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AYANA‘s beautiful and technically well built voice is defined as a HIGH MEZZOSOPRANO or MEZZOSOPRANO COLORATURA.


Her wide repertoire includes the whole parts of the operas such as “La CENERENTOLA” and “Il barbiere di Siviglia” by Rossini, where she sings Angelina and Rosina,

in “Cosi fan tutte” as Dorabella and Cherubino in “ Le Nozze di Figaro” by Mozart,

in Bellini’s “ Norma” she proposes Adalgisa and

famous Maddalena in Verdi’s “ Rigoletto” , Bizet’s “ Carmen” as Carmen, in Mascagni’s “ Cavaleria rusticana” the part of Lola as well as Santuzza.


More , her great variety of arias from great number of other operas by classical composers have been always highly appreciated as well as the vast programme of Russian, Italian, French romances & classical songs.



Opera Voice for "BERNINI racconta BERNINI"film

by Andrés Arce Maldonado

October 19, 2018

Rome Cinema Festival Cinecampus presentation

by La Siliàn production



Amazing cinematographic project by La Siliàn production presents the film dedicated to the arts of great architect , sculptor Gian Lorenzo Bernini,narrated by direct descendent Fabiano Forti Bernini, banker and arts collectionist.


The film directed by Rome's famous film maker Andrés Arce Maldonado.


Ayana Sambuu has been specially invited to sing such arias as Lascia ch'io pianga by Haendel , Casta Diva by Bellini and others accompanied by pianist Victoria Khalilova to cover soundtrack and music parts of this amazing film project.





Christmas Concert


Dicembre 27, 2017


Beautiful DEBUT of amazing international fame opera singers Ignacio Prieto, tenor

( Spain ), Ayana Sambuu ,mezzosoprano coloratura ( Italy - Mongolia ) , Haydee Dabusti, soprano ( Argentina ), pianist Marta Vela ( Spain ) invited by Theatre PRINCIPAL of Burgos, SPAIN, has had a great success and standing ovations on Dicembre 27 presenting a Concierto de Navidad - Christmas Concert.


The Christmas event has been organized by RECITAL LIRICO project in collaboration with Burgos City Administraion , the Administration of Theatre PRINCIPAL of Burgos as well as promoted by Radio Arlazon and the historic Diario de Burgos .


Beautiful looks of the artists has been sponsored and curated by MONICA PORRES Beauty Salon .


The opera singers accompanied by Marta Vela, famous Radio Clàsica classical music presenter, have performed a beautiful program of opera arias whilst the tenor and the main organizer of the event Ignacio Prieto, apart the arias, has sung some famous spanish zanzuellas as well.


Ayana Sambuu , has amazed the spanish public by arias such as Nobles Seigneurs, Salut by Meyerbeer; Parto , parto by Mozart, Mon coeur s'ouvre a ta voix by Saint-Saens , Una voce poco fa by Rossini . More singers have performed together the famous Brindisi from the opera " La Traviata " by Verdi accompanied by great round of applause of the public .


After the concert surrounded by public and journalists the artists gave autographes and made photos as well as gave a dinner for main organizers and VIP guests.




Ayana in Exclusive Interview

for MONGOLIA Guidebook by Federico Pistone

September 20, 2017


The newly updated and fascinating edition of the Guide for Mongolia in italian language by Federico Pistone assisted by Dulamdorj Tserendulam, mongolian student of the Sapienza University of Rome , has been distributed in all bookstores of Italy to great joy of all italians and not only who would love to visit Mongolia or have already been to.


The volume is rich of particularities and details on all possible information necessary before and during the stay and travelling in Mongolia.


The author of the already few famous guides " The Last Paradise of Nomads" Federico Pistone , giornalist of the italian Corriere della Sera , has published the greatest number of articles on Mongolia over the last more than 25 years in most prestigious italian travel magazines and journals as well as participated in TV and Radio programmes. His articles about Mongolia have been translated into other languages all over Europe considered as the most expert on Mongolia Studies.


Ayana has been in collaboration with the website by Federico Pistone for over three years as a special blogger of the PUNTO D'INCONTRO dedicated to interviews .


This time she has become one of the protagonists of the new edition by POLARIS GUIDE called after the name of the country, MONGOLIA , and has been invited to give her interview in exclusive telling about herself,her life in Italy and, of course, her singing.




The Debut of the opera "La Cenerentola" by G.Rossini

in Mongolia!

