• Prize-winner at the International Pavel Lisitsian Competition (Vladikavkaz, 2006, 2nd prize).
• Prize-winner at the Bella voce international students’ competition (Moscow, 2005)
In 2007 Olga Baranenko graduated from the St. Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire (class Lyudmila Fedotova).
At the Conservatoire’s Opera Studio she performed roles of Dido (Dido and Aeneas), Dorabella (Cosi fan tutte), Cherubino (Le nozze di Figaro), Lyubasha (The Tsar’s Bride) and Dolly (Vladislav Uspensky’s musical Anna Karenina).
Since 2005 she has been a soloist with the Mariinsky Academy of Young Singers.
In 2010 Olga Baranenko made her Mariinsky debut as Judith in Bluebeard's Castle.
Repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre:
Judith (Bluebeard's Castle)
The Composer (Ariadne auf Naxos)
A Page (The Snow Maiden)
La Frugola (Il tabarro)
Flora Bervoix, Annina (La traviata)
Fata Morgana, Nicoletta (The Love for Three Oranges)
Larina (Eugene Onegin)
Gertrud (Hansel and Gretel)
Blanche (The Gambler)
Governess (The Queen of Spades)
Cherubino (Le nozze di Figaro)
Governor’s Wife (Dead Souls)
The Page of Herodias (Salome)
Tkachikha (The Tale of Tsar Saltan)
Yepanchina (The Idiot)
La Ciesca (Gianni Schicchi)