Andrey Serov

  • Prize-winner at the All-Russian Nadezhda Obukhova Competition (Lipetsk, 2010, 1st prize) 
  • The Montblanc New Voices award Winner (2012)

Andrey Serov was born in Klin, Moscow Region. In 2001 he graduated from the Institute of Contemporary Art in Moscow (class of Valentin Anisimov). He was a soloist with the Moscow Regional Philharmonic and the Helikon Opera (2005–2009).

Being a soloist with the Mariinsky Academy of Young Singers Andrei made his Mariinsky theatre debut in 2009 as Shponka (Ivan Fyodorovich Shponka and His Aunt). Since 2016 he has been a member of the Mariinsky Opera Company.

Repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre:
Ataman Platov (The Lefthander)
The General (The Gambler)
Parfyon Rogozhin (The Idiot)
King of Clubs, Cook (The Love for Three Oranges)
Boris Timofeyevich (Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District)
Tkachenko (Semyon Kotko)
Baron Douphol (La traviata)
Tsar Dodon, Polkan the Voivode (The Golden Cockerel)
Salieri (Mozart and Salieri)
Soldier (Les Troyens)
Nilakantha (Lakmé)
A Sacristan (Tosca)
Golaud (Pelléas et Mélisande)
Bottom (A Midsummer Night’s Dream)
Mizhuev (Dead Souls)
Truffaldino (Ariadne auf Naxos)
Figaro (Le nozze di Figaro)
Don Alfonso (Così fan tutte)
Dulcamara (L’elisir d'amore)
Father Frost (The Snow Maiden)
Sarastro (Die Zauberflöte)
Sancho Pança (Don Quichotte)
Village-Head (May Night)
The Water-Sprite (Dvořák’s Rusalka)
Dovgochkhun (The Opera of How Ivan Ivanovich Quarrelled with Ivan Nikiforovich)
The General (The Carriage)
Shponka (Ivan Fyodorovich Shponka and His Aunt)

In concerts:
Pan Voyevoda (Pan Voyevoda)
Andrei Dubrovsky (Dubrovsky)
Storozhev (Into the Storm)
Fedot Petrovich (Not Love Alone)
Lorenzo Montanelli (The Gadfly)
Vaskov (The Dawns Here Are Quiet)
Baptista (The Taming of the Shrew)
The Cure (Colas Breugnon)
Sulpice (La fille du régiment)
Coppélius, Dr Miracle (Les Contes D’Hoffmann)

Concert repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre also includes bass solo in Stravinsky’s Les noces and Renard.

Under the baton of Valery Gergiev he appeared at the New York Philharmonic (Stravinsky’s Renard), at the Konzerthaus in Vienna (Musorgsky’s cycle Songs and Dances of Death), at the Moscow Philharmonic (Shchedrin’s oratorio Lenin is Amongst Us).

Andrey Serov has featured in Mariinsky Theatre recordings of Stravinsky’s Les noces, Massenet’s Don Quichotte, Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Golden Cockerel.

In 2010 Andrey Serov was presented with the audience award from the St Petersburg Theatregoer society for the role of Sancho Pança.

He has toured to France, Denmark, Israel, Germany, Hungary, Italy, South Korea and Estonia.

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