The Ukrainian soprano Ruslana Koval studied at the Tchaikovsky Kiev National Music Academy of Ukraine. In 2014, she earned a master’s degree in vocal performance. From 2014-2017, she took part in the YAP of the Bolshoi Theatre where she performed Barbarina in Le Nozze di Figaro, Lisa in Somnambula, Frasquita in Carmen, and Brigitta in Iolanta. Her repertoire also includes roles such as Violetta in La traviata and Gilda in Rigoletto. She was a finalist of two prestigious vocal contests, Operalia 2017 and Queen Sonja Vocal Contest 2017. She won the 1st prize in the 5th International Solomiya Krushelnytska Opera Singers Competition in 2019.