Opera Coach | Pianist | Accompanist
Sergey Rybin was born in the city of Tomsk in Siberia (Russia). He began playing the piano aged seven, studying at the specialised music school for gifted children, attached to the Conservatory of Novosibirsk. Subsequently, he studied at the Moscow State University of Culture and Arts, where having gained a Ph.D., he became Professor of Piano and taught for four years. Before coming to the UK Sergey also worked as a repetiteur and coach for Helikon Opera Company in Moscow.
Since completing his studies the Royal Academy of Music under tutelage of Malcolm Martineau, Sergey has worked extensively for City of Birmingham Opera, English Touring Opera, Garsington Opera, Opera Holland Park and also performed as an recitalist in Leeds Lieder+ Festival, Tete-a-Tete Opera Festival, Hampstead and Highgate Festival, Beaminster Festival and in other prominent venues in the UK. Recent engagements include various productions at RCM, Stravinsky’s Les Noces with Birmingham Opera and Rusalka at Grange Park Opera. Along with maitaining various commitments at the Royal College of Music and National Opera Studio Sergey will return to Birmingham Opera for the world premiere of Life is a Dream by Jonathan Dove, Grange Park Opera for Queen of Spades and Opera Holland Park for Eugene Onegin later this year.