Born in Elista, Kalmykia, Mingiyan Odzhaev completed his singing studies under Prof. Natalia K. Tarasova, People’s Artist of Russia, at the Astrakhan State Conservatory in 2018.
Within 2015–2018 Mingiyan Odzhaev was a soloist of the Astrakhan State Opera and Ballet Theatre. In 2018 he was trained under Oleg P. Kulko, People’s Artist of Russia, at the Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Center.
He has taken part in a masterclass given by Sergei Leiferkus.
Since September 2021 he has been working with the Opera Company of the Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre.
Repertoire at the Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre includes:
Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly, G. Puccini);
Beppe (Pagliacci, R. Leoncavallo);
Tsarevich Guidon (The Tale of the Tsar Saltan, N. Rimsky-Korsakov);
Alfred (Die Fledermaus, J. Strauss II).
Repertoire also includes: Prince Andrei Khovansky (Khovanshchina, M. Musorgsky).