Olga Pudova studied at the Saint Petersburg Conservatory before joining the Young Singers Academy of the Mariinsky Theatre, where she is today member of the Ensemble.
She performs on the greatest international operatic stages: the Vienna and Munich Staatsopers, the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona, the Zurich Opera House, the Baden-Baden Festival, the Paris Opera, the Théâtre des Champs-Élysées, the Semperoper Dresden, the Teatro dell’Opera in Rome, the Opéra Comique, La Fenice in Venice, the Komische Oper in Berlin, the Theater an der Wien, the Opéra national de Bordeaux, the Mannheim Opera, the Aix-en-Provence Festival, the Ghent and Antwerp Vlaamse Operas, the Edinburgh Festival, the Mariinsky Theater…
In recent seasons, she sang the Queen of the Night (The Magic Flute) at the Dallas Opera and the Dresden Semperoper, Konstanze (Il Seraglio) at the Grand Théâtre de Genève, and she made her debut at the Welsh National Opera in Stravinsky's The Nightingale. Recent performances include Olympia (The Tales of Hoffmann) at the Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona, Zerbinetta (Ariadne auf Naxos) at the Grand Théâtre de la Ville in Luxembourg, and Giunia (Lucio Silla) at La Seine Musicale.
Season 2022/23 sees her back in the Grand Théâtre de la Ville in Luxembourg as Konstanze and at the Bayerische Staatsoper (Munich) in Ariadne auf Naxos and The Magic Flute. In concerts, she performed with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, the Philadelphia Orchestra, and the Bucharest Radio Symphony Orchestra.
She won the First Prize in the Elena Obrastzova and Nadezhda Obukhova Competitions, the Second Prize in the Rimski-Korsakov, Competizione dell'opera and Operalia Competitions. Her first solo album Zdes Khorosho, recorded with the Russian folkloric ensemble Rossiya, released by Universal Music.
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