Graduated from the St Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire (class of Grayr Khanedanian) and the Mariinsky Academy of Young Opera Singers, in 2006 she made her Mariinsky Theatre debut as Contessa di Folleville (Rossini’s Il Viaggio a Reims).
In 2012 she took part in the Salzburg Festival’s Young Singers Project. Also undertook further studies at the International Summer Academy in Mikkeli (Finland).
Since 2017, Olga Pudova has been a Mariinsky Opera Company soloist.
In 2013 the singer made her debut at the Vienna State Opera, performing the role of the Queen of the Night in a premiere of a new production of Die Zauberflöte. She has appeared at Paris National Opera, Bavarian State Opera, Zurich Opera, Grand Théâtre de Genève, Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Turin’s Teatro Regio, La Fenice, Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Gran Teatre del Liceu, Flemish Opera, Berlin’s Komische Oper, Opéra-Comique in Paris, Semperoper Dresden, Theater an der Wien, Théâtre des Champs-Élysées in Paris, Theatre Royal in Glasgow, Latvian National Opera, Opera Philadelphia, Dallas Opera; at the music festivals in Aix-en-Provence, Edinburgh, Orange, Beaune, Budapest ecc.
In 2019 she made her debut at the Bolshoi Theatre as Cunegonde (Bernstein’s Candide), then she performed Contessa di Folleville (Il Viaggio a Reims).
prize-winner at the International Lisitsian Competition
1st prize and special prize for the best performance of a French romance at the International Elena Obraztsova Competition
2nd prize at the International Rimsky-Korsakov Competition
2nd prize at the Competizione dell’Opera
3rd prize at the Plácido Domingo’s Operalia
Golden Sofit, St Petersburg’s theatre prize (for the role of Zerbinetta in the Mariinsky Theatre’s production of Ariadne auf Naxos)