Nadezhda Pavlova graduated with honours from the Vocal Department of the Ivanovo Music College, Russia (2001). During the studies she was awarded the First prize of National Competition of Students Vocalists (Ivanovo, 2000). From 2001 to 2006 Nadezhda Pavlova studied at the Solo singing and Opera Training Department of the Petrozavodsk State Conservatory. She was a Second prize winner of the International Vocal Competition “Art of XXI Century” (Kiev, Ukraine, 2003).
After the graduation, in 2006, Nadezhda Pavlova became a member of troupe of the Musical Theatre of the Republic of Karelia (Petrozavodsk). She has twice received the Karelian theatre award Onega Mask in the category Debut (2007), and in the category Best Female Role (2008).
In 2011, she finished her postgraduate studies at the Petrozavodsk State Conservatory with Honoured Artist of Karelia Valery Dvornikov. In June 2012 she received the Second prize of the Vocal Competition of Competitions in the frame of 25th Sobinov Festival of Music. Since August 2012Nadezhda Pavlova is a soloist of the Perm Opera and Ballet Theater.
Her repertoire includes Violetta (La traviata), Micaela (Carmen), Serafina (Il campanello), Rita (Rita), Lucia(Lucia di Lammermoor), Adele (Die Fledermaus) a.o.