As Vaudemont in Iolanta. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Vaudemont in Iolanta. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Prince Yuri in The Enchantress. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Prince Yuri in The Enchantress. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
In the title part of Don Carlo.  Photo by Damir Yusupov.
In the title part of Don Carlo.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Don Jose in Carmen. Dinara Alieva as Micaela.  Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Don Jose in Carmen.
Dinara Alieva as Micaela.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Sergei in Katerina Izmailova.  Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Sergei in Katerina Izmailova.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Sergei in Katerina Izmailova.  Maria Lobanova in the title part.  Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Sergei in Katerina Izmailova.
Maria Lobanova in the title part.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Vaudemont in Iolanta.  (Sergey Zhenovach production). Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Vaudemont in Iolanta.
(Sergey Zhenovach production).
Photo by Damir Yusupov.

Nearest performances

Iolanta 23 December24 December7 January
Don Carlo 1 March3 March

Awards

Prize Winner at the Tenors of Russia Competition (2001).
Diploma Winner at the International Competition of Singers, Naples (2005).

						

Biography

Born in 1972, in Bryansk. He trained at the Academic Music College, attached to the Moscow State Conservatoire and, in 2004, he graduated from the Moscow State Conservatoire (Evgeny Kibkalo’s class).
In 2004–06 he studied at the Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Centre.

Soloist of the State Academic Symphony Capella of Russia.
In 2012-14 he was a soloist with the Novaya Opera Theatre.

In 2008 he made his Bolshoi Theatre debut in the role of Vaudemont (Iolanta).
In 2014 he joined the Bolshoi Theatre Opera Company.

Repertoire

At the Bolshoi:
Vaudemont (Iolanta)
Lykov (The Tsar’s Bride)
Prince Yuri (The Enchantress)
King Charles VII (The Maid of Orleans)
Don Carlo (Don Carlo)
Alfredo (La Traviata)
Don Jose (Carmen)
Tenor I (Stravinsky’s Renard in the performance The Fables of the Vixen, the Duckling and Balda)
Sergei (Katerina Izmailova)
Herman (The Queen of Spades)

Also in repertoire:
Lensky (Evgeny Onegin)
Raymond (Tchaikovsky’s The Maid of Orleans)
Vakula (Tchaikovsky’s The Slippers)
Shepherd (Stravinsky’s Oedipus Rex)
The Duke (Rigoletto)
Rodolfo (Luisa Miller)
Manrico (Il Trovatore)
Pierre Bezukhov (War and Peace)
Don Alvaro (La forza del destina)
Young Gipsy (Aleko)
Ismaele (Nabucco)
Ikharev (The Gamblers)

And also Johann Sebastian Bach’s Mass in B minor, Haydn’s Nelson Mass and The Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, Mozart’s Requiem and C minor Mass, Rossini’s Petite Messe solennelle and Stabat mater, Dvorak’s Requiem and Stabat mater, Bruckner’s Requiem, Schubert’s Symphony No. 6, Berlioz’s Romeo et Juliette, Brahms’ Ein deutsches Requiem, Schnittke’s Requiem, Symphony No. 2 and cantata Historia von Doctor Johann Fausten, Berinsky’s Requiem, chamber works by Russian and foreign composers.

Tours

In 2000, he took part in the first Russian performance of Alfred Schnittke’s opera Gesualdo (conductor Valery Polyansky).
He participated in productions of Prokofiev’s War and Peace and Wagner’s Lohengrin at the Spoleto Festival (1999, 2003) and in a production of Tchaikovsky’s The Slippers at La Scala (2005).
He took part in the Svyatoslav Richter Foundation Music Festival in Tarusa (Russia) and in the Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Centre tours to Azerbaijan, Georgia and Mexico (Carmen, Rigoletto).
In 2006, he appeared in productions of Shostakovich’s The Gamblers (Ikharev) and The Big Lightning (based on motifs of several Shostakovich works; the Architect) at the Holland Festival, Amsterdam (conductor Martin Brabbins).
In 2008, he sang the part of Don Jose at the Klaipeda Music Theatre (Lithuania).
He took part in the concert performance of Iolanta with the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra in Tokyo in 2009.
In 2010 he performed Grigory in Boris Godunov at l’Opéra Royal de Wallonie (Liège, Belgium) and at the International Festival in Santander, Spain.
In the season 2016/17 he appeared in the title roles in Iolanta at the National Theatre Prague and in Prokofiev`s Semyon Kotko at the Concertgebau, Amsterdam (in a concert, Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir, conductor Vladimir Jurowsky).
In July 2017, he took part on the Bolshoi Theatre Opera Company tour to Savonlinna, performed the role of Vaudemont in Iolanta (conducted by Tugan Sokhiev).
He gave performances in Baku and Nizhny Novgorod of Shostakovich’s song cycle From Jewish Folk Poetry.
He has toured with concert programs in Russia and abroad.