Born into the family of the famous Mongolian cinematographer Tseveenii Zandraa demonstrates her interest for music since her early childhood .Therefore apart the secondary school her parents make her enter the Russian Embassy School of Music in Ulaanbaatar to study the piano with the Prof. M.N.Grigorieva , where she sings in children’s’ choire and participates at her very first classical music concerts.


Always with excellent results continues her studies at the Foreign Languages Institute of Ulanbaatar as an English-Russian translator-interpreter taking at the same time the private lessons of vocal singing.

Having graduated from the FLI as a top-winner gets invited to work at the prestigious Mongolian Business Development Agency to become a professor of the Business English Language Course of the EU TACIS project. However , this doesn’t stop her from willing to become an opera singer , so after getting the top votes of the admission exams she enters into the University of Arts &Culture to “sing opera” and become a student of Mongolian great tenor Prof. G.Haidav.


Always at the same period of time wins the scholarship for the Arts Management Placement Course organized & sponsored by UK Arts Council, London and follows the arts management intensive course and practice work under the guide of James Smith, director of the Cheltenham Jazz Festival2000.


At her return to Ulaanbaatar presented at Mongolian National Opera &Ballet Theatre together with other few best students for the Graduation Gala concert, gets invited to become a soloist singer of the Mongolian Philharmonics where she worked for three years participating at the concerts and events till decides to go to Italy to continue her studies to improve her singing techniques with Great Maestro Paolo Montarsolo in Rome from whom she gets private lessons for three years and repertoire lessons with Maestro Carlo Ventura, once the pianist of the great Giuseppe di Stefano.


Later , unfortunately after the death of Maestro Montarsolo, meets Maestro Paolo Subrizi and soprano Hyo Soon Lee with whom she follows the Belcanto II-d degree post – graduate course at the prestigious Politecnico Internazionale “Scientia et Arts” and with maximum votes gets her Diploma with the Title “Dottoressa in Musica , Scienza e Technologia del Suono” .

Has had the Master Classes with great world opera singers as Ghena Dimitrova, Luigi Alva, has been heard and praised at the auditions by great opera singers Renata Scotto, Teresa Berganza, Claudio Desderi , Anita Cerquetti.


During this time successfully participates at the numerous concerts and events at prestigious as well as gets invited to sing at the Politeama Theatre of Catanzaro to make the musical homage for The Pope Benedict ‘s first secretary His Eminence Cardinal T.Bertone in Italy and abroad at classical music festivals and masterclasses.

Collaborates with the most visited in Italy website dedicated to promotion of her country of origin where she holds her blog “ Punto’d Incontro”.

In 2006 and 2008 together with her husband Marco Desideri gets invited as a special guest of the RAI 3 program “Alle Falde di Kilimangiaro” .


After the great success of the International Opera Studio’s La Cenerentola 2015 Tribute to Italian Opera held at prestigious Formello gets invited by Spanish famous tenor Ignacio Prieto to participate at his CD project and his concert projects Recital Lirico held in Spain. During this period gets presented at EXPO MILANO 2015 as a writer for the Mondadori project WeWomen for EXPO, Novel of the World and invited as an operasinger for the EXPO MILANO 2015 Mongolia’s Arts & Culture Day organized by the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia and Italy.


Has collaborated as the Responsible for Foreign Relations of the Viviamol’Arte Cultural Association for its International Operastudio projects as an opera singer and a stage director producing with great success the operas such as “ L’Elisir d’Amore “ by G. Donizetti as well as “ La Cenerentola” by G.Rossini, presented at the magnificent Theatre of Villa Torlonia of Rome in July 2016, where she interpreted the role of Cenerentola.


Since 2017 has strightens the relations with Creative Curating Arts Management Agency of London , UK ,and has performed together with her itaiian colleague opera singer Franco Cerri for Mongolian Cultural Day at ASIA HOUSE of London , invited by Unurma janchiv, Cultural Envoy of Mongolia to UK & EU as well as the Embassy of Mongolia in UK.

Currently has been collaborating as a soloist singer by the famous orchestra of Rome " Diletto Barocco" .


In collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia Ayana has worked as an Initiator and a Co-producer ,together with the Council of Mongolians Abroad, of the Italian-Mongolian Opera Grand Tournèe project, bringing , under the music guide of the famous italian orchestra director Jacopo Sipari Di Pescasseroli, the opera " La Cenerentola " by G.Rossini to present its historic Premier at the Academic Theatre of Opera & Ballet with participation of Italian , Spanish , Russian singers and a pianist to Mongolia for the first time in its history , involving the Symphony Orchestre of the Mongolian State Philharmonic.

Ayana has become the first interpreter of the role of Angelina - Cenerentola in Mongolia and the first mongolian opera singer to sing the role of Cenerentola in Italy . More, she has curated the project working as a stage director, costumes designer and a fundraiser of the project.



Official collaborations :

The Council of Mongolians Abroad in Collaboration with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of MONGOLIA

Official Representative of

Blog " Punto d'Incontro"

Italian-Mongolian Opera Grand Tournèe Project

Tribute to 200 year anniversary of the opera " La Cenerentola " by G. Rossini



In collaboration with :


Cultural Envoy of Mongolia to UK & EU Unurmaa Janchiv


Council of Mongolians Abroad


Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia


Mongolian State Philharmonics


Mongolian State Academic Theatre of Opera & Ballet


National News Network Agency of MONGOLIA


Recital Lirico Project , Burgos & Zaragoza , SPAIN








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