera arias, romances, works of old masters, accompanied by organ. She performed in the genre of vocal duet with her husband M. Magomayev. Worked productively with E. Svetlanov, performed with many outstanding conductors, among them R. Chailly and V. Gergiev.


T. Sinyavskaya 

T. Sinyavskaya

on stage

T. Sinyavskaya

in the theater

T. Sinyavskaya and M. Magomaev