Russian soprano Elena Bezgodkova was born in Sverdlovsk Oblast and studied singing in Moscow. She won several first prizes in singing competitions in St. Petersburg and Moscow. She sang Tatjana in "Eugene Onegin" at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory, as well as the title role in "Jolanthe" and Semfira in Rachmaninov's "Aleko". During 2017, she sang Tatjana at the Stanislavsky Opera in Moscow, as well as Lisa in "Pique Dame". This season she makes her Wiesbaden debut as Cio-Cio San in "Madama Butterfly".