Ksenya Popova


Saint-Petersburg, Russia

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about me:

A concert pianist, music coach, and critic. I have over 10 years of experience as an accompanist working with vocalists, including soloists from the Mariinsky Theatre, the Zazerkalie Theatre, students and graduates of conservatories, and other music educational institutions. I completed an internship in Italy focusing on the styles of Verdi and Rossini.

I graduated with a master's degree in Musical Criticism from Saint Petersburg State University (SPbGU), and my master's thesis was on the topic of "Rossini in Russia: Aspects of Performance". Currently, I work as an accompanist for the SPbGU choir and as a music editor for the Saint Petersburg Capella. Besides my performance and teaching activities, I engage in research, write articles, maintain a blog, and give lectures on the art of accompaniment.

I am fluent in:

  • English
  • Russian


  • English
  • Russian
  • French
  • Italian


  • Sight reading
  • Improvisation
  • Harpsichord
  • Vocal competitions
  • Transposition


  • Performing on stage
  • Working in class