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Igor Golovatenko


Igor Golovatenko is a first prize winner of the St Petersburg Three Centuries of Classical Romance international piano-vocal duets competition (2008) and a second prize winner in Dresdens International vocal competition, the Competizione dellOpera (2011).

Igor Golovatenko studied at the Moscow Academy of the Choral Arts with Professor Dmitry Vdovin. Made his debut in the 2006 Russian premiere of Delius Eine Messe des Lebens with the Russian National Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Spivakov.

In 2007-2014 he was a soloist with the Novaya Opera, where his roles included Belcore in LElisir dAmore, Germont in La Traviata, Figaro in Il barbiere di Siviglia directed by Elijah Moshinsky, Olivier in Capriccio, Robert in Iolanta and the title role of Eugene Onegin.

Igor Golovatenko made his debut at the Bolshoi Theatre in 2010 as Dr. Falke in Strauss Die Fledermaus.

In 2014 he joined the Bolshoi Theatre Opera Company.

In January 2017 he performed Don Alvaro in Il Viaggio a Reims at the Bolshoi Theatre (concert version, conductor Tugan Sokhiev), and in 2018 sang the same part in new production of the opera (director Damiano Michieletto).

at the Bolshoi Theatre:
  • Dr. Falke (Die Fledermaus)
  • Lopakhine (Philippe Fénelons La Cerisaie) world premiere
  • Giorgio Germont (La Traviata)
  • Rodrigo (Don Carlo)
  • Lionel (The Maid of Orleans)
  • Marcello (La Boheme)
  • Robert (Iolanta)
  • Dr. Malatesta (Don Pasquale)
  • Lescaut (Manon Lescaut)
  • Prince Yeletsky (The Queen of Spades)
  • Andrei Shchelkalov (Boris Godunov)
  • Don Alvaro (Il Viaggio a Reims)
  • title part (Eugene Onegin)
  • Renato (Un ballo in Maschera)