Biography Highlights

- Future Seasons -

  • Debut as Barnaba in La Gioconda, Debut as Scarpia in Tosca, Don Carlo di Vargas in La forza del destino at the Deutsche Oper Berlin.
  • Debut as Rigoletto at the Oper Köln.
  • Giorgio Germont in Traviata in Sochi.
  • Debut as Ruprecht in The Fiery Angel and Alfio in Cavalleria Rusticana at the Mariinsky.
  • Guy de Montfort at Deutsche Oper Berlin in Les vepres siciliennes.
  • Rigoletto in Basel.
  • Season 2020/21 at the Mariinsky includes Tonio I Pagliacci, Carlo di Vargas in La Forza, Prince Igor, Onegin, Valentin in Faust, Amonsaro in Aida, Renato in Un Ballo, Rodrigo in Don Carlo, High Priest of Dagon Samson et Dalila, Alberich in Vagner’s Ring.
  • - Past Engagements -

  • Tonio/Alfio in I Pagliacci/Cavalleria Rusticana at Dutch National Opera , at the Grand Théâtre de Genève and Opernhaus Zürich.
  • Carlo Gérard Andrea Chénier, Tomsky in Pique Dame, Renato Un ballo in maschera at Deutsche Oper Berlin.
  • Enrico Aston in Lucia di Lammermoor at Opernhaus Zürich and Palm Beach.
  • Ford in Falstaff at Las Palmas Opera, Glyndebourne, Royal Danish Opera Copenhagen, Opernhaus Zürich and Mariinsky Theater.
  • Tomsky at Pique Dame with Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra Moscow.
  • Title role Nabucco at Grand Théâtre de Genève.
  • Belcore in L'elisir d'amore at the Bayerische Staatsoper.
  • The title role Prince Igor at the Bolshoi Theatre Moscow.
  • Stankar Stiffelio at the Bilbao Opera.
  • Dunois concert version Tchaikovsky's Maid of Orleans at the Grand Théâtre de Genève.
  • Riccardo in Puritani at the Palm Beach Opera.
  • Gergiev Festival with Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra Prokofiev’s Ivan The Terrible,
  • Took part in a tour by the Novosibirsk State Opera and Ballet Theatre, performing the title role in the opera Prince Igor (Seoul Center for Culture, South Korea) and as Escamillo in Carmen (Bangkok Art and Culture Centre, Thailand).
  • - Competitions -

  • Grand-prix at the St Petersburg All-Russian Open Opera Singers’ Competition (2007)
  • Grand-prix at the I International Pavel Lisitsian Baritones’ Competition (2008)
  • 1st prize at the II International Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Singers’ Competition (2008)
  • 2nd prize at the International Young Opera Singers’ Competition in Spain (2009)
  • 1st prize at the VII International Elena Obraztsova Young Opera Singers’ Competition (2009)
  • 3rd prize at the International Francesc Viñas Competition (Barcelona, 2011)
  • Grand-prix at the Monte Carlo Voice Masters International Vocalists’ Competition (Monaco, 2011)
  • 1st prize at the Competizione dell’opera international opera competition (Germany, Moscow, 2011)
  • 3rd prize at the XX Operalia International Competition (Beijing, 2012)
  • 2nd prize at the Hans Gabor Belvedere International Singers’ Competition (Amsterdam, 2013)
  • - Awards -

  • For the role of Prince Igor he was nominated for Russia’s national Golden Mask theatre award in the category “Best Male Role in Opera” (Novosibirsk Theatre of Opera and Ballet, 2010).
  • Holder of St Petersburg's top-tier theatre award Golden Sophit in the category "Best male role in opera performance" for the role of Graf Tomsky in opera Pique Dame in a play of Alexei Stepaniuk. Musical director and conductor Valeriy Gergiev (Mariinsky theatre, 2015).
  • - Studied -

  • Novosibirsk Musical College (2001-2003, class of Lev Bandman).
  • Glinka Conservatoire (2003–2005, class of Vladimir Prudnik, Honoured Artist of Russia) before transferring to St Petersburg, in 2005.
  • St Petersburg Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire (2005-2008, class of Vladimir Vaneyev, People’s Artist of Russia, graduated in 2008).
  • Young Opera Singers Programme at the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia (2009, Rome, Italy).
  • Soloist at St Petersburg’s Mikhailovsky Theatre (2006-2011).
  • Soloist at Novosibirsk State Opera and Ballet Theatre (2009-2015).