Эдем Умеров

Biography

Was born in Samarkand. In 1991 he graduated from the St Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire (classes of Professors Steblyanko, Okhotnikov and Zastavny). Lead soloist with the St Petersburg Chamber Opera Company from 1992.
Joined the Mariinsky opera Company in 1998.

Repertoire

at the Mariinsky Theatre:

Boris Godunov, Rangoni, Mityukha (Boris Godunov)
Shaklovity (Khovanshchina)
Mazepa (Mazepa)
Prince Kurlyatev, Ivan Zhuran (The Enchantress)
Tomsky, Zlatogor (The Queen of Spades)
Ibn-Hakia (Iolanta)
Yushko Velebin (The Maid of Pskov)
Grigory Gryaznoi (The Tsar’s Bride)
Fyodor Poyarok (The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevroniya)
Igor Svyatoslavich (Prince Igor)
Aleko (Aleko)
Dolokhov, Denisov (War and Peace)
Tonio (I pagliacci)
Nabucco (Nabucco)
Ezio (Attila)
Macbeth (Macbeth)
Rigoletto (Rigoletto)
Amonasro (Aida)
John Falstaff (Falstaff)
a Mandarin (Turandot)
Scarpia (Tosca)
Telramund (Lohengrin)
Kurwenal (Tristan und Isolde)
Alberich (Das Rheingold, Siegfried)
Alberich, Gunther (Götterdämmerung)
the High Priest (Samson et Dalila)
Jokanaan (Salome)
Barak (Die Frau ohne Schatten)
Klingsor (Parsifal)
Roger (Król Roger)
Duke Bluebeard (Duke Bluebeard's Castle)

The singer’s repertoire also includes the roles of Eugene Onegin (Eugene Onegin), Columbus (Alexander Smelkov’s Fifth Journey of Christopher Columbus) and Geronimo (Il matrimonio segreto).

Together with the Mariinsky Opera Company he has toured to Great Britain (the Real Opera House, Covent Garden), Italy (La Scala, Ravenna Festival), Spain (the Teatro Real), Germany (Baden-Baden) and Israel.
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