In 2005-2011, he began his singing study at the Rimsky-Korsakov State