Alexandr Kuznetsov graduated from the ST. PETERSBURG STATE CONSERVATOIRE in 2014.
His initial appearances were at the ST. PETERSBURG STATE RIMSKY KORSAKOV OPERA singing the title role in EUGENE ONEGIN, Germont in LA TRAVIATA, Robert in Tchaikovsky’s IOLANTA, Aeneas in DIDO & AENEAS and Karenin in Uspensky’s ANNA KARENINA.
He is now a contracted principal artist at the MIKHAILOVSKY OPERA THEATRE in St Petersburg making his debut in 2004 as Figaro in THE BARBER OF SEVILLE and going on to sing such roles as Onegin, Eisenstein in DIE FLEDERMAUS, Yeletsky in THE QUEEN OF SPADES, both Robert and Ibn-Hakia in IOLANTA, Scarpia in TOSCA and Escamillo in CARMEN on tour in Japan, in 2013 appearing as Mr. Redburn in the Willy Decker production of BILLY BUDD and in 2014, appearing as Lescaut in the Mikhailovsky co-production, with the STAATSOPER BERLIN, of MANON LESCAUT.
His roles with the company have continued, in the 2016/2017 Season including Count Tomsky in THE QUEEN OF SPADES, Schaunard in LA BOHEME, Tonio in I PAGLIACCI, and Renata in UN BALLO IN MASCHERA and his debut in the title role of THE FLYING DUTCHMAN, as well as further performances of Lescaut and Onegin.
2018 saw him appear at the MIKHAILOVSKY OPERA as Figaro in THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO, return to the roles of The Dutchman, Renato and Schaunard and tour Ireland in the company’s production of TOSCA singing Scarpia opposite Irish soprano, Celine Byrn in the title role.
He was also engaged for concerts, again in the title role in THE FLYING DUTCHMAN, with the ESTONIAN NATIONAL SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA.
Alexandr Kuznetsov‘s roles, during 2019, included Escamillo for NOVOSIBIRSK STATE OPERA & BALLET THEATRE, while at the MIKHAILOVSKY OPERA he continued his perrformances of Renato, Tomsky, Germont, Tonio and in the title role of THE FLYING DUTCHMAN as well as appearing as Boris in Krenikov’s INTO THE STORM for the BOLSHOI TOVSTOGONOV THEATRE and singing the role of Peter in PETER & FEVRONIA at the ALEKSANDRINSKY THEATRE in St. Petersburg.
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