Dolgov Oleg (Tenor)

Oleg Dolgov

Tenor

Biography

Born in 1972, in Bryansk. He trained at the Academic Music College, attached to the Moscow State Conservatoire and, in 2004, he graduated from the Moscow State Conservatoire (Evgeny Kibkalo’s class).
In 2004–06 he studied at the Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Centre.
Soloist of the State Academic Symphony Capella of Russia and Novaya Opera Theatre.

Repertoire

Lensky (Evgeny Onegin)
Vaudemont (Iolanta)
Raymond (Tchaikovsky’s The Maid of Orleans)
Schoolmaster, Attendant (Tchaikovsky’s The Slippers)
Balakin (Tchaikovsky’s The Sorceress)
Afanasy Ivanovich (Mussogsky’s Sorochintsy Fair)
Clerk Osip Nikiforovich (Rimsky-Korsakov’s Christmas Eve)
Shepherd (Stravinsky’s Oedipus Rex)
Don Jose (Carmen)
The Duke (Rigoletto)
Peasant (Luisa Miller)
Ruiz (Il Trovatore)

And also Johann Sebastian Bach’s Mass in B minor, Haydn’s Nelson Mass and The Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9, Mozart’s Requiem and C minor Mass, Rossini’s Petite Messe solennelle and Stabat mater, Dvorak’s Requiem and Stabat mater, Bruckner’s Requiem, Schubert’s Symphony No. 6, Berlioz’s Romeo et Juliette, Brahms’ Ein deutsches Requiem, Schnittke’s Requiem, Symphony No. 2 and cantata Historia von Doctor Johann Fausten, Berinsky’s Requiem, chamber works by Russian and foreign composers.

In 2008 he made his Bolshoi Theatre debut in the role of Vaudemont (Iolanta).
In 2009 he sang Lykov (The Tsar’s Bride).
In 2014 he performed the role of Prince Yuri (The Enchantress).

Tours

In 2000, he took part in the first Russian performance of Alfred Schnittke’s opera Gesualdo (conductor Valery Polyansky).
He participated in productions of Prokofiev’s War and Peace and Wagner’s Lohengrin at the Spoleto Festival (1999, 2003) and in a production of Tchaikovsky’s The Slippers at La Scala (2005).
He took part in the Svyatoslav Richter Foundation Music Festival in Tarusa (Russia) and in the Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Centre tours to Azerbaijan, Georgia and Mexico (Carmen, Rigoletto).
In 2006, he appeared in productions of Shostakovich’s The Gamblers (Ikharev) and The Big Lightning (based on motifs of several Shostakovich works; the Architect) at the Holland Festival, Amsterdam (conductor Martin Brabbins).
In 2008, he sang the part of Don Jose at the Klaipeda Music Theatre (Lithuania).
He took part in the concert performance of Iolanta with the Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra in Tokyo in 2009.
In 2010 he performed Grigory in Boris Godunov at l’Opйra Royal de Wallonie (Liиge, Belgium) and at the International Festival in Santander, Spain.
He gave performances in Baku and Nizhny Novgorod of Shostakovich’s song cycle From Jewish Folk Poetry.
He has toured with concert programs in Russia and abroad.

Awards

Prize Winner at the Tenors of Russia Competition (2001).
Diploma Winner at the International Competition of Singers, Naples (2005).


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