Awards

2010 — prize-winner at the All-Russian Nadezhda Obukhova Competition (Lipetsk, 1st prize).
2010 — St Petersburg Theatregoer society the audience award (for the role of Sancho Pança in Don Quichotte.
2012 — The Montblanc New Voices award winner (St Petersburg).

				
Андрей Серов

Biography

Was born in Klin, Moscow Region. Graduated from the Institute of Contemporary Art (class of Valentin Anisimov) in 2001. He was a soloist with the Moscow Regional Philharmonic and the Moscow Music Theatre “Helikon Opera” (2005–2009).

In 2009 while a member of the Mariinsky Academy of Young Singers he made his Mariinsky theatre debut as Shponka (Shponka and His Aunt).
Since 2016 Andrey Serov has been a soloist with the Mariinsky Opera Company.

Repertoire

at the Mariinsky Theatre:

Ataman Platov (Shchedrin’s The Lefthander)
The General (Prokofiev’s The Gambler)
Parfyon Rogozhin (Weinber’s The Idiot)
King of Clubs, Cook (Prokofiev’s The Love for Three Oranges)
Tkachenko (Prokofiev’s Semyon Kotko)
Baron Douphol (Verdi’s La traviata)
Polkan (Rimsly-Korsakov’s The Golden Cockerel)
Soldier (Berlioz’ Les Troyens)
A Sacristan (Puccini’s Tosca)
Golaud (Debussy’s Pelléas et Mélisande)
Bottom (Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream)
Mizhuev (Shchedrin’s Dead Souls)
Truffaldino (Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos)
Figaro (Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro)
Dulcamara (Donizetti’s L’elisir d’amore)
Father Frost (Rimsly-Korsakov’s The Snow Maiden)
Sarastro (Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte)
Sancho Pança (Massenet’s Don Quichotte)
Village-Head (Rimsly-Korsakov’s May Night)
Vodník (Dvořák’s Rusalka)
Dovgochkhun (Banshchikov’s The Opera of How Ivan Ivanovich Quarrelled with Ivan Nikiforovich)
The General (Kruglik’s The Carriage)

He also took part in operas presented in concert version, such as Tchaikovsky’s Pan Voyevoda (title part), Khrennikov’s Into the Storm (Storozhev), Prokofiev’s Not Love Alone (Fedot Petrovich), Spadavecchia’s The Gadfly (Lorenzo Montanelli), Molchanov’s The Dawns Here Are Quiet (Vaskov), Shebalin’s The Taming of the Shrew (Baptista), Kabalevsky’s Colas Breugnon (The Cure), Donizettis’ La fille du régiment (Sulpice). His concert repertoire at the Mariinsky also includes bass solo in Stravinsky’s Les noces and Renard.

Under the baton of Valery Gergiev he appeared at the New York Philharmonic (Stravinsky’s Renard), at the Konzerthaus in Vienna (Musorgsky’s cycle Songs and Dances of Death), at the Moscow Philharmonic (Shchedrin’s oratorio Lenin is Amongst Us).

Andrey Serov has featured in Mariinsky Theatre recordings of Stravinsky’s Les noces, Massenet’s Don Quichotte, Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Golden Cockerel.

He has toured to France, Denmark, Israel, Germany, Hungary, Italy, South Korea and Estonia.
General sponsor of the Bolshoi Theatre is Ingosstrakh Insurance Company
General partner of the Bolshoi Theatre is investment group Absolute
Privileged sponsor of the Bolshoi Theatre is Credit Suisse bank
Privileged partner of the Bolshoi Theatre is GUM