Soprano DINARA ALIEVA was born in Baku (Azerbaijan). She studied piano at music school. In 1998 she entered and in 2004 graduated from the Music Academy in Baku.
The singer's career begun in The Baku Opera and Ballet Theatre where Dinara Alieva was a soloist from 2002 to 2005 and appeared in the leading roles in Verdi's Il Trovatore (Leonora), Puccini's La Boheme (Mimi), Verdi's La Traviata (Violetta), Leoncavallo's Pagliacci (Nedda).
Dinara Alieva's repertoire includes major roles for soprano in operas of Western European and Russian composers of classical-romantic epoch, post-modernism and XX century among which are operas by Verdi, Puccini, Tchaikovsky, Le nozze di Figaro and Die Zauberflöte by Mozart, Louise by Charpentier and Faust by Gounod, Les pêcheurs de perles and Carmen by Bizet, The Tsar's Bride by Rimsky-Korsakov and Pagliacci by Leoncavallo. The singer's repertoire embraces various chamber programs that include vocal miniatures and cycles of Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov, Schumann, Schubert, Brahms, Wolf, Vila-Lobos, Faure, arias from Gershwin's operas as well as his songs and works of Azerbaijani composers.
The singer performed major roles in the opera productions of Mikhailovsky Theatre in St.Petersburg singing Violetta (Verdi's La Traviata, 2008), the Baku Opera Theatre (Violetta, 2008, and Leonora in Verdi's Il Trovatore, 2004), Mimi (Puccini's La Boheme, 2008), Stuttgart Opera Theatre (Micaela, Bizet's Carmen, 2007). In March 2010, in Bolshoi theatre has taken place a premiere of Strauss's operetta Die Fledermaus. Dinara Alieva has performed a major role (Rosalinda).
The singer appeared in the concert performance singing Violetta at Thessaloniki Concert Hall at the memorial concert dedicated to Maria Callas (30th anniversary of death). The concert united the best musicians of Greece and guest soloists from variuos European countries. Dinara also took part at Elena Obraztova jubilee gala at the Bolshoi Theatre (2008) and at Mikhailovsky Theatre (2009).
Dinara Alieva is a soloist of the Bolshoi Theatre where she made her debut in 2009 as Liù in Puccini's Turandot.
Dinara Alieva has been awarded at the international competitions Bulbul, (Baku, 2005), Maria Callas (Athens, 2007), Elena Obraztsova (St. Petersburg, 2007), Francesco Vinas (Barcelona, 2010), Placido Domingo Operalia (Filarmonica Della Scala, 2010). She received an honorary medal of Irina Arkhipova Foundation.
Following her appearance at the XVIII International Festival Christmas Nights at Northern Palmyra (2007) Dinara Alieva was awarded a special prize Triumphal Debut given to her by the Artistic Director of the festival, Maestro Yuri Temirkanov.
Dinara Alieva took part at master-classes of Montserrat Caballe and Elena Obraztsova.
From 2007 Dinara Alieva has been a member of the Unity of Concert Workers of St.Petersburg. The singer leads an active concert life and performs on stages of major opera theatres and concert halls in Russia and abroad. The singer regularly presents recital programs and performs various opera and chamber repertoire in many gala-concerts at the Great and Rachmaninov halls of the Moscow Conservatoire, Chamber and Svetalnov halls of the Moscow International House of Music, Tchaikovsky Concert Hall in Moscow, the Small the Great halls of the St.Petersburg Philharmonic. Various concert programs as well as performances with orchestras have been presented in Baku and several Russian cities such as Irkutsk, Yaroslavl, Yekaterinburg, St.Petersburg and others.
Dinara Alieva collaborates regularly with the leading Russian conductors and symphony orchestras such as Vladimir Fedoseyev and The Tchaikovsky Large Symphony Orchestra, Vladimir Spivakov's Moscow Virtuosi, Vladimir Gorenshtein and The State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia, Yuri Temirkanov and The Symphony Orchestra of St. Petersburg Philharmonic, Nikolai Kornev and St.Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra.
Regular artistic collaboration ties the singer with The Symphony Orchestra of St.Petersburg Philharmonic and Maestro Yuri Temirkanov with whom Dinara appeared a many times in St.Petersburg both with special programs and within the frames of Christmas Meetings and Arts Square festivals. In 2007 they toured in Italy together.
The singer has repeatedly sung under batons of famous Italian conductors such as Fabio Mastrangelo, Julian Corela, Giuseppe Sabatini and others.
Dinara Alieva successfully toured in various European countries and in the USA. Among the most important appearances are participations in Crescendo festival gala concert at Gaveau Hall in Paris (2007) and in Musical Olympus festival at Carnegie Hall in New York. Critics and audience highly praised Dinara Alieva's performance with conductor Dmitry Yurovsky at Russian Seasons festival in the opera theatre in Monte-Carlo (2009).
At the gala-concert on Maria Callas remembrance day at Megaron Hall in Athens, September 16, 2009, Dinara performed arias from La Traviata, Tosca and Pagliacci. In October 2009 Dinara Alieva toured in Japan and gave concerts in Tokyo within the framework of the tour.