The Ukrainian bass Alexander Tsymbalyuk is still the youngest bass to have ever performed the title role in Boris Godunov on a major international stage (Bayerische Staatoper in Calixto Bieitos production). His career is truly soaring, having made very successful company debuts at the Metropolitan Opera New York, Teatro alla Scala Milan, Royal Danish Opera Copenhagen, Bayerische Staatsoper Munich, Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin, Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia in Va-lencia, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Liceu Barcelona, Bolshoi Theatre Moscow and Mag-gio Musicale Fiorentino.
The 2016/17 season sees Alexander making his role debut as Chief of Police and Old Convict in Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk at Bayerische Staatsoper where his roles this season will also include Raimondo in Lucia di Lammermoor and Bartolo in Le nozze di Figaro. He will also return to the Royal Opera House Covent Garden as Ferrando in Il Trovatore and to Opéra National de Paris as Gremin in Onegin. In concert he will perform for the first time with the Orchestre Symphonique de Montréal with three different programmes, all conducted by Kent Nagano.
Alexander has very successfully worked with conductors including Zubin Mehta, Lorin Maazel, Riccardo Muti, Daniel Barenboim, Sir Colin Davis, Antonio Pappano, Marco Armiliato, Nicola Luisotti, Kent Nagano, Gustavo Dudamel, Riccardo Chailly, Ivor Bolton, Edward Gardner, Anto-nello Manacorda, Daniele Rustioni, Jukka-Pekka Saraste, Alain Altinoglu, Vasily and Kirill Petrenko, Dan Ettinger, Evelino Pidò and Simone Young.
In concert he has appeared at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino singing Mozart’s as well as Verdi’s Requiem and Don Carlo and he sang his Gurrelieder debut at Konzertverein Vienna (all under the baton of Zubin Mehta), Boito Mephistofeles (Prologue) with the Accademia Santa Cecilia conducted by Pappano, Rigoletto in Concert at the Hollywood Bowl with Gustavo Dudamel, Otello in concert with Sir Colin Davis and the London Symphony Orchestra at Barbican Centre London and at Deutsche Aids Gala in Düsseldorf. He has given a solo recital at St Johns Smith Square London and took part in the 20th anniversary celebration concert of the charity event “Festliche Gala der Deutschen AIDS Stiftung” at Deutsche Oper Berlin.