• Prize-winner at the VIII International Competition St Petersburg in the Mirror of World Music (2018, 1st prize)
• Diploma-recipient at the V International Pavel Lisitsian Vocalists' Competition (Vladikavkaz, 2017)
• Diploma-recipient at the IV International Maxim Mikhailov Young Opera Singers' Competition (Kaluga, 2014)
• Diploma-recipient at the V International Sergei Rachmaninoff Music Competition (St Petersburg, 2012)
Irina Vaneyeva graduated from the St Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory in 2012. Trained in the class of her father, Mariinsky Theatre soloist Vladimir Vaneyev.
In 2007 she sang the role of Tsarevich Fyodor in the opera Boris Godunov at the Maxim Mikhailov International Opera Festival in Cheboksary.
Soloist with the Mariinsky Academy of Young Opera Singers since 2012.
Trained at the Elena Obraztsova International Academy of Music in St Petersburg and received her MA in "vocal art" from the Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia.
Made her debut at the Mariinsky Theatre in 2019 in Shostakovich's opera Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk.
Since 2023 she has been a soloist with the Mariinsky Opera.
Repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre:
Tamara’s Nurse (Demon)
Death (Le Rossignol)
Sonetka (Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk)
the Music Mistress (Lolita)
Tsaritsa (Christmas Eve)
Alkonost (The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevroniya)
Kashcheyevna (Kashchey the Immortal)
the Monitress (Suor Angelica)
Repertoire also includes: Lyubasha (The Tsar's Bride), Olga (Eugene Onegin) among other roles.
Has appeared at the Concert Hall of the Mariinsky Theatre, the Great and Small Halls of the St Petersburg, the St Petersburg State Academic Capella, the Sverdlovsk Philharmonic and the Moscow Conservatory.