Andrei Grigoriev

Baritone

Born in Irkutsk, in 1987, he completed his studies at the Tchaikovsky Music College in Ekaterinburg.
In 1992, he graduated from the Gnesin Russian Academy of Music (Natalia Shpiller’s class).
From

1990-95, he was soloist with the Ekaterinburg Theatre of Opera and Ballet.
From 1995-56, he was soloist with the Moscow Novaya Opera Company.
In 1996, he joined the Bolshoi Theatre Opera Company as soloist.

Repertoire

At the Bolshoi Theatre:
Georges Germont (La Traviata)
Prince Yeletsky (The Queen of Spades)
Robert (Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta)
Pantalone (Prokofiev’s The Love for Thee Oranges)
Afron (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Golden Cockerel)
Virgily (Rakhmaninov’s Francesсa da Rimini)
Shchelkalov (Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov)
Misgir (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Snow Maiden)
Marcello (La Boheme)
Title role (Eugene Onegin)
Sharpless (Madama Batterfly)
Verdi (Desyatnikov’s The Children of Rosenthal)
Prince Andrei Bolkonsky (Prokofiev’s War and Peace)
Morales (Carmen)
Fyodor Poyarok (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and of the Maiden Fevronia)

Also in repertoire:
Renato (Un Ballo in Maschera)
Figaro (Il Barbiere di Siviglia)
Conte di Luna (Il Trovatore)
Valentin (Faust)
Silvio (Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci)
Ferdinand (Prokofiev’s Betrothal in the Monastery)

Tours

He tours in Austria, Germany, Italy, South Korea, Japan, USA and elsewhere.
In 2001, he sang Robert in a concert performance of lolanta at the Big Hall of Moscow Conservatoire (conductor Vladimir Fedoseyev).
He has appeared at Washington National Opera in productions of Madama Batterfly (2001-02) and La Boheme (2002-03).
In 2003, he took part in the Lugano Festival (Switzerland, conductor Vladimir Fedoseyev).
In 2004, appeared at the Maria Bieshu Invita festival in Moldova.
In 2007, he sang Robert (lolanta) at the Teatro Filarmonico (Verona, conductor Vladimir Fedoseyev).
He is a constant participant in the Irina Arkhipova Presents festivals.

Discography

Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta — Robert, conductor Vladimir Fedoseyev, Relief, 2003.
Mahler’s Symphony No 8, conductor Vladimir Fedoseyev, Relief, 2005.

(c) Text by Bolshoi Theatre


Main Stage 1 Teatralnaya ploschad (1 Theatre Square), Moscow, Russia
New Stage 4/2 Teatralnaya ploschad (4/2 Theatre Square), Moscow, Russia