Сергей Топтыгин

Biography

Sergey Toptygin was born in Moscow, graduated from the Moscow Tchaikovsky Conservatory (professor A. Loshak`s class). He is a diploma winner of the International Vocal Competition in Moscow (1997), a Honored Artist of the Russian Federation (2007).

Since 1996 Sergey Toptygin has been a soloist of Helikon-Opera. He also takes a regular part in the concert programs directed by G. Rozhdestvensky. He has a wide song, oratorio and chamber repertoire. He performed the part of Tamerlane in the world premiere of the opera The Legend of the City Yelets, the Virgin Mary and Tamerlane by A. Tchaikovsky (Yelets, 2011). He took part in the Festival “Bartok+” (Hungary), “Birgitta” (Estonia), the Festival of the Russian music in Cannes (France).

Repertoire

Schlendrian (Bach’s Coffee Сantata)
Escamillo (Bizet’s Carmen)
Watersprite (Dvorak’s Rusalka)
Captain (Giordano’s Siberia)
Count Almaviva (Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro)
Lindorf, Coppelius, Dapertutto, Miracle (Offenbach’s Les Contes d’Hoffmann)
Basilio (Rossini’s Il Barbiere di Siviglia)
Frank (Strauss’s Die Fledermaus)
Amonasro (Verdi’s Aida)
Nabucco (Verdi’s Nabucco)
Falstaff (Verdi’s Falstaff)
Hollander (Wagner’s Der fliegende Hollander)
Rangoni (Moussorgsky’s Boris Godunov, D.Shostakovich edition)
Griaznoy (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Tsar’s Bride)
Boris Timofeevitch (Shostakovich’s Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk)
Zaretsky, Gremin (Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin)
Ibn-Khakia (Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta)
Mazeppa, Kochubey (Tchaikovsky’s Mazeppa)
Tomski (Tchaikovsky’s The Queen of Spades)
Governor (Sergunin's Doctor Haass)
Leandro (Prokofiev`s The Love for Three Oranges)
Friedrich (Wagner`s Das Liebesverbot)

Solo in oratorios and chamber music:
Berlioz`s L’Enfance du Christ (Hérode), Beethoven`s 9th Symphony, Moussorgsky’s Dead’s dances, Shostakovich’s 14th Symphony, Rachmaninov’s The Bells, various chamber pieces by Schubert, Schuman, Massenet, Ravel, Glinka, Dargomyzhsky, Moussorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Tchaikovsky etc.
General sponsor of the Bolshoi Theatre is Credit Suisse bank
General partner of the Bolshoi Theatre is investment group Absolute
Privileged partner of the Bolshoi Theatre is GUM