Born in 1976, the Ukrainian bass’ career is soaring, having given 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 Raina Sofia in Valencia, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Liceu Barcelona, Bolshoi Theatre Moscow and Maggio Musicale Fiorentino.
In 2015/16 he will reprise his much celebrated performance of Calixto Bieito’s Boris Godunov at Bayerische Staatsoper where his roles this season will also include, Sparafucile in Rigoletto and Bartolo in Le nozze di Figaro. He will give his role house debut at Paris Opera as Commendatore in Don Giovanni and returns later that season to sing King René in a new production of Iolanta. He will also return to the Met as Timur in Turandot.
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 and Simone Young.
In concert he appeared at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino to sing 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 Center London and at Deutsche Aids Gala in Düsseldorf. He gave 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.