Mikhail Gubsky

Mikhail Gubsky

He graduated from the Samara State Academy of Art and Culture in 1997 (Galina Sorokina’s class). Mikhail Gubsky has in his repertoire the following parts: Lensky in Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin, Golitsyn in Mussorgsky’s Khovanshchina, the Simpleton in Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov, Tsar Berendey in Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Snow Maiden, Macduff in Verdi’s Macbeth, Faust in Gounod’s Faust, Rodolfo in Puccini’s La bohème and many others.

Mikhail Gubsky tours extensively with different opera companies (such as the Novaya Opera, the Bolshoi Theatre etc). He has taken part in numerous concert programmes, including a concert in honour of Irina Arkhipova and joint performances with the singer in the Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatory.

Jointly with the National Orchestra of Russia (conductor Kent Nagano) he took part in the performance of Bach’s Mass in B minor in the Moscow International Music House in 2003. He performed the part of the Hussar in Stravinsky’s Mavra at a festival in Netherlands in 2004.

Since 1997, Mikhail Gubsky has worked with the Kolobov Novaya Opera Theatre.

Awards and Honours:

  • Honoured Artist of Russia
  • Prize-winner of the Sobinov Music Festival (Saratov, 2000)
  • Prize-winner of the Monyushko International Competition in Warsaw (1998)
  • Prize-winner of the Glinka Singing Contest (1997, Samara)
  • Prize-winner of the Pechkovsky Singing Contest (Saint Petersburg, 1996)

Roles performed at the Novaya Opera:

Der Zwerg in Zemlinsky's Der Zwerg
Paul in Korngold's Die tote Stadt
Don José in Bizet's Carmen
Tristan in Wagner's Tristan und Isolde
Lohengrin in Wagner's Lohengrin
Pinkerton in Puccini's Madama Butterfly
Manrico in Verdi's Il trovatore
Vladimir Igorevich in Borodin's Prince Igor
Prince Shuisky in Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov
Alfredo in Verdi's La Traviata
Duke of Mantua in Verdi's Rigoletto
Leicester in Donizetti's Maria Stuarda
Turiddu in Mascagni's Cavalleria rusticana
Jacopo in Verdi's I due Foscari
Nemorino in Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore
Herman in Tchaikovsky's The Queen of Spades
Ikharev in Shostakovich's The Gamblers
Walter in Weinberg's The Passenger

Radames in Verdi's Aida (in concert)
Arivino in Verdi's I Lombardi alla prima crociata (in concert)
Herod in Strauss' Salome (in concert)
Andrei in Tchaikovsky's Mazepa (in concert)
Shepherd in Szymanowski's King Roger (in concert)
Jean in Massenet's Herodiade (in concert)
Andrea Chénier in Giordano's Andrea Chénier (in concert) 

Parts in the productions: 
Verdi’s Requiem
Old Love Songs (concert)
Maria Callas (musical offering)
Novaya Opera Tenors (gala concert)
Bravissimo! (opera mix)
This is Opera! (dramatized performance)
Opera&Jazz (New Year's Eve Show)
Viva Verdi! (concert)


Pietro Mascagni. Cavalleria Rusticana (CD) — Turiddu



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