Ekaterina Komarova was
born and bred in St. Petersburg. Catherine
graduated from school with advanced study
of French. Also she completed her studies
at the School of Arts majoring in “Choral
Singing” and College of Culture and Arts,
Choral Conductor department.
Catherine continually improves her mastery
studying vocal technique.
Since 1998 Catherine makes her own solo
program “French chanson”.
The program comprises songs of French chansonnier,
the period of the 30s (XX century) and later.
In 2002 Ekaterina Komarova released a disc
"Montmartre a la Nevski" ("Montmartre
on Nevsky") under her stage-name Catherine
The singer takes part in cultural events
timed to historical dates, holidays, in
particular events, held by diplomatic organizations.
Catherine sings in public at presentations
and corporative holidays, works on philharmonic
and club stages.
Catherines’ concerts were held in Academic
Chapel, Beloselsky-Belozersky palace, the
concert hall by Finlandsky railway station,
Music-Hall, the concert hall in “Saint Petersburg”
hotel, in Mikhail Shemyakin fund, French-Russian
club, “Gigant-Hall” concert hall, “Olimpia”
club, in Raykin theatre and many others.
At the same time Catherine sings in jazz-clubs
and art-cafes, she cooperates with “Petersburg-concert”
In 2004 and 2005 Catherine performed on
a tour in France.
In 2005 at Scenic Art Festival in Luxeuil
Catherine sang with an accompaniment of
French accordion-player Mathieu Chaussalet.
Ekaterina Komarova had concerts in Paris,
Nancy, Luxeuil and other cities of France.
There were broadcasts about her tour and
concerts in France on "FRANCE 3"
TV-channel and "FRANCE BLEU" radio
station. Newspaper "L’EST" published
several articles about Ekaterina Komarova
In 2004 Catherine became the first member
of World Association “Edith Piaf’s friends”
in Russia and CIS.
In 2005 Catherine was awarded with a name
medal of French National Assembly. A solemn
presentation of the award in France was
performed by the deputy of France Michel
Rezon, and in St. Petersburg the medal was
presented by French consul general Pascal
Ekaterina Komarova cooperates with many
musicians and ensembles. Her concerts are
accompanied by accordion, piano and orchestra
music, or phonogram “minus 1”.
Musical interests of Catherine include argentine
tango and Astor Piazzola music. Catherine
performed at tango evenings with a tango-quartette.
Catherine sings Russian folk songs and old
russian chants as well.
For Russian folk songs Catherine was awarded
with a title of a Laureate of first degree
(diploma and medal were presented) at the
II International Youth Contest “Angel Nadezhdy”
(Angel of Hope) in 2005.
Catherine is an author of several songs
in ethnic style.
In 2006 she was awarded with a first degree
diploma (Grand Prix) in nomination “Author
and performer” at the V International Alexander-Nevsky
There was a radio broadcast on one of the
St. Petersburg radio stations, dedicated
to Catherine’s victory on the festival (2006).
In 2007 Ekaterina Komarova
sang her own songs at the II International
Festival “Nevskiye Kupola” (the Nevsky cupola).
Her performance was marked out by the jury,
Catherine got a special award “For musical
expressiveness and picturesqueness”.
Catherine’s solo-concerts on the 31st of
December, 2006 in Youth theatre on Fontanka
river and on the 7th of January, 2007 in
Dostoevsky museum were both sold out.
On the 14th of February
a concert in a club “B2”(Moscow) was a success,
as well as a concert in “Apshu” club (Moscow)
on the 8th of March.
In June, 2007 another radio
broadcast about Ekaterina Komarova could
June 14, 2007 – In TV-program
“Zhivye lyudi” (People live) on St-Petersburg
TV-station there was a concert-meeting with
Ekaterina Komarova (Loriot) and "Chanson
As a part of the “Musical
sitting-rooms of St. Petersburg” project
on the 20th of July Catherine’s concert
in Rimsky-Korsakov memorial apartment was
On the 22nd of June Ekaterina
Komarova sang in public at the XV International
Art Festival “Master-Class” which took place
in Smolny Cathedral concert hall.