Genady Akhmedov was born in Abakan. As a child he sung in the choir of the Preobrazhensky Cathedral. At this time he began to study singing with Honoured Artist of Russia and Buryatia, People’s Artist of the Republic of Khakassia L. Tretyakov. In 2008 he graduated from Belgorod Orthodox Seminary after majoring in Theology.
During his studies he sang in the pontifical choir and took singing lessons from S. Ovchinikov, a teacher at the Belgorod Music College. He subsequently decided to study opera singing professionally. In 2015 he graduated from the solo singing faculty of the Far Eastern State Academy of Arts having studied with Associate Professor E. Glushenko.
He has been a soloist of the State Primorsky Theatre of Opera and Ballet since 2013. In 2016 he became a soloist of the Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre.
Repertoire at the Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre includes:
Papageno (Die Zauberflöte, W-А. Mozart)
Pan Golova (Christmas Eve, N. Rimsky-Korsakov)
Messenger, Second Shipman (The Tale of the Tsar Saltan, N. Rimsky-Korsakov)
Sacristan (Tosca, G. Puccini)
Marullo (Rigoletto, G. Verdi)
Barone Douphol (La Traviata, G. Verdi)
Moralès, Dancaïro (Carmen, G. Bizet)
Farfarello (The Love for Three Oranges, S. Prokofiev)
Potapych, The Director (The Gambler, S. Prokofiev)
A Captain (Eugene Onegin, P. Tchaikovsky)
Repertoire also includes: Ibn Hakia (Iolanta, P. Tchaikovsky), Venetian Guest (Sadko, N. Rimsky-Korsakov), Andrei Schelkalov (Boris Godunov, M. Musorgsky), Ben (The Telephone, G. Menotti)
The singer’s chamber repertoire includes Tariverdiev vocal cycle on poems by V. Mayakovsky