Alexey Dolgov


The young Siberian tenor Alexey Dolgov is currently celebrating one successful debut after another at important venues all around the world. His performances gained him high critical acclaim for his ‘clarion tenor' (Montreal Gazette), ‘naturalness and superb timing' (Metro Weekly, Washington D.C) he also ‘shines as an actor' (Washington Post).

This season Alexey's engagements include the title role in Roberto Devereux with Bayerische Staatsoper Munich (company debut) on tour in Japan, Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor at the Washington National Opera, Tancredi at the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Pinkerton in Butterfly at Opera di Roma and Saito Kinen Festival with Ozawa. Future seasons he will sing Butterfly at the  Houston Grand Opera where he will also sing Tamino in Die Zauberflöte and Cavaradossi in Tosca, Cassio in Otello at the Metropolitan Opera New York, Des Grieux in Manon at Opera de Montreal. He will continue to work as a principal soloist at the Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow.

Last season's engagements highlights include Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor with the Metropolitan Opera New York (company debut) on tour in Japan, Cassio in Otello with Daniel Harding at the Baden-Baden Festival and on tour with the Mahler Chamber Orchestra (at Theatre des Champs Elysées Paris, Konzerthaus Dortmund and Philharmonie Luxembourg); Eugene Onegin on tour with the Bolshoi Theatre (Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Opera Lucerne International Music Festival, Teatro Real Madrid, Athens Megaron and Bolshoi Theatre Moscow); the title role in Roberto Devereux at the Opéra de Montréal, Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly at the Washington National Opera and Eugene Onegin at the Bolshoi Theatre.

In 2008 he made a very successful US debut at the Washington National Opera singing the Duke in Rigoletto. That was quickly followed by singing Rodolfo in La Bohème at the Houston Grand Opera. La Traviata with Los Angeles Opera and Teatro Municipale Giuseppe Verdi in Salerno; Eugene Onegin at Teatro Comunale Trieste; Verdi's Requiem with the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra under Daniel Harding in Stockholm and Brussels; the Rotterdam Proms with Alexander Shelley & Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra; plus a return to the Houston Grand Opera.

Alexey Dolgov began studying singing at the Novosibirsk State Conservatoire in 2001, under the tuition of Rimma Zhukova. Then, in 2002 he became a student of the Moscow Tchaikovsky State Conservatoire, where he studied with Zurab Sotkilava.

Alexey's repertoire includes Maria Stuarda Leicester, L'elisir d'amore Nemorino, Roberto Devereux title role, Russlan and Ludmilla Bayan, Cosi fan tutte Ferrando, Don Giovanni Don Ottavio, Die Zauberflöte Tamino, May Night Levko, The Golden Cockerel Prince Guidon, Tancredi Argirio, Eugene Onegin Lensky, Iolanta Vaudemont, La Traviata Alfredo, I Due Foscari Jacopo, Otello (Verdi) Cassio, Rigoletto Il duca, Messa di Requiem, La Bohème Rodolfo, Butterfly Pinkerton, Tosca Cavaradossi, Le Rossignol-Renard The Fisherman, The Demon Sinodal, Aleko Young Gipsy, Francesca da Rimini Dante, The Bells, Jewish Folk Songs.

October 2011
Alexey Dolgov