Aida Garifullina was born in Kazan. When she was 13, she became a grant holder of Fyodor Chaliapin Fund and was awarded "Voice of the Year". In the same year Aida performed at the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall in Moscow during the festival in “Gifted Children of Tatarstan”. She studied voice in Nurnberg Siegfried Jerusalem and with Claudia Visca in Vienna.
During her studies and after she graduated, Aida was invited to various events and festivals.
In 2005 she took part in the celebration of the 1000th anniversary of Kazan, where she sang in front of numerous foreign delegations, the President of UNESCO, President of Turkey, as well three Russian presidents - Boris Yeltsin, Vladimir Putin and Dmitry Medvedev.
In autumn she continues studying vocal in the legendary University of Music and Performing Arts in Vienna, known as “Vienna Conservatory”, in the class of professor Claudia Vissa.
The students and staff of the University staged Mozart's opera "Così fan tutte” ("Everybody do so"), in which Aida made her debut, singing a part of Despina.
Aida finishes her study in Vienna Conservatory. In October she participates in the Muslim Magomaev First International Competition of Vocalists in Moscow.
In 2010 Aida participated in the Muslim Magomaev’s First International Competition of Vocalists in Moscow, and began a creative collaboration with famed composer Walter Afanaseff.
On November, 3 Aida performed “Phacelia” vocal cycle in the concert held in Modern music center and dedicated to 80 years anniversary of the outstanding modern composer Sofia Gubaidulina, in the presence and with the approval of the author.
On August, 23, Aida participated in the closing ceremony of the XXVI World Summer Universiade in Shenzhen, China.
On June, 6 Aida was lucky to appear on the largest Opera stages in Europe – Arena di Verona in Italy, where she met outstanding Placido Domingo, who emphasized the beauty of her rare sound color.
On August 19-25 Aida participated in the Placido Domingo’s "Operalia"prestigious international vocal competition, where she passionately performed the party of Nanetta (Falstaff), Snegurochka (Snegurochka – Snow maiden), Susanna (The Marriage of Figaro), Juliet (The Capulets and the Montagues). And as a result here came the Victory! From now on Aida is the owner of the First prize of Operalia 2013.
It is definitely the turning point of Aida’s career. From that day the art life of young singer makes a great bounce: she receives numerous invitations from the most famous opera theatres of the world, the maestro Placido Domingo organizes joint concerts on the world opera stages - on October, 10 in Beijing, on October, 30 in Moscow Bolshoi Theatre.
In London she performed the party of Susanna together with maestro Valery Gergiev, who believed in her talent.
On January 5, 7, the Mariinsky Theatre performed the premiere of the most popular Mozart opera – “The Marriage of Figaro”. The opera was performed by the director Yuri Alexandrov, Russian national artists Yuri Laptev, IldarAbdrazakov etc.
On March, 29 and May, 7 Aida performed Adina in the opera "The Elixir of Love" by Gaetano Maria Donizetti.
On May, 3 Aida was honored to participate in the grand opening of the new stage of the Mariinsky Theatre and perform “The Marriage of Figaro”. The further plans are to perform the part of Gilda in Rigoletto and the party of Nanetta in Falstaff.
On 6 July, 2013 Aida took part in the opening ceremony of the 2013 Summer Universiade in Kazan and also performed in the gala concert "Chaliapin. Nureyev. Kazan" with the Mariinsky Theatre Orchestra conducted by Valery Gergiev. Most recently, Aida won the Placido Domingo’s prestigious international vocal competition "Operalia". After which followed a series of concert performances with Maestro Domingo.
On October, 16 Aida Garifullina was granted the Certificate of Gratitude of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan and the title of the Honoured Artist of the Republic of Tatarstan.
In January, 2013 by the invitation of Valery Gergiev, Aida had a very successful debut at the Mariinsky Theatre singing Susanna in Le Nozze di Figaro. In March of the same year Aida was invited by Maestro Gergiev to perform Adina in Donizetti’s L’eslisir d’amore, also at the Mariinsky.