Алексей Долгов

Biography

Alexei Dolgov began studying singing at the Novosibirsk State Conservatoire in 2001, under the tuition of Rimma Zhukova. In 2007 he graduated from the Moscow Tchaikovsky State Conservatory, where he studied with Zurab Sotkilava.

In 2005-12, he was a soloist with the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Music Theatre, where he took on such roles as Rodolfo (La Boheme), Ferrando (Cosi fan tutte), Lensky (Eugene Onegin), and Edgardo (Lucia di Lammermoor), Sinodal (The Demon), Nemorino (L’Elisir d’Amore), Sergei (Moscow, Cheryomushki), Alfredo (La Traviata).

In 2010 Alexei Dolgov took part in the Bolshoi Theatre tour to London, performing the role of Lensky. In 2011 he made his debut at the Bolshoi Theatre.

Repertoire

At the Bolshoi:
Lensky (Eugene Onegin)
Lykov (The Tsar’s Bride)
Prince (The Love for Three Oranges)
Rodoldo (La Boheme)
Alfredo (La Traviata)
Vladimir Igorevich (Prince Igor)
title part (Candide by Bernstein)

Tours

During his year at the Novosibirsk Conservatoire, he sang the role of Beppe in Donizetti’s Rita, with performances in Novosibirsk and Nancy in France. With Helikon Opera Company he sang the role of Pyramus in Pyramus and Thisbe by John Frederick Lampe in performances in Moscow and London.

At the Big Hall of the Moscow Conservatory he performed the tenor part in Mozart’s Requiem, Webber’s Requiem, sang Argirio in a concert performance of Tancredi, and the Young Gypsy in a concert performance of Aleko (Russian State Orchestra, conductor Mikhail Pletnev).

In 2008 Alexey Dolgov made his American debut as the Duke in Rigoletto at Washington National Opera. Sang Rodolfo (La Boheme) at Los Angeles Opera and Alfredo (La Traviata) at Teatro Verdi in Salerno.
In 2009 he appeared as Alfredo at Los Angeles Opera and took part in the performance of Verdi’s Requiem with the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra under Daniel Harding in Stockholm and Brussels.
In 2010 he sang the title role in Roberto Devereux at the Opéra de Montréal, appeared at the Rotterdam Proms with Alexander Shelley and Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, performed Cassio in Otello with Daniel Harding at the Baden-Baden Festival and on tour with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra (at Theatre des Champs Elysées Paris, Konzerthaus Dortmund and Philharmonie Luxembourg).
In 2011 he sang Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly) and Edgardo (Lucia di Lammermoor) at the Washington National Opera, Bacchus (Ariadne auf Naxos) at the Houston Grand Opera. Took part in the Metropolitan opera tour to Japan (Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor). In the same year appeared in Japan with Bavarian State Opera (title part in Roberto Devereux).

Engagements in the 2012/13 season included: Argirio (Tancredi) at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly) at the Rome Opera and at the Biwako Hall (Otsu, Japan), Cassio (Otello) at the Met, Tamino (Die Zauberfloete) at the Opera de Nice.

Alexei Dolgov has sung leading roles on the stages of Metropolitan Opera (in New York and on tour), Bayerische Staatsoper (in Munich and on tour), Washington National Opera, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Opera di Roma, Liceu Barcelona, Opera de Nice, Bolshoi Theatre, New Israeli Opera Tel Aviv and Jesrusalem, Saito Kinen Festival, Baden-Baden Festival, Theatre des Champs Elysées Paris, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Opera Lucerne, Athens Megaron, Bolshoi Theatre Moscow, Opéra de Montréal, Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin ,Orchestre Philharmonique du Lux-embourg, Houston Grand Opera, Los Angeles Opera, Teatro Municipale Giuseppe Verdi (Salerno) and Teatro Comunale Trieste.

This season includes company debuts at Scottish Opera as Vaudémont in Iolanta, Seattle Opera as Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly; and also returns to the Bayerische Staatsoper as Pinkerton, Madama Butterfly; and New Israeli Opera as Rodolfo, La Bohème.

He has worked with conductors such as Placido Domingo, Daniel Harding, Semyon Bychkov, Seiji Ozawa, Kirill Karabits, Gianandrea Noseda, Alexander Shelley, Philippe Auguin, Patrick Summers, Alain Altinoglu, Robin Ticciati, Renato Palumbo, Omer Meir Wellber, Leopold Hager and Dmitri Jurowski.
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