Tamara Ilyinichna Sinyavskaya was born in Moscow.
She graduated from the Music school under the Moscow State Conservatoire named after P.I. Tchaikovsky, and then completed a vocal course at the State Institute of Theatre Arts
Being a student she attracted attention by her rarely beautiful voice — mezzo-soprano with contralto register and was invited as a soloist to the Bolshoi Theatre which became her main stage for years. She successfully performed many parts of the Russian and foreign opera repertoire: Lyubasha and Marfa, Carmen, Ul’rika and Azuchena, Marina Mnishek and Olga, Laura and Konchakovna, Ratmir and Vanya...
The singer became famous after she had successfully won the international contests for vocal singers in Bulgaria, Belgium and the IV International Contest named after P.I. Tchaikovsky. Importance of this gold medal is mainly determined by the fact that Maria Callas, Zinaida Palli and Tito Gobbi were in the jury.
Nature has endowed T.I. Sinyavskaya with magnificent voice, gorgeous appearance and genius for acting. She possesses masterful vocal technique combined with deeply sensitive performing style, high music culture and outstanding scenic temperament..
Tamara Ilyinichna went on many concert tours, including either successful solo concerts or performances in opera theatres in France, Spain, Italy, Belgium, USA, Japan, Australia and other countries.
She is a soul of the Russian opera and the Bolshoi Theatre, People’s Artist of the USSR awarded with different state orders and medals.
Nowadays Tamara Ilyinichna Sinyavskaya is the head of Vocal Department at the Music Theatre of the Russian Academy of Theatre Arts (GITIS), professor. She lives and works in Moscow.