Prize winner of an international competition
In 1993 Mikhail graduated from the Lunacharsky State Institute for Theatre Arts (currently known as GITIS, Russian Institute of Theatre Arts), later interned in Vienna.
In 1994-1996 he was a trainee, then in 1996-2001 a soloist at the Bolshoi Theatre, where he performed the following parts: Young Gypsy (Rachmaninoff’s Aleko), Count Almaviva (Rossini’s The Barber of Seville), Faust (Goethe’s Faust), Astrologer (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Golden Cockerel), Rodolfo (Puccini’s La bohème), Lïkov (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Tsar’s Bride), Alfredo (Verdi’s La traviata), Lensky (Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin). Since 2001 he has been a soloist with The Mannheim National Theatre, where he performed the following roles: Count (Verdi’s Rigoletto), Radamès (Verdi’s Aida), Cavaradossi (Puccini’s Tosca), Canio (Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci), Rodolfo (Puccini’s La bohème), Pinkerton (Puccini’s Madama Butterfly), Otello (Verdi’s Otello) and other.
He regularly performs abroad, singing at world’s best venues: the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, Opéra national de Paris, the Vienna State Opera, the Hessian State Theatre of Wiesbaden, Berlin State Opera, The Colosseum Theater Essen, Florida Grand Opera, Canadian Opera in Toronto, The New National Theatre in Tokyo, The Israeli Opera. He gave concerts at the Alte Oper in Frankfurt, The Essen Philharmonic, The Queen Elisabeth Hall in Antwerp.
I prize at the International Sergey Zimin Competition for Vocalists (Moscow, 1997)
Mikhail joined the opera company of the Novosibirsk opera and ballet theatre in 2016.
- Radamès. Aida by Verdi
- Herman. The Queen of Spades. The Game by Tchaikovsky
- Otello. Otello by Verdi
- Riccardo, earl of Warwick. Un Ballo in Maschera by Verdi
- Don José. Carmen by Bizet
- Canio. Pagliacci by Leoncavallo
- Gabriel von Eisenstein. Die Fledernaus by Strauss
- The Pretender. Boris Godunov by Mussorgsky
- Feri. Silva by Kálmán
- Vaudemont. Iolanta by Tchaikovsky
- Tsar Berendey. Snow Maiden by Rimsky-Korsakov
- Kashchey the Deathless. Kashchey the Deathless by Rimsky-Korsakov