234th Season

Fyodor Kuznetsov

Bass

Bass

•Prize-winner at the All-Russian Vocalists` Competition (Perm, 1987).
•Recipient of the St Petersburg Mayor`s Prize for Art (1994).

Born in Sverdlovsk. Graduated from the vocal faculty of the Nizhny Novgorod State Glinka Conservatoire in 1989 (class of Professor Krestinsky). Soloist with the St Petersburg State Academic Musorgsky Opera and Ballet Theatre from 1987-96.
Made his Mariinsky Theatre debut in 1996 as Don Basilio in Il barbiere di Siviglia. Mariinsky Theatre soloist from the same year.

Repertoire includes:
Farlaf (Ruslan and Lyudmila),
Boris Godunov, Pimen, Varlaam (Boris Godunov),
Dosifei (Khovanshchina),
Konchak, Skula (Prince Igor),
Gremin (Eugene Onegin),
Narumoff (The Queen of Spades),
Orlik (Mazepa),
Duda (Sadko),
Malyuta Skuratov (The Tsar`s Bride),
Prince Yuri, Burundai (The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevronia),
A Tall Englishman (The Gambler),
Inquisitor (The Fiery Angel),
Tkachenko (Semyon Kotko),
Mendoza (Betrothal in a Monastery),
Prince Nikolai Bolkonsky, Marshal Davout, Bennigsen (War and Peace),
Sparafucile (Rigoletto),
Philip II, Grand Inquisitor (Don Carlo),
the King of Egypt, Ramfis (Aida),
Lodovico (Otello),
Lindorf, Miracle (Les Contes d`Hoffmann),
Il Commendatore (Don Giovanni),
Daland (Der Fliegende Hollander),
Wotan, Fafner (Das Rheingold),
Hunding (Die Walkure),
Klingsor, Titurel (Parsifal).

Has toured with the Mariinsky Opera Company to Amsterdam (Concertgebouw), London (Covent Garden), Milan (La Scala), New York (Metropolitan Opera), Buenos Aires (Teatro Colon), Paris (Theatre des Champs Elysees) and Madrid (Teatro Real).
Has performed the roles of Varlaam (Boris Godunov, Festspielhaus, Salzburg, and the Stuttgart Staatstheater), Klingsor, Titurel (Parsifal, Municipal Theatre, Santiago), Priest (Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, Teatro Real, Madrid, and the Prinzregent Theater, Munich) and Il Commendatore (Don Giovanni, Los Angeles Opera and Washington Opera). In November 2004, took part in a concert by the Baltika Kremerata conducted by Gedon Kremer at Carnegie Hall (Shostakovich`s Fourteenth Symphony).

Recordings include Boris Godunov and Betrothal in a Monastery (Philips Classics), Karoena de Zeemirmin by Bindewin Bucking and romances and poems by Shostakovich for Vox Tempory.
Bass

•Prize-winner at the All-Russian Vocalists` Competition (Perm, 1987).
•Recipient of the St Petersburg Mayor`s Prize for Art (1994).

Born in Sverdlovsk. Graduated from the vocal faculty of the Nizhny Novgorod State Glinka Conservatoire in 1989 (class of Professor Krestinsky). Soloist with the St Petersburg State Academic Musorgsky Opera and Ballet Theatre from 1987-96.
Made his Mariinsky Theatre debut in 1996 as Don Basilio in Il barbiere di Siviglia. Mariinsky Theatre soloist from the same year.

Repertoire includes:
Farlaf (Ruslan and Lyudmila),
Boris Godunov, Pimen, Varlaam (Boris Godunov),
Dosifei (Khovanshchina),
Konchak, Skula (Prince Igor),
Gremin (Eugene Onegin),
Narumoff (The Queen of Spades),
Orlik (Mazepa),
Duda (Sadko),
Malyuta Skuratov (The Tsar`s Bride),
Prince Yuri, Burundai (The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevronia),
A Tall Englishman (The Gambler),
Inquisitor (The Fiery Angel),
Tkachenko (Semyon Kotko),
Mendoza (Betrothal in a Monastery),
Prince Nikolai Bolkonsky, Marshal Davout, Bennigsen (War and Peace),
Sparafucile (Rigoletto),
Philip II, Grand Inquisitor (Don Carlo),
the King of Egypt, Ramfis (Aida),
Lodovico (Otello),
Lindorf, Miracle (Les Contes d`Hoffmann),
Il Commendatore (Don Giovanni),
Daland (Der Fliegende Hollander),
Wotan, Fafner (Das Rheingold),
Hunding (Die Walkure),
Klingsor, Titurel (Parsifal).

Has toured with the Mariinsky Opera Company to Amsterdam (Concertgebouw), London (Covent Garden), Milan (La Scala), New York (Metropolitan Opera), Buenos Aires (Teatro Colon), Paris (Theatre des Champs Elysees) and Madrid (Teatro Real).
Has performed the roles of Varlaam (Boris Godunov, Festspielhaus, Salzburg, and the Stuttgart Staatstheater), Klingsor, Titurel (Parsifal, Municipal Theatre, Santiago), Priest (Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, Teatro Real, Madrid, and the Prinzregent Theater, Munich) and Il Commendatore (Don Giovanni, Los Angeles Opera and Washington Opera). In November 2004, took part in a concert by the Baltika Kremerata conducted by Gedon Kremer at Carnegie Hall (Shostakovich`s Fourteenth Symphony).

Recordings include Boris Godunov and Betrothal in a Monastery (Philips Classics), Karoena de Zeemirmin by Bindewin Bucking and romances and poems by Shostakovich for Vox Tempory.

Mariinsky Theatre:
1 Theatre Square
St. Petersburg
Mariinsky-2 (New Theatre):
34 Dekabristov Street
St. Petersburg
Mariinsky Concert Hall:
20 Pisareva street
St. Petersburg