Armenian soprano Nina Minasyan began her career as a young artist at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow. She made her European debut at the Deutsche Oper Berlin in 2015, which was followed by performances at the Bayerische Staatsoper München, Opéra national de Paris, La Monnaie in Brussels, the Wiener Staatsoper, Opernhaus Zürich and Semperoper Dresden. Her repertoire includes such roles as Gilda in Rigoletto, Adina in L'elisir d'amore, Violetta Valéry in La traviata, Musetta in La bohème, and the title role in Lucia di Lammermoor. In autumn 2022, she sang Lucia's mad scene at Amsterdam's Carré theatre in Marina Abramovic's 7 Deaths of Maria Callas. With the Dutch National Opera, Minasyan previously sang the roles of Olympia in Offenbach's Les contes d'Hoffmann (2018) and Königin der Nacht in Die Zauberflöte (2018).