With a wide repertoire, Kobekina has established herself as one of the most exciting cellists of her generation. As a soloist, she has worked with world-renowned orchestras such as the Konzerthausorchester in Berlin, the Kammerphilharmonie Bremen, the Vienna Symphony, the BBC Philharmonic, the Baltic Kremerata, the Mariinsky Theater Orchestra, Moscow Virtuosi, the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra Moscow, and under the direction of K. Penderecki, V. Gergiev, H. Schiff, O. Meir Wellber, V. Spivakov, and D. Kitajenko. She has participated in many festivals performing chamber music alongside great artists such as G. Kremer, R. Capuçon and V. Spivakov. She has performed in major venues such as the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Lincoln Center, the Konzerthaus in Berlin, the Tonhalle in Zurich and the Mariinsky Theater, among others.
The 2020-21 season includes debuts with V. Petrenko's Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, the Lille National Orchestra, the Yomiuri Nippon Symphony Orchestra, the Kanagawa Philharmonic, as well as recital debuts at the Verbier Festival and the Festival Gstaad Menuhin.
In 2019 she won the bronze medal at the XVI International Tchaikovsky Competition in St. Petersburg. She also received the Thierry Scherz Prize, the André Hoffmann Prize at the Gstaad Sommets musicaux festival and has been a BBC New Generation Artist from 2018 to 2021.
She was born in Russia and, after completing her studies in Moscow, she studied at the Kronberg Academy in Germany. She continued her education at the University of the Arts in Berlin and she is currently studying at the Paris Conservatory and the Frankfurter Hochschule.