Considered by critics as one of the most interesting Rossini tenors of his generation, Maxim Mironov began his career by winning the "Neue Stimmen" competition in Germany. He was born in Tula, and after graduating from the Gnessin State Musical College in Moscow, he joined the Helikon Opera Theatre of Moscow.
Maxim has worked with significant conductors and directors including A. Zedda, D. Renzetti, B. Campanella, E. Pido, V. Jurowski, M. Mariotti, J.Lopez-Cobos, G. Noseda, P L Pizzi, T. Servillo, D. Abbado, I. Brook and S. Vizioli to name but a few.
Prominent debuts have included Otello in Lausanne, Maometto II and Il barbiere di Siviglia at Teatro la Fenice, Castor et Pollux at the Theater an der Wien, La muette de Portici at the Opera Comique and La cenerentola at the Bastille, Paris. Maxim made his US debut for Los Angeles Opera in Il Turco in Italia, returning to the country for La Cenerentola with Washington National Opera. Most recent season highlights include; Ernesto (Don Pasquale), Don Ramiro (La Cenerentola), Count Almaviva (Il barbiere di Siviglia) and his role debut as Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni).
As a recording artist, Maxim features in the new CD release of I Briganti, available on Naxos, recorded live at the Rossini in Wildbad Opera Festival in July 2012. He also recorded Rossini's Ricciardo e Zoraide in which he sings the title role, released on Naxos (2014) and has recorded at the Rossini Opera Festival.
This season he will sing Italiana in Algeri at the Theatre Capitole de Toulouse, Semiramide for Opera de Bordeaux, Otello and Falstaff by Salieri at the Theater an der Wien and he will perform a Bel Canto concert at the Rossini Festival.
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