The Hvorostovsky Krasnoyarsk Opera and Ballet Theatre’s soloist Svetlana Ratslaf-Levchuk is awarded the title of Honoured Artist of the Russian Federation. on June 13, 2019, Russian President Vladimir Putin signed the decree No. 274, concerning that.
Svetlana Ratslaf-Levchuk began performing on the stage of the Krasnoyarsk Opera House in 1998 while being still a student of the Krasnoyarsk Institute of Arts. 20 years ago, in 1999, she became the member of the theatre’s company and she immediately started to perform leading parts of the soprano repertoire in the operas by Mozart, Verdi, Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Prokofiev, Borodin, Puccini, Leoncavallo.
Over the years of her creative work, the singer won the love of the audience, and her merits were repeatedly appreciated by the authorities. In 2015, she was awarded the title of Honoured Worker of Culture of the Krasnoyarsk Region. The same year, she became a laureate of the Krasnoyarsk Regional Festival Theatre Spring in the nominated category Best Actress in an Opera Performance (Aida's part in the opera Aida by Verdi). In 2016, she received the Crystal Mask award in the nomination category Best Actress in an Opera Performance for the Médée's part in the opera Médée by Cherubini.
Svetlana Ratslaf-Levchuk is actively involved in concerts and festival events; she toured in Korea and the UK. Foreign music critics honoured the vocal skills and emotionality of the soloist of the Krasnoyarsk Opera and Ballet Theatre.