Pavel Kolgatin was born in Balashov in the Saratov area of central Russia, and is an extremely promising young artist, who displays a maturity, technique and style well beyond his years.
After graduating from the Moscow Boys Choir College he became a student of the State Academy of Choral Art where he was subsequently a student of the voice department under the tuition of Professor Dmitry Vdovin.Pavel was winner of the International Competition Fedor Chaliapin in 2010 .
He has also worked with many important conductors, including Franz Welzer Most, Vladimir Spikakov, Nikolai Nekrasov, Alexander Sladovsky, Vasili Sinaisky, Christophe Rousset and others
Initial European performances included concerts with the Academie Europeenne de Musique d'Aix-en-Provence with Louis Langrée as part of their ‘Mozart and Haydn’ and ‘Mélodie et Lied’ residencies followed by Elisir d'amore at the Salzburger Landestheater .
In 2009 he became a member of the new Bolshoi Young Artist Program, and most excitingly made his debut in the role of Tamino, in the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory with the Russian National Orchestra conducted by Mikhail Pletnev. His performance was widely considered to be world class. Pavel has also sung Il ritorno di Ulisse in patria at the Theater an der Wien, Die Zauberflöte and the Mozart Requiem at the Teatro dell'Opera di Roma.
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