July 2, 2017 Ulaanbaatar,

State Academic Theatre of Opera & Ballet


Standing awards to protagonists of the opera " La Cenerentola" by G.Rossini under the music direction of Maestro Jacopo Sipari Di Pescasseroli , the orchestra director of the Puccini Foundation as well as the artistic director of the Italian famous Music Festival of Tagliacozzo !


The first historic Premier of this extraordinary opera to celebrate its 200 year anniversary had been exclusively presented and announced during the Press Conferences held at Zuuny Medee National News Centre as well as at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia and has been held at the Academic Theatre of Opera & Ballet of Mongolia on July 2. 2017 . The project curated by Ayana Sambuu as well as Unurma Janchiv with support of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Council of Mongolians Abroad to provide the sponsorship of the MIAT Mongolian Airlines , has been the first project to bring for the first time to opera music stage of Mongolia italian opera singers such as international level carreer Franco Cerri ( Dandini ), Concetta Peperè( Clorinda ), Pietro Toscano ( Don Magnifico ), Sabina Galizia (Barocco , Italy & Europe guest singer), Russian pianist Victoria Khalilova , absolutly first singer ever to step the stage of Mongolia from Spain Ignacio Prieto , talented tenor singer to interprete the role of Prince Ramiro.


The main role of Cenerentola - Cinderella has been interpreted by Ayana Sambuu, mezzosoprano coloratura. More , public has adored the result of her stage direction including the costumes, most of which designed and sewn by her personally. Amazing backstage video and image projections making become one of the protagonists of the opera Nathalie Von Rittersberg, special Guest Artist to represent the World of Fairy Tales and Love.


The purpose of the project has been to start the collaboration between Mongolian opera artists and Italian & international artists to construct literally the first bridge of Artistic relations to give the example of non-competition between the nations, non-competition on individual level , but union of ideas, of artistic spirit , of great will to produce what could be followed by other artists and singers of younger generation.

In such a way Mongolia has been represented by famous singers such as Enkhbat Tuvshinjargal, soloist singer of Mariinsky Theatre , Dariimaa Myagmar, soloist singer of the Mongolian Theatre of Opera & Ballet ,Star singers of NUANS Group , Ochirasaikhan Erdenee as the guest singer of the Barocco , Italy & Europe Galà.


Great Thanks to MONNIS Group for support and sponsorship, Mongol Kino Production,

Cesar's Mongolia, Brunello Cucinelli S.p.a.


Special Thanks to Altan Zandraa , Sanchir Gombojav ,Jargal DeFacto, Star HD TV, Channel 11. Enkhtuvshin Belegjargal , Marco Desideri .


Grand Galà Barocco , Italy & Europe

under music direction of Great Italian Orchestra Director

MONGOLIA , June 29 , 2017


If we would say that the Italian-Mongolian Opera Grand Tournèe project has entered into the history of two countries, we would not exaggerate absolutely anything. Amazing promotional Galà held at the Concert Hall of Mongolian State Philharmonics presenting the Italian-Mongolian -Spanish-Russian cast of international top level opera singers, such as Franco Cerri, Ignacio Prieto, Pietro Toscano,Concetta Peperè , Sabina Galizia , Victoria Khalilova, Dariimaa Myagmar ,Ochirsaikhan Erdenee, NUANS Group presenting one aria each accompanied by the Symphony Orchestra of the Mongolia's State Philharmonics under the direction of the World Top Level Orchestra director Maestro Jacopo Sipari Di Pescasseroli, invited ,first of all, by artistic director and singer herself Ayana Sambuu ,has revolutioned the classical music world of Mongolia.


Standing ovation represented by Mongolia's Intellectual Cream Society cirlces , among whom there have been Zorig Foundation's D.Oyun ; ex-President of Mongolia's Arts Council Ariunaa Tserenpil; ex Opera Theatre Director B. Sergelen , international level composer & pianist Sansar Sangidorj , great soprano Erdenetuya , artist N.Sanchir, special guests of event Nathalie Von Rittersberg and Natacha Troubezkoi , both descendant Princesses of great russian imperial family of Troubezkie.


The Concert was opened by special discourse of Mongolian Cultural Envoy to UK & EU Unurma Janchiv and representative of Mongolian State Philharmonics Erdene Oyun inviting to the stage Ayana to open it with her Una voce poco fa by G. Rossini accompanied by Victoria Khalilova , pianist -concertmaster of the project.


World Famous Great Italian Orchestra Director Maestro Jacopo Sipari Di Pescasseroli has not only conducted the orchestra but created amazing atmosphere communicating directly with the public personally telling about each coming aria accompanied by the Symphony Orchestra of the State Philaharmonics. In such a way the concert has been brought to great round of applause with the Final Rondò from the opera " La Cenerentola" by G. Rossini performed amazingly by mezzosoprano coloratura and the main project initaitor Ayana Sambuu and inviting all singers' cast of the project .


