IntroductionOne of the most sought after basses in the world, Mikhail Petrenko's vocal and acting talents are vast. He has collaborated with conductors of the highest calibre including Valery Gergiev, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Pierre Boulez, Yannick Nezet Seguin, Charles Dutoit, Myung Whun Chung, Sir Simon Rattle, Daniel Harding and Vladimir Jurowski, to name but a few.
His many recordings include Die
Walkure conducted by Gergiev released on the Mariinsky Label and Gounod's Romeo et Juliette conducted by Yannick
Nezet-Seguin released on Deutsche Grammophon. He added a recording of
Rachmaninov’s The Bells with the Berliner Philarmoniker to his
discography conducted by Sir Simon Rattle, released on EMI and also features as
Leporello in the film version of Don Giovanni, (Kasper Holten’s ‘Juan’).
Engagements this season and beyond include Damnation de Faust with the Tokyo Symphony Orchestra, Simon Boccanegra with La Scala, Tristan and Isolde with the Hamburgische Staatsoper, Bluebeard’s Castle with the Gewandhaus zu Leipzig Orchestra, Orchestre Philarmonique de Liege and Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Lohengrin with the Korea National Opera, Romeo et Juliet, Elektra and Il Barbiere di Siviglia for the Metropolitan Opera, Ivan the Terrible with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra conducted by Maestro Muti, Nabucco with La Scala and a return to the Metropolitan Opera.
[This is not a biography and is for information only. Please contact Sophie Robertson for an updated biography and performance schedule]