Gennady Akhmedov

  • Laureate of the 3rd prize of the VIII International Competition of Young Musicians Musical Vladivostok (2014)

Gennady Akhmedov was born in Abakan. He began to study singing with 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. Ovchinnikov, 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 Elena Glushenko.

Since 2013 he has been a soloist of the Primorsky Opera and Ballet Theatre. 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);
Antonio (Le nozze di Figaro, W.-A. Mozart);
Messenger, Second Shipman (The Tale of the Tsar Saltan, N. Rimsky-Korsakov);
First and Second Herald (The Snow Maiden, N. Rimsky-Korsakov);
Pan Golova (Christmas Eve, N. Rimsky-Korsakov);
Sacristan (Tosca, G. Puccini);
Official Registrar (Madama Butterfly, G. Puccini);
Frank (Die Fledermaus, J. Strauss II);
Marullo (Rigoletto, G. Verdi);
Barone Douphol (La Traviata, G. Verdi);
Flemish deputie (Don Carlo, G. Verdi);
Moralès, Dancaïro (Carmen, G. Bizet);
Farfarello (The Love for Three Oranges, S. Prokofiev);
The Bolkonsky's Old Valet, French Officer (War and Peace, S. Prokofiev);
A Captain, Zaretsky (Eugene Onegin, P. Tchaikovsky);
King (The Little Prince, L. Klinichev).

Repertoire also includes: Streshnev (Khovanshchina, M. Musorgsky), Ibn Hakia (Iolanta, P. Tchaikovsky), Potapych, The Director (The Gambler, S. Prokofiev), Venetian Guest (Sadko, N. Rimsky-Korsakov), Andrei Schelkalov, Bailiff (Boris Godunov, M. Musorgsky), Ben (The Telephone, G. Menotti).

The singer’s chamber repertoire includes Tariverdiev vocal cycle on poems by V. Mayakovsky.

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