The Galà has been presented by more than 13 Mongolia's TV Channels News as well as broadcasted in direct on Ekh Oron NationWide TV Channel.




Triumph at Rome's Parioli Church Concert

with "Diletto Barocco"orchestra

May 5, 2017


The famous orchestra of Rome "Diletto Barocco" dedicates to spreading the antique music performed with the original music instruments of the epoche respecting the traditions historically inherited through the centuries.


With the initiative and patronage of " Fondazione Roma Sapienza" in collaboration with Church of Saint Theresa of Gesus Child in Panfilo in Rome's Parioli district , the magnificent concert under music direction of Maestro Giannantonio Ippolito has introduced to specially invited public the music by Jean-Philippe Rameau( 1683-1764 ); George Friedtich Haendel ( 1685-1759) ; Johann Joachim Quartz ( 1697-1773 ); Jean-Baptist Lully ( 1632-1687).


Most of the original pieces have been famous for being once specially ordered by and performed at European Royal Courts of the time.


Ayana Sambuu has been specially invited as a soloist singer of the orchestra to elaborate the repertoire for rare mezzosoprano coloratura voice , historically introduced for first time by legendary Farinelli, one of the Broschi brothers' Carlo Maria Michelangelo Nicola .


Ayana's voice and interpretation performing the famous aria " Lascia ch'io pianga " from the opera " Rinaldo " by G.F.Haendel ( 1711) has deeply emotioned the public that she has been called for the second time to perform the same aria ( what happens rarely during the classical music concerts )accompanied by public's great round of applause.



Ayana Sambuu sings with "Diletto Barocco"

April 19,2017


Great success of mezzosoprano Ayana Sambuu as the special guest of the opening ceremony dedicated to 83 year Anniversary national level events of the italian Istituto Superiore di Sanità, biggest scientific research center of the Europe, held from 19 to 21 April of this year.


Invited as an honoured guest by the famous orchestra " Diletto Barocco"of Rome and specially presented by President of the Institute Walter Ricciardi , Ayana Sambuu, within the progam of barocco style concert , has sung the famous barocco aria" Lascia ch'io pianga " by Haendel to have great appreciation from the part of adminitration and the exclusive public.


Events have had the personal participations of the President of Republic Sergio MATTARELLA, the Minister of Health Beatrice Lorenzin, the Minister of Cultural Wealth Dario Francheschini, whilst the Nobel Award neurobiologist Rita Levi Montalcini and quantistic psysician Enrico Fermi have accompanied the guests to the Museum of Istituto Superiore di Sanità.




Mongolia Cultural Day in London, UK

April 5, 2017



A BREEZE FROM THE STEPPES : Showcasing Mongolian Culture Special Event to be held at the prestigious ASIA HOUSE of London on April 5, 2017.

The event coinciding with the British - Mongolian Chambre Business Forum and the Mongolia Development Forum by the Council of Mongolians Abroad will see the presence and presentation of a special discourse of the State Secretary of Mongolia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs Davaasuren Damdinsuren .

The special event dedicated to Mongolian Culture will be opened by His Excellency Ambassador Bayar Sanjaa while the cultural program will be introduced by Unurma Janchiv , Cultural Envoy of Mongolia to UK & Europe .


Ayana Sambuu is to be the Special Guest together with her stage partner and colleague italian famous opera singer Franco Cerri to present some well-known italian and mongolian opera arias, accompanied by mongolian pianist Mandakhtuya Dorj , to represent the culture of both countires: Mongolia and Italy , while the Ts. Soyol-Erdene will perform some mongolian traditional music.



Italy & Mongolia united in Tribute to G. Rossini's



Great success of International Opera Studio of Rome of the Cultural Association ViViAmol'Arte in collaboration with the Embassy of Mongolia , Comune of Rome and Comune of Formello for the Italian- Mongolian Project " La Cenerentola" by G.Rossini curated by Ayana Sambuu, Carlo Alberto Gioja, Bruna Bencivenga to bring to Italy and introduce to italian public mongolian professional opera singers to interprete for first time in the history the complete classical opera in Rome together with italian and international opera singers .


