Sergey Rybin was born in the city of Tomsk in Siberia (Russia). He began playing the piano aged seven, studying at the specialised music school for gifted children, attached to the Conservatory of Novosibirsk. Subsequently, he studied at the Moscow State University of Culture and Arts, where having gained a Ph.D., he became Professor of Piano and taught for four years.
Since completing his studies the Royal Academy of Music in London under tutelage of Malcolm Martineau, Sergey has worked extensively for City of Birmingham Opera, English Touring Opera, Garsington Opera, Opera Holland Park and Grange Park Opera. As a recitalist he performed in Leeds Lieder+ Festival, Hampstead and Highgate Festival, Beaminster Festival and in other prominent venues in the UK alongside Joan Rodgers, Justina Gringyte, Katherine Broderick, Nelly Miricioiu, Sergey Leiferkus and others.
Sergey has been elected an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music, London and joined the coaching staff at Jette Parker Young Artists Programme at ROH, Covent Garden. After working as a chef repetiteur on the Royal Opera House’s production of Eugene Onegin and joining the music staff team for the productions of Lucia di Lammermoor and Nabucco at the ROH, during past season Sergey returned to the ROH for the productions of The Nose, Les Contes d’Hoffmann and Der Rosenkavalier.
During the current season Sergey participated in preparation of Khovanschina at Welsh National Opera, performed in Oxford Lieder Festival with Katherine Broderick and a returned to the ROH for Lucia di Lammermoor. Future engagements include Der Rosenkavalier for Glyndebourne Festival.