234th Season

Oleg Balashov

Tenor

Born in Moscow.
Graduated from the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatoire in 1999 (class of Ye. Kibkalo).
Soloist with the Moscow municipal New Opera theatre from 1998-1999.
Mariinsky Theatre soloist since 1999, making his debut as Vaudemont (Iolanta).

Repertoire includes:
Bayan (Ruslan and Lyudmila),
Andrei Khovansky (Khovanshchina),
Andrei (Mazepa),
Vaudemont (Iolanta),
Chekalinsky (The Queen of Spades),
Vsevolod (The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevronia),
Elisey Bomely (The Tsar?s Bride),
Oedipus (Oedipus Rex),
Kuragin (War and Peace),
Sergei (Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk),
Edgardo, Arturo (Lucia di Lammermoor),
Alfredo (La traviata),
Don Carlo (Don Carlo),
Cassio (Otello),
Rodolfo (La Boheme),
B. F. Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly),
Pong (Turandot),
Nathaniel (Les Contes d?Hoffmann),
Daland (Der Fliegende Hollander),
Siegmund (Die Walkure),
Parsifal (Parsifal),
Narraboth (Salome).
Has toured with the Mariinsky Opera Company to the world?s leading theatres, among them the Metropolitan Opera (New York), Covent Garden (London), La Scala (Milan), the Teatro Real (Madrid) and the Theatre du Chatelet (Paris). He has also toured to Berlin, Stockholm, Beijing, Tokyo, Los Angeles, Washington, Amsterdam and Rotterdam.

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