Elina Nechayeva was born in Tallinn, Estonia. She was already singing in a children’s choir at the age of four and started taking singing lessons at the age of 14.She studied in Tallinn for her Bachelor’s degree in music from 2011 to 2014 and from 2014 to 2016 completed her Master’s degree at the Estonian Music and Theatre Academy. In 2015 the coloratura soprano made her debut at the Estonian National Opera as Giannetta in Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore. From 2015 to 2017 Elina was playing in Estonian Drama Theatre as a guest artist. The singer also appears regularly as a soloist in concerts. Her repertoire includes works by Mozart, Rossini, Mendelssohn, Strauss, Faure, Tchaikovsky and many more.
Elina has enjoyed success in a number of competitions in Estonia, winning frst and
second prizes. In 2017 Elina got to the fnals of Neue Stimmen international music
competition in Germany from 1500 participants. The same year Elina was hosting semi
fnals of Eesti Laul and in 2018 took part as a contestant and got the frst place. Elina was
representing Estonia at Eurovision Song Contest 2018 and got the 8th place.