Member of Association of Estonian Professional Musicians. Mezzo-soprano Helen Lepalaan graduated in singing from Estonian Academy of Music with Ludmilla Issakova in 2000. She continued her singing studies in 2000/2001 with Udo Reinemann at Amsterdam Conservatory and in 2001–2004 under the guidance of Mya Besselink at Maastricht Academy of Music. She has improved privately her skills with Monika Hauswalter and Charlotte Margiono. Her present singing couch is Snezaana Stamenkovic..
Her opera roles also include Pastuchina (Leoš Janáček’s Jenůfa, Opera Zuid), Blanche (Sergei Prokofiev’s The Gambler), Carmela (Manuel de Falla’s La vida breve), Cherubino (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro), 2nd Lady (Mozart’s The Magic Flute), Kate Pinkerton and Suzuki (Giacomo Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, Idée Fixe, Belgium), Polina (Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s Pique Dame, Estonian National Opera), Olga (Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin), Volpino (Joseph Haydn’s The Apothecary), Valet (Antonín Dvořák’s Rusalka), Clarice (Rossini’s La pietra del paragone), Maddalena (Giuseppe Verdi’s Rigoletto, Royal Opera of Wallony), Frugola (Il tabarro), Abtiss (Sour Angelica) and La Ciesca (Gianni Schicchi) from Giacomo Puccini’s Il trittico (Zuidi Ooper), among others.
Helen Lepalaan has received high critical acclaim for her performances in the international press.