Yevgeny Plekhanov


Upcoming performances:
2 March 2024
6 March 2024
8 March 2024
10 March 2024
30 March 2024
Bass
  • First Prize winner at the I International Festival-Competition “Arctic Constellations” (remote format, 2023)
  • Second Prize winner at the Stravinsky International Music Competition for Youth (remote format, 2023)

Yevgeny Plekhanov was born in Abkhazia. He is a graduate of the Russian Academy of Theatre Arts where he studied with Rozetta Nemichinskaya. From 2005 he completed post-graduate studies, and from 2007 he was a soloist of the Galina Vishnevskaya Centre of Opera Singing. He studied with Galina Vishnevskaya, Pavel Gubokov, Alevtina Belousova, and Sergei Murzaev.

As part of the company of the Galina Vishnevskaya Centre of Opera Singing he participated in tours of Russia, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Ukraine, France, Mexico, and Macedonia. He has also given concerts in The USA, Great Britain, Romania, Hungary, Austria, Kazakhstan, Turkey, and Greece.

From 2008 to 2013 he was a soloist of the opera theatre of the Moscow Conservatory. From 2009 he was a guest soloist of the Russian Opera Theatre, and from 2010 a soloist of the World Talents Foundation. From 2012 to 2013 he was a guest soloist of the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theatre, and regularly gives concerts.

In 2016, as part of the company of the Mariinsky Theatre directed by Valery Gergiev he participated in a tour to Harbin (the People’s Republic of China), where the artists presented War and Peace opera by Sergei Prokofiev (staged by Andrei Konchalovsky) on the stage of the Harbin Grand Theatre and were invited to perform in the new Chen Lee Concert Hall. In August and September 2017, together with the soloists of the Mariinsky Theatre, he took part in the premiere performances of Simon Boccanegra opera by Giuseppe Verdi in Vladivostok, Khabarovsk and Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk.

In February 2018, he participated in the master class of Maria Guleghina.

In May 2019, he participated in the tour performances of the Tsar's Bride opera by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov directed by Vyacheslav Starodubtsev in the Zaryadye concert hall (Moscow) and in the Mariinsky-2 (St Petersburg).

In 2019, an audio recording of Sergei Prokofiev’s opera A Story of a Real Man with the participation of the artist became a laureate of the 2nd degree of the International Prize Pure Sound.

Since September 2022, Yevgeny Plekhanov has been occupying the position of the Vocal Section Superintendent at the Vocal Art and Conducting Department of the Far Eastern State Institute of Arts. Since September 2023, he has been Assistant Rector for Youth Policy of the Far Eastern State Institute of Arts.

In 2013 became a soloist of the Primorsky Opera and Ballet Theatre. Since 2016 he has been a soloist of the Opera Company of the Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre.

Repertoire at the Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre:
Filippo II, The Grand Inquisitor, A Monk (Don Carlo, G. Verdi);
Sarastro (Die Zauberflöte, W.-A. Mozart);
Figaro, Doctor Bartolo (Le nozze di Figaro, W.-A. Mozart);
Gremin, Zaretsky, A Captain (Eugene Onegin, P. Tchaikovsky);
Kochubei, Orlik (Mazepa, P. Tchaikovsky);
Father Frost (The Snow Maiden, N. Rimsky-Korsakov);
Sobakin (The Tsar’s Bride, N. Rimsky-Korsakov);
Tsar Saltan, Skomorokh (The Tale of the Tsar Saltan, N. Rimsky-Korsakov);
Ivan Severyanovich Flyagin, Storyteller (The Enchanted Wanderer, R. Shchedrin);
Timur (Turandot, G. Puccini);
The Bonze (Madama Butterfly, G. Puccini);
Ramfis, The Pharaoh (Aida, G. Verdi);
Banguo, Doctor (Macbeth, G. Verdi);
Sparafucile, Count Monterone (Rigoletto, G. Verdi);
Ruslan (Ruslan and Lyudmila, M. Glinka, concert performance);
Surin (The Queen of Spades, P. Tchaikovsky);
Cesare Angelotti (Tosca, G. Puccini);
Marquis d'Obigny, Doctor Grenvil (La traviata, G. Verdi);
Zuniga (Carmen, G. Bizet);
Chub, Patsyuk (Christmas Eve, N. Rimsky-Korsakov);

Ferdyschenko (Idiot, A. Smelkov, concert performance);
Dolokhov, Prince Nikolai Bolkonsky, Marshal Berthier, Captain Ramballe (War and Peace, S. Prokofiev);

King of Clubs, The Wizard Celio (The Love For Three Oranges, S. Prokofiev);
Colas (Bastien und Bastienne, W.-A. Mozart).

Repertoire also includes: Boris Godunov, Pimen, Varlaam (Boris Godunov, M. Musorgsky), Prince Ivan Khovansky (Khovanshchina, M. Musorgsky), A Tall Englishman (The Gambler, S. Prokofiev), Daland (Der fliegende Holländer, R. Wagner), Pietro (Simon Boccanegra, G. Verdi), René, Bertrand (Iolanta, P. Tchaikovsky), Sobakin, Malyuta Skuratov (The Tsar’s Bride, N. Rimsky-Korsakov), Andrei Degtyarenko (The Story of a Real Man, S. Prokofiev), Boris Timofeevich, Old Convict (Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District /Кaterina Izmailova, D. Shostakovich), Gavryushka (The Gamblers, D. Shostakovich), Balda (The Tale of the Priest and of His Workman Balda, D. Shostakovich), Polkan, Toad (The Story оf the Silly Mouse, D. Shostakovich), The Execution of Stepan Razin, D. Shostakovich, Old Gypsy (Aleko, S. Rachmaninov), Markel (Doctor Zhivago, A. Lubchenko), Svetozar (Ruslan and Lyudmila, M. Glinka), Benoît, Colline, Alcindoro, (La bohème, G. Puccini), Chamberlain (The Nightingale, I. Stravinsky), Priest, 2nd Warrior (Die Zauberflöte, W.-A. Mozart), Torello (Monna Vanna, S. Rachmaninov), Alesha Popovich (The Bogatyri (The Heroic Warriors), A. Borodin), Petruchio (Kiss me Kate, C. Porter), MIII-MVI (Blind, L. Auerbach), The Man (Songs at the Well, E. Langer), Raimondo (Lucia di Lammermoor, G. Donizetti), Titurel (Parsifal, R. Wagner), Bertrand (Iolanta, P. Tchaikovsky, concert performance), Neighbor (The Fiery Angel, S. Prokofiev, concert performance).

Concert repertoire of the singer includes: Symphony № 13 (D. Shostakovich), Symphony № 14 (D. Shostakovich), Song of the Forests (D. Shostakovich), Requiem (W.-A. Mozart), Requiem (G. Verdi), Christmas Oratorio, J.S. Bach, Sun and the Poet from the Oratorio Pathetique, G. Sviridov.

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