IntroductionAlexander Vinogradov made his debut at the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow at the age of 21. Since then he has established a remarkable career and has won numerous prizes in international singing competitions.
Mr. Vinogradov is a regular guest at the Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin and he has also performed with the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Dresden Semperoper, Teatro Teresa Carreño, Caracas, Opera Bastille Paris, Palau de les Arts, Valencia, Teatro Real Madrid, Opera National de Paris, Théâtre du Châtelet, the City of London Festival, the Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Ravinia Festival, Baltimore Symphony and Chicago Symphony Orchestra as well as the Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra, just to name a few.
This season’s highlights include him singing his signature role of Escamillo in Carmen at Teatro La Fenice, Sparafucile in Rigoletto and Sarastro in Die Zauberflöte at Teatro Regio Turin, da Silva in Ernani at Opera de Monte-Carlo, Mephistofeles in Faust at Atlanta Opera, a concert of Strauss songs with Nikolay Znaider and the Hallé Orchestra and Rachmaninov the Bells with Kitajenko at Konzerthaus Berlin.
Looking ahead Alexander will sing Rachmaninov the Bells with Kitajenko in Gothenburg, King Rene in Iolanta in Cologne, Beethoven's 9th Symphony with Zubin Mehta and the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra in Japan, the Bells with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Colline in La Boheme for the Dallas Opera, Walter in a new production of Rossini's Guillaume Tell and Escamillo in Carmen at Royal Opera House Coven Garden.
Highlights of the last season include the Glagolitic Mass with Sir Mark Elder and the Hallé Orchestra in San Sebastian, Shostakovich 13th Symphony at the Paris Opera with Philippe Jordan, Shostakovich 14th Symphony with Vasily Petrenko and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Beethoven’s 9th Symphony with Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra and Shostakovich’s ‘Song of the Forests’ with Fundacion Principe de Asturias, Don Carlo and Eugene Onegin at the Teatro Regio di Torino and Attila (title role) at St Gallen Opera. Alexander has also recorded songs by Rachmaninoff with pianist Iain Burnside at Edinburgh’s Queens Hall on the Delphian label.
Mr. Vinogradov is also a recitalist much in demand having given recitals in Moscow, St Petersburg, Dresden, Berlin (Deutsche Staatsoper) and Jerusalem.
He continues to work with Svetlana Nesterenko.