Born in St Petersburg, Anastasia Lisitsyna graduated from the Special Music School of the St Petersburg Conservatory (class of Karine Maleyeva) then from the Conservatory (2005, class of Asya Varosyan) and completed her postgraduate study there (2008, class of Anna Makarova). She also perfected her art with Helga Storck at the Hochschule für Musik und Theater München. In 2006 she was member of the Orchesterakademie des Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festivals.
Prize-winner of the International harp competition in Belgrade (2006, 3rd prize), All-Russian Musical Competition (2012, 3rd prize), finalist of Premio Valentino Bucchi International competition in Rome (2006, 2009).
In 2012–2018 she was member of the Mikhailovsky Theatre orchestra, since 2018 has been member of the Mariinsky Orchestra.