The singers Ayana Sambuu ( Angelina-Cenerentola ) , Carlo Alberto Gioja ( Don Magnifico), Ignacio Prieto (Prince Ramiro), Enkhbat Tuvshinjargal ( Alidoro) , Paolo Ciavarelli ( Dandini ), Myagmar Dariimaa ( Tisbe ) , Sabina Galizia ( Clorinda ) under the music guide of the famous Maestro Stephen Kramer ,the stage direction of Ayana Sambuu and the performing arts direction of Carlo Alberto Gioja accompanied by the piano of Victoria Khalilova and International Opera Studio Orchestra & Choir have presented the full version of the opera "La Cenerentola " by G. Rossini at Teatro di Villa Torlonia of Rome and Chigi Palace of Formello in July 2016 .


Surrounded by the scenographic magic of full screen projectios of the paintings by Nathalie von Rittersberg and costumes design curated by Ayana Sambuu personally as a stage director with the help of Elena Orlandelli and constumist Tania Matta of the Scenaprima Associaiton have produced the absolute triumph with standing ovations for the opera interpretation of all "personage" roles by the singers of International Opera Studio of Rome!


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The Concert of Ignacio Prieto and Ayana Sambuu

Burgos , Spain


Standing ovation to Ignacio Prieto , Marta Vela and Ayana Sambuu during the charity Concert at CAJACIRCULO Auditorium held on April 1, 2015 in Burgos Spain has been dedicated to the World Day for Consciousness for Autism and organized by Autism Society of Burgos, Cajacirculo Foundation with participation of ASIRE Education of Sonia Rocano, Radio Arlazòn and Diario de Burgos.

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Mongolia for EXPO MILANO 2015

Celebration of 45 years of Diplomatic Relations between Italy and Mongolia


The special event and two concerts organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Italy , the Mnistry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia and the Embassy of Mongolia to Italy represented by the Ambassador of Mongolia to Italy Odonbaatar Shijeekhyy dedicated to the Cultural Day of Mongolia for EXPO MILANO 2015 on October 24, 2015 held at EXPO Center Open Plaza on occasion of the special visit of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia Puversuren Lundeg to Italy. The events with participation of mongolian best performers have been opened by the special discourse of the Foreign Minister fo Mongolia Purevsuren Lundeg, General Secretary Bruno Antonio Pasquino and conducted by the Honorary Consul of Mongolia in Italy Piero Bardazzi and Ayana Sambuu, official representative of, who has also interpreted Rosina from the opera " Il barbiere di Siviglia " by G. Rossini singing the Aria of Rosina as well as the duet of Figaro and Rosina together with her colleague baritone soloist singer from the Mongolian State Academic Theatre of Opera & Ballet Sainbayar Adiya.



Great Opera Music unites the coutries:

Gran Galà La Cenerentola


Famous opera arias of Rossini, Mozard, Verdi , Puccini and Hendel unite singers and musicians from Mongolia , Italy , Spain and Russia in a Red Carpet Grand Galà held at Chigi Palace - Museum of Formello in Italy. The event introduced by the Mayor of Formello Sergio Celestino and the Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Ambassador of Mongolia to Italy Odonbaatar Shejeekhuu's Consular Advisor Enkhbayar Budbazaar. The event has been patronized by the Embassy of Mongolia in Italy and the Comune of Formello and organized by the Cultural Association ViViAmol'Arte , where Ayana has interpreted Rosina from the " Il Barbiere di Siviglia" and Angelina- Cenerentola from the " la Cenerentola" both by G. Rossini.

The whole event consisted of two parts dedicated to : the first as the famous opera arias while the second the concert version of the opera " La Cenerentola" by G. Rossini where the other protagonists have been Carlo Alberto Gioja ( baritone), Bruna Bencivenga( soprano), Ochirsaikhan Erdenee ( baritone ), Ignacio Prieto ( tenor), Chinges Jargalsaikhan ( basso), Myagmarsuren Batbayar ( mezzosoprano), Victoria Khalilova ( pianist) under the music guide of the famous Maestro Stephen Kramer. The event was opened by the presentation of the paintings collection of the Guest Artist Nathalie von Rittersberg.

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Mongolia of Ayana in the Novel of the World


The small booklet of MONDADORI realized for EXPO MILANO 2015 is really singular :104 female writers of all the World , including MONGOLIA, present their novels in original and English languages. A global sized collection formed by a myriad of shorter stories where each story becomes a part of a whole and at the same time is an island , a tiny world in itself. Along with great female writers as Dacia Maraini, Anilda Ibrahimi, Simonetta Agnello Horby , Cristiana Capotondi,Chiara Devoto, Clara Sanchez, Sonya Orfalian, Elisabeth Strout, Amelie Nothormb and others AYANA represents her country through the memories about her family in Mongolia telling about preparations to greet the New Year.




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