Mikhail Novikov

Mikhail Novikov

He graduated from the Tchaikovsky South Ural State Institute of Arts (Vocal Art Faculty, 2005). In 2014–2017, he was a soloist of the Glinka Opera and Ballet Theatre of Chelyabinsk.

In 2016, he made a guest appearance as José (Bizet’s Carmen) in the Yekaterinburg Opera and Ballet Theatre.

In 2017, he began his studies at the Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Centre (Oleg Kulko’s class).

In 2017–2018, he was a soloist at the Alexander Alexandrov Academic Song and Dance Ensemble of the Russian Army.

He participated in tours in Ulyanovsk (2015, 2016) as well as in Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Romania, Poland, Bulgaria, Turkey, Greece, Israel, Oman and China.

Since September 2018 he has been a soloist of the Novaya Opera.

His repertoire comprises the parts of Lensky (Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin),Vaudémont (Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta),Young Gipsy (Rachmaninoff’s Aleko),Bayan (Glinka’s Ruslan and Lyudmila),Don José (Bizet’s Carmen),Radames (Verdi’s Aida),Faust (Gounod’s Faust) and Canio (Leoncavallo’s Pagliacci).

Awards and Honours:

  • Prize-winner of the Ural Gathers Friends International Competition Festival for Children and Youth (Grand Prix, Yekaterinburg, 2013)

Roles performed at the Novaya Opera:

Don José in Bizet's Carmen
Manrico, A messenger, Ruiz in Verdi's Il trovatore
Arturo Bucklaw in Donizetti's  Lucia di Lammermoor
Ismaele in Verdi's Nabucco
Borsa in Verdi's Rigoletto
Gaston in Verdi's La Traviata
Tybalt in Gounod's Romeo et Juliette
Stiffelio in Verdi's Stiffelio

Raymond in Tchaikovsky's The Maid of Orleans (in concert)
Messenger in Verdi's Aida (in concert)
Soloist in Four operetta kings (concert)



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