She was born in Sverdlovsk. She studied at the Gnessin Russian Academy of Music (class of V. Thunder), trained at the Urals State Conservatory. She graduated from the Higher School of operatic skill in Italy (from R. Scott). Winner Vocal Competition "Belvedere" in Vienna (1996). She was awarded a diploma of the USSR Ministry of Culture "For a significant contribution to the field of culture and the performing arts."

All creative activity L. Kuznetsova associated with the State Symphony Capella of Russia. Her debut was a performance of Purcell's opera "Dido and Aeneas" (1983) at the festival "December evenings". Today in the repertoire leading mezzo-soprano in the operas of Verdi - "Don Carlos" (Eboli), "Il Trovatore" (Azucena), "Luisa Miller" (Federica), "La Traviata" (Flora), "Falstaff" (Meg) "Rigoletto" (Maddalena), "Aida" (Amneris), "Othello" (Emily), "The Force of Destiny" (Preziosilla); Leoncavallo - "La Boheme" (Musetta); Ponchielli - "La Gioconda" (Laura); Giordano - "Andrea Chenier" (Countess de Kuan); Dvorak - "Mermaid" (Baba Yaga), as well as vocal and symphonic works by Bach, Mozart, Beethoven, Rossini, Berlioz, Verdi, Dvorak, Bruckner, Mahler.


Great hall of the Conservatory 24.10.2014.

A special place in the singer's repertoire covers music of Russian and modern Russian composers. She performed roles in operas by Tchaikovsky - "Eugene Onegin" (Larin), "Mazeppa" (Love), "The Enchantress" (Princess), "Slippers" (Solokha);

Mussorgsky - "Sorochintsy Fair" (Khivrya); Cui - "Feast or Famine" (Mary); Gretchaninov - "Sister Beatrice" (Beatrice); Rimsky-Korsakov - "Faith Sheloga" (Hope), "The Night Before Christmas" (Solokha); Prokofiev - "War and Peace" (Helen) "Semen Kolko" (Khivrya); Stravinsky - "Oedipus Rex" (Jocasta); Schnittke - "Gesualdo" (Donna Marie); Nikolaev - "the last days" (Goncharov); A. Tchaikovsky - "The Legend of the city of Yelets, the Virgin Mary and Tamerlane" (The Princess Eletskaya).

Kuznetsova has an active concert and educational activities, participates in the project "Small cities of Russia" in charity concerts and programs for children and youth. Touring Map singer covers many European countries, Canada and the United States.

photo The Bolshoi theatre of Russia.
A concert dedicated to 175-th anniversary of P. I. Tchaikovsky
February 2015.