Ekaterina Antonenko studied choir conducting at the Moscow Academic Music College (Prof. I. Usova) and Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory (Prof. V. Sukhanov). In 2010-2012 Ekaterina was granted a DAAD scholarship for study at the Hochschule für Musik und Tanz Köln (Prof. Marcus Creed). She participated in master classes with Frieder Bernius, Marc Minkowski and Hans-Christoph Rademann. From 2012 Ekaterina teaches at the Conducting Department of the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory.
Founded in Moscow in 2006 by Ekaterina Antonenko Intrada Vocal Ensemble has performed throughout Russia’s most prestigious concert venues. Intrada regularly performes under renowned conductors such as Vladimir Jurowski, Frieder Bernius, Peter Phillips, Peter Neumann, Christopher Moulds, Aleksey Utkin and Aleksander Rudin.
In 2011 upon the invitation of Peter Phillips Ekaterina conducted The Tallis Scholars in a concert at the Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford. In January-February 2015 she was invited by Hans-Christoph Rademann to assist him at rehearsals and recording sessions of the Penitential Psalms by Alfred Schnittke with the RIAS-Kammerchor, Berlin. In August-September 2015 Ekaterina is going to instruct the Dresdner Kammerchor for the performance of Handel’s Alexander’s Feast at the Wratislavia Cantans festival.