On January 6, 2009 soprano Lada Biriucov has performed Lisa in Tchaikovskyís The Queen of Spades at Teatr Wielki in Warsaw under the baton of Valery Gergiev.
The gala performance of Mariusz TreliŮskiís production of the Queen of Spades was her first cooperation with Valery Gergiev. Lada Biriucov is a regular guest of the Polish National Opera. She has already created Donna Elvira in Don Giovanni, Tatiana in Eugene Onegin and Turandot on this stage. †