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Mikhail Kazakov

Bass

Born in Dmitrovgrad, Ulyanovsk region. In 200l, he completed his studies at the Kazan Conservatory (Galina Lastovkas class). While still a second-year student, he took part in a performance of Giuseppe Verdis Requiem at the Tartar Theatre of Opera and Ballet.

In 2001, he joined the Bolshoi Theatre Opera Company as soloist.

At the Bolshoi Theatre:
  • King Rene (Iolanta)
  • Khan Konchak (Borodins Prince Igor)
  • Title role (Boris Godunov)
  • Zaccaria (Verdis Nabucco)
  • Gremin (Eugene Onegin)
  • Banquo (Verdis Macbeth)
  • Dosifey (Khovanshchina)
  • Kutuzov (War and Peace)
  • Prince Yuri Vsevolodovich (Rimsky-Korsakovs The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and of the Maiden Fevronia)
  • Igor Svyatoslavich (Borodins Prince Igor)
  • Leporello (The Stone Guest)
  • Don Basilio (Rossinis Il barbiere di Siviglia)
Also in his repertoire are:
  • Grand Inquisitor (Verdis Don Carlos)
  • Miller (Alexander Dargomyzhskys Rusalka)
  • Sobakin (Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakovs The Tsars Bride)
  • Aleko, Old Gypsy (Sergei Rahmaninovs Aleko)
  • Colline (La Boheme)
  • Title role (Verdis Attila)
  • Monterone, Sparafucile (VerdisRigoletto)
  • Ramfis (Aida)
  • Philip (Don Carlos)
  • Title role (Arrigo Boitos Mefistofele)
  • Pimen (Boris Godunov)
  • Ivan Khovansky (Khovanshchina)
  • Baron (Rakhmaninovs The Miserly Knight)
  • Raimondo (Lucia di Lammermoor)
  • de Silva (Ernani)
  • Ferrando (Il Trovatore)