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Andrey Zhilikhovsky


‘Moldovan baritone Andrey Zhilikhovsky studied choral conducting at the Stefan Nyaga Musical College in Chișinău, Moldova. Whilst at college he also studied as a vocalist and upon graduation, was granted a place at the Rimsky-Korsakov State Conservatory, St Petersburg.
He was a finalist in the St. Petersburg International Vocal Competition (2007) and a prize-winner of the Obraztsova International Competition for Young Singers (2009) and the Maria Bieshu International Vocal Competition.

He performs at houses including Teatro Municipal de Santiago Chile, Opera de Paris, Icelandic Opera and the Bolshoi to name a few. His performances of Barbiere will mark his American debut.'

Upcoming Events

  • Washington National Opera: <em>The Barber of Seville</em> Washington National Opera: The Barber of Seville

    "Figaro! Figaro! Fiiigarooo!" Can the sharp-witted barber of Seville help Count Almaviva woo the beautiful Rosina away from a bumbling doctor? A stellar cast joins this WNO revival of Rossini's delightful comedy--one of the most beloved opera masterpieces of all time, boasting uproarious laughs and sensational music in equal measure.

Andrey Zhilikhovsky