Alexander Bogdanov

Alexander Bogdanov


Alexander Bogdanov graduated from the Krasnoyarsk State College of Arts in 1996. In 1993, he began his career as a singer at the Krasnoyarsk Ballet and Opera Theatre where he performed the tenor parts in Khovanshchina by Mussorgsky, Eugene Onegin by Tchaikovsky, Il barbiere di Seviglia by Rossini, The Bartered Bride by Smetana, La Traviata and Un ballo in maschera by Verdi. Since 1997 the singer has worked at the Novaya Opera Theatre of Moscow.

Alexander Bogdanov sang the part of Paolo in Rachmaninov’s Francesca da Rimini and the part of Prince Bellidor in Grechaninov’s Sister Beatrice with Valery Polyansky’s orchestra in the Grand Hall of the Moscow Conservatory.

Alexander participates in The Tenors of the 21st Century art project. He often performs in the best music venues in Moscow such as the State Kremlin Palace, the Rossiya Concert Hall, the International House of Music, the Olimpiysky and Luzhniki sports complexes, the Column Hall of the House of Unions and the Philharmonic Society. He tours extensively in Russia and abroad. He has worked with prominent conductors Stadler, Gorelik, Capasso, Nekrasov, Bardin, Tausk, Fedotov, Chepurnoi, Brazhnik, Dmitryak and Bashmet.

The singer took part in 4 CD recordings.

Awards and Honours:

  • Prize-winner of Slovtsov international singing competition (1st prize)
  • Prize-winner of the Arkhipova Foundation (2005)
  • The National Asset Gold Medal

Roles performed at the Novaya Opera:

Vladimir Igorevich in Borodin's Prince Igor
Vaudémont in Tchaikovsky's Iolanta
Lensky in Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin
Simpleton in Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov
Alfredo in Verdi's La Traviata
Duke of Mantua in Verdi's Rigoletto
Count Almaviva in Rossini's Il barbiere di Siviglia
Leicester in Donizetti's Maria Stuarda
Jacopo in Verdi's I due Foscari
Nadir in Bizet's Les pêcheurs de perles
Peppe in Leoncavallo's I Pagliacci
Tsar Berendey in Rimsky-Korsakov's The Snow Maiden
Pollione in Bellini's Norma
Nemorino in Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore
Prince Ramiro in Rossini's La Cenerentola
Father in Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker. An Opera
Rodolfo in Puccini's La bohème

Bogdan Sobinin in Glinka's A Life for the Tsar (in concert)
Duke in Dargomyzhsky's The Mermaid (in concert)
Peppe in Leoncavallo's I Pagliacci (in concert)
Leicester in Donizetti's Maria Stuarda (in concert)

Parts in the productions:
Orff's Carmina Burana (scenic cantata)
Verdi's Requiem
Viva Verdi! (gala concert)
Maria Callas (musical offering)
Novaya Opera Tenors (gala concert)
Romances by Pyotr Tchaikovsky and Sergey Rachmaninov (concert)
Bravissimo! (opera mix)
Rossini (musical divertissement)
This is Opera! (dramatized performance)
Waltzes, Tangos & Foxtrots (gala concert)
Four Operetta Kings (concert)


Giuseppe Verdi. Requiem (CD) — Tenor


Государственное бюджетное учреждение культуры города Москвы «Московский театр «Новая Опера» имени Е.В.Колобова»