Castor et Pollux
Tragédie mise en musique in five acts (1754)
Music by Jean-Philippe Rameau
Libretto by Pierre Joseph Justin Bernard
The Russian Bass was born in Dimitrovgrad and studied at the conservatory of Saratov. He was winner of several singing competitions such as for example Moscow Romaciada and Hans Gabor – Belvedere- Wettbewerb as well as Ferruccio Tagliavini-Wettbewerb at Graz. He performed at the Samara Opera and Ballet Theatre, Moscow Helikon Opera, the role of Oroveso (Bellini: Norma) at Gran Teatro del Liceu, at Volksoper Wien for example Sarastro (Mozart: Die Zauberflöte) as well as from 2007 on at Oper Leipzig amongst others Titurel (Wagner: Parsifal) and Colline (Puccini: La Bohéme). Furthermore he sang Glinka’s Ruslan and Ludmila at Karlsruhe and in 2003 König Heinrich (Wagner: Lohengrin) at the Spoleto Festival dei due mondi, 2004 Verdi’s Requiem and Pimen (Mussorgsky: Boris Godunov) at Basel. Future projects include inter alii his debut as Escamillo (Bizet: Carmen) at Bolshoi Theatre and director of the casino (Prokofiev: The Gambler) in Barcelona.