From 1908 to 1909 and in 1913 she studied singing in Paris under Mathilde Marchesi, then perfected her vocal in Milano with P. Vidal. She made her debut in 1902 at the Private Opera House of Solodovnikov in Moscow as Tatiana in P. Tchaikovsky’s ‘’Eugene Onegin’’. She made guest appearances in Nizhny Novgorod (1904, 1907), Ostashkov (1907), St. Petersburg (1906), Kazan (1909), Kharkov (1910, 1922), Paris, London (1914), Baku (1922) and Odessa (1923-1924). In 1903 she created for Moscow the part of Sophie in the premiere of J. Massenet’s opera ‘’Werther’’.
Zonophone, Moscow 1908
Rigoletto (Verdi): E il sol dell’anima with Karenzin as Ivanov X-64244
Traviata (Verdi): Brindisi with Karenzin as Ivanov & chorus X-64246
Nero (Rubinstein): Cradle song as Volskaya, with Ratmirova X-64443