About us Our team Our staff Albina Belabiod Albina joined the National Opera Studio in September 2019 as Artistic Planning Manager. Born and raised in Paris, Albina graduated from the Paris Sorbonne-Nouvelle in Literature, going on to study Advertising at the London College of Communications. She pursued her musical studies in parallel, studying piano and flute, and gaining a Gold Medal in the recorder. Passionate about opera and classical music, Albina has worked for a radio station for nearly 10 years, producing and hosting daily live classical music programmes. Having developed an interest in writing, she has contributed to publications for the Verbier Festival, Philharmonie de Paris and Les Grandes Voix for several years, before starting a managerial associate position at IMG Artists Vocal Department. She is a member of Paris’ Wagner Circle and Friend+ of The Royal Opera House. Outside of opera, Albina's passions include cats, Christmas and French reality TV.