‘She has an earnest and intense style of conducting as well as great knowledge’

– Peter Luff, Conductor

‘She is quite astonishing and I believe she has the potential to be one of the outstanding conductors of her generation’

– Nicholas Milton


Russian-Australian conductor Natalia Raspopova (b.1982) is currently working as a freelance guest conductor and pianist.

As an active guest conductor, she has enjoyed working with the Monash Academy University Orchestra, Griffith University Symphony Orchestra, Queensland Symphony Orchestra, Queensland Opera, Christchurch Symphony Orchestra, Melbourne Youth Orchestra, Sydney University Symphony Orchestra, Coast Opera Australia and New Zealand Secondary Schools Symphony Orchestra.

Natalia came to Australia aged sixteen and has performed widely in Australia as a pianist-including an appearance with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra as concerto soloist. Concerts and important collaborations with singers led Natalia to developing an interest in opera, and subsequently to the study of conducting.

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