Elizaveta Malashenko

Pianist, Language coach

Moscow, Russia

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about me:

  • Senior lecturer at the Gnesin Russian Academy of Music (Moscow);
  • Graduate of the Young Opera Programme of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia;
  • Winner of international competitions.

2013 - Degree in Piano Performance (Higher education diploma), Gnesin Russian Academy of Music.

2014-2016 - postgraduate studies at the Piano accompaniment department, Gnesin Russian Academy of Music.

2020 - PHD at the Pedagogy and Methodology department, Gnesin Russian Academy of Music.

2009-2014 - accompanist in vocal and conducting classes, Popov Choir Arts Academy.

2014-2016 - coach/accompanist at the Young Opera Program of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia (Artistic Director - D.Y. Vdovin). During work in the programme she prepared opera roles with soloists for the theatre's productions, had extensive stage practice, performing various concert programmes in the Beethoven Hall of the Bolshoi Theatre, studied foreign languages and vocal diction. She has taken part in masterclasses given by leading opera singers, conductors, vocal teachers and vocal coaches in Russia, the USA and Europe:

Dmitri Vdovin, Makvala Kasrashvili, Svetlana Nesterenko, Ilja Ivari, Giulio Zappa, Alessandro Amoretti, Irene Kudela, Semion Skigin, Liuba Orfenova, Sergei Leiferkus, Irina Bogacheva, Valeria Polunina, Alexandra Goloubitskaia, Ekaterina Sementchuk, Marina Mescheryakova, Ildar Abdrazakov, Hibla Gerzmaba, Éva Marton, Elizabeth Vidal, Susanne Elmark, Neil Shicoff, Brenda Hurley, Evamaria Wieser, Natalie Dessay, Philippe Cassar, Michel Wegvart, Paul Curran, Dmitry Korchak; conductors - Vladimir Jurovski, Mikhail Jurovski, Vladimir Fedoseev, Tugan Sokhiev, Alexander Sladkovsky, Arif Dadashev, Federico Santi.

2016-2021 - accompanist in a vocal class of Honoured Artist of the Russian Federation, Prof. Rusanna Lisitsian, Gnesin Russian Academy of Music.

2019-Present - Piano accompaniment Department teacher, Gnesin Russian Academy of Music.

Concert experience:

Concerts in Beethoven hall of the Bolshoi theatre (Moscow), New stage/Historic stage of the Bolshoi theatre (Moscow), Chamber Hall of the International House of Music (Moscow), Myaskovsky hall of the conservatory (Moscow), Museum of Russian Abroad (Moscow), Main stage of Music and Poetry Theatre of E. Kamburova (Moscow), Halls of the Gnesin Russian Academy of Music (Moscow), Debolskay Hall of organ and chamber music (Sochi) etc.

Actively participating in the events and initiatives carried out by the Elena Obraztsova foundation.

Combines her concert and pedagogical activities with research work. Her field of interest is the vocal diction of foreign languages.

I am fluent in:

  • English
  • Russian
  • French
  • Italian


  • Russian
  • French
  • Italian


  • Sight reading
  • Opera theatre
  • Transposition


  • Working in class
  • Performing on stage