Sergey Aleksashkin |

Sergey Aleksashkin |

Sergei Aleksashkin

Date of birth
Voice type
Russia, USSR

Sergei Aleksashkin was born in 1952 and graduated from the Saratov Conservatory. In 1983-1984 he trained at the La Scala Theatre, and in 1989 he became a soloist with the Mariinsky Theatre.

The singer successfully toured Europe, America, Japan, Australia, South Korea, collaborated with such conductors as Sir George Solti, Valery Gergiev, Claudio Abbado, Yuri Temirkanov, Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Mstislav Rostropovich, Marek Yanovsky, Rudolf Barshai, Pinchas Steinberg, Eliahu Inbal, Pavel Kogan, Neeme Järvi, Eri Klass, Maris Jansons, Vladimir Fedoseev, Alexander Lazarev, Vladimir Spivakov, Dmitry Kitaenko, Vladimir Yurovsky, Ivan Fisher, Ilan Volkov, Misiyoshi Inouye and many others.

Sergei Aleksashkin has sung at the world’s largest opera houses and concert halls, including La Scala, the Metropolitan Opera, Covent Garden, the Washington Opera, the Champs Elysees, the Rome Opera, the Hamburg Opera, the National Opera of Lyon, the Madrid opera, San Francisco Opera, Gothenburg Opera, Santiago Opera, Festival Hall, Concertgebouw, Santa Cecilia, Albert Hall, Carnegie Hall, Barbican Hall, Grand Hall of the Moscow conservatories, the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, the Bolshoi Theater and the Mariinsky Theatre.

The singer has repeatedly taken part in famous international festivals in Salzburg, Baden-Baden, Mikkeli, Savonlinna, Glyndebourne, St. Petersburg.

Sergei Aleksashkin has a diverse opera and concert repertoire and a large number of audio and video recordings. The artist’s discography includes CD recordings of the operas Fiery Angel, Sadko, The Queen of Spades, The Force of Destiny, Betrothal in a Monastery, Iolanta, Prince Igor, as well as Shostakovich’s symphonies No. 13 and No. 14 .

Singer – People’s Artist of Russia, laureate of the highest theater award of St. Petersburg “Golden Soffit” (2002, 2004, 2008).

Source: Moscow Philharmonic website Photo from the official website of the Mariinsky Theater

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