Valentina Fedeneva, native of Kramatorsk (Ukraine), studied clarinet at the Donetsk Music College. After graduation in 2001, she entered the Prokofiev State Music Academy in Donetsk, where she studied voice under Prof. Nikolai Momot. In 2006, still before completing her academic studies, she became a soloist of the Donetsk State Opera and Ballet Academic Theatre, where she sang Tatiana in Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin, Leonora in Verdi's Il Trovatore, the title role in Tchaikovsky's Iolanta, Desdemona in Verdi's Otello, Liu in Puccini's Turandot, Mimi in Puccini's La Boheme, Erste Dame and Papagena in Mozart's Magic flute, Nedda in Leoncavallo's Pagliacci, Micaela in Bizet's Carmen, Anna in Verdi's Nabucco.
In 2010 Valentina joined the Young Artist Program at the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow, where she has been guest soloist since 2011. She made her debut at the Bolshoi in 2011 as Erste Dame in The Magic flute by Mozart and in 2012 she sang Frasquita in Carmen by Bizet.
She also took part as a soloist in the season concerts of the Bolshoi Young Artist Program in the Chamber Hall of the Moscow Philarmonic and in series of concerts with Semen Skigin in the Moscow International House of Music.
In 2010 Valentina took part at the International Opera Festival "The Golden Crown" in Donetsk where she sang Desdemona in Verdi's Othello. In 2014 she performed in a concert with the Ryazan Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sergei Oselkov.
She currently works in St. Petersburg Opera
Valentina in 2011 got a diploma and special prize at the XXIV Sobinov Festival in Saratov.