Александр Короткий

Biography

After graduating from the Moscow Conservatoire (Hugo Tits’ class), he worked at the Mariynsky Theatre, Moscow’s Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Musical Theatre and at the Moscow’s Novaya Opera Company.
In 1995-2016, he was the Bolshoi Theatre Opera Company soloist.

Repertoire

His repertoire at the Bolshoi Theatre includes:
Sciarrone, A Gaoler (Tosca)
Varsonofiev, Second Streltsy Soldier (Mussorgsky’s Khovanshchina)
Surin (The Queen of Spades)
Alcindoro (La Boheme)
Malyuta Skuratov (The Tsar’s Bride)
Samuel (Un Ballo in Maschera)
A Company Commander, Zaretsky (Eugene Onegin)
Nikitich (Boris Godunov)
King of Clubs, Farfarello (Prokofiev’s The Love for Three Oranges)
Skula (Borodin’s Prince Igor)
Molchan Mitkov (Tchaikovsky’s The Oprichnik)
Afron, Polkan (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Golden Cockerel)
Tokmakov, Vyazemsky (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Maid of Pskov)
King of Egypt (Aida)
Second gambler (the first version of Prokofiev’s The Gambler)
Marchese di Calatrava (La Forza del Destino)
Truelove (Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress)
Doctor, Servant to Macbeth, Murder (Macbeth)
Orlik (Tchaikovsky’s Mazeppa)
The Servant (Prokofiev’s The Fiery Angel)
Priest, Constable, Steward, Porter, Sentry (The Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk)
Rosenthal’s second colleague (Desyatnikov’s The Children of Rosenthal)
Bertrand (Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta)
Second Herald (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Snow Maiden)
Valet, Tikhon Shcherbatyi, General Yermolov, Second Madman (Prokofiev’s War and Peace)
Second of the well-off people (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and of the Maiden Fevronia)
Kichiga (The Enchantress)
Flemish deputy (Don Carlo)
Benoit (La Boheme)

Also in repertoire:
Ferrando (Il Trovatore)
Sparafucile (Rigoletto)
Farlaf (Glinka’s Ruslan and Ludmila)
Gremin (Eugene Onegin)
King Rene (Iolanta)
Konchak (Prince Igor)
Pimen (Boris Godunov)
Heinrich der Vogler (Lohengrin)
Goffredo (Il Pirata)
Masetto (Don Giovanni)
Porter, Sentry (Katerina Izmailova)
Laura's guest (The Stone Guest)

Discography

In 2001 in Austria his solo CD Credo was issued by Sony.
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