Born in Murmansk. In 2009 he graduated from the conducting and choral faculty of the Murmansk College of Arts (class of L. V. Filatova), and in 2014 he graduated from the vocals department of the St Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire (class of senior lecturer V.N. Gagen).
Made his debut at the Mariinsky Theatre in 2014 in Hector Berlioz opera Les Troyens. Has worked with such conductors as Valery Gergiev, Alexander Titov, Christian Knapp, Dmitry Morozov and Pavel Smelkov.
Joined the Mariinsky Opera Company in 2016.
Repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre includes:
Vakula the Blacksmith (Christmas Eve)
Lensky (Eugene Onegin)
Andrei Morozov (The Oprichnik)
The Nose (The Nose)
Anatol Kuragin, Gérard (War and Peace)
Brother Elixir (Betrothal in a Monastery)
First Croupier (The Gambler)
April (A Christmas Tale)
Prince Myshkin (The Idiot)
Hylas (Les Troyens)
Gabriele Adorno (Simon Boccanegra)
Vision of a Boy (Die Frau ohne Schatten)
the First Jew (Salome)
Rinuccio (Gianni Schicchi)
The Abbé de Chazeuil (Adriana Lecouvreur)
Repertoire also includes:
Lykov (The Tsar’s Bride), Indian Merchant (Sadko), the Young Gypsy (Aleko) and the tenor role in Mozart’s Requiem.
Since 2016 Alexander Mikhailov is a Fellow at Atkins Young Artists Program in Mariinsky.