Anna Kraynikova was born in Magadan, Russia. Graduated with honors from Moscow Sveshnikov Choral Art Academy in 2008 with professor Dmitry Vdovin.
Ms Kraynikova partecipated in Moscow International Vocal Arts School where she worked with the famous teachers and the music coaches from Houston Grand Opera and Met and others.
In 2008 Anna Kraynikova joined the Scuola dell’Opera Italiana in Bologna where she debuted in the roles of Norina (Donizetti’s Don Pasquale) and Musetta (Puccini’s La Boheme) on the stage of Teatro Comunale di Bologna.
During 2010 Anna Kraynikova made her Bolshoi Theatre debut as Musetta (La Boheme) and also on the stage of the Bolshoi Theatre debuted in the role of Tatiana in Dmitri Tchernyakov’s production of Eugene Onegin. Always with the Bolshoi Anna made the tour in China where she sung Tatiana on the stage of Grand National Theatre of Beijing.
In 2010/11 season, Ms Kraynikova debuted on the stage of Teatro Regio di Torino as Xenia in Andrei Konchalovsky’s production of Boris Godunov under the baton of Gianandrea Noseda. After she turned in Bolshoi to sing the role of Varya in a concert performance of Philippe Fenelon’s The Cherry Orchard (world premiere). In May 2011 Anna Kraynikova sang Liu (Puccini’s Turandot) at the Bolshoi Theatre .