Awards

1st prize-winner at the International singers’ Competition in the city of Hertogenbos (Netherlands, 1985).


				
Борис Бежко

Biography

In 1983, upon completing his studies at the Moscow Conservatoire (Evgeny Nesterenko’s class), he joined the Bolshoi Theatre Opera Company.

Repertoire

A Monk (Dargomyzhsky’s The Stone Guest)
Second Herald, Bermyata (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Snow Maiden)
Bedyay, Gusli player (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevronia)
Haydamak (Prokofiev’s Semyon Kotko)
Saltan (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Tale of Tsar Saltan)
Curio (Handel’s Giulio Cesare in Egitto)
Bertrand (Iolanta)
Polish Voivode (Glinka’s Life for a Tsar/Ivan Susanin)
Vaskov (Molchanov’s Quiet Are the Dawns Here)
Polkan, Dodon (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Golden Cockerel)
Johann (Werther)
Sobakin (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Tsar’s Bride)
Gremin, Zaretsky (Eugene Onegin)
Varsonofiev (Mussorgsky’s Khovanshchina)
Angelotti (Tosca)
Samuel (Un Ballo in Maschera)
Mityusha, Police officer (Boris Godunov)
Rospolone (Paisiello’s La Molinara)
Don Basilio (Il Barbiere di Siviglia)
Wagner (Faust)
Antonio (Le Nozze di Figaro)
Benoit (La Boheme)
Skula (Borodin’s Prince Igor)
Baron (Prokofiev’s The Gambler)
Servant to Macbeth (Macbeth)
The Inn-keeper (Prokofiev’s The Fiery Angel)
The Mayor (La Forza del Destino)
The Archbishop (Tchaikovsky’s The Maid of Orleans)
Porter (Shostakovich’s The Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk)
The Cook (Prokofiev’s The Love for Three Oranges)
Master of Ceremonies, Valet, Gavrila, Tikhon Shcherbatyi, General Benigsen, Marshal Davout (Prokofiev’s War and Peace)

Tours

He tours abroad and gives a lot of concert performances.
In 2008, he sang Varlaam (Boris Godunov) at the Varna Summer International music festival. In the same year, he took part in Transfiguration International Festival of Choir and Bell Music (Yaroslavl, Russia).

Discography

Rimsky-Korsakov’s Christmas Eve — Patsyuk, conductor Mikhail Yurovsky, Russian Season 1990.
Verstovsky’s Askold’s Grave — Sadko, conductor Yuri Nikonenko, Melodiya, 1992.
Dargomyzhsky’s The Stone Guest — A Monk, conductor Andrei Chiatyakov, Russian Season, 1995.
Haydn’s The Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross/Die Sieben letzten Worte unseres Erlosers am Kreuze, conductor Antonio de Almeida, Somm, 1995.
Glinka’s Life for a Tsar — Polish Voivode, conductor Alexander Lazarev, Kultur Video, 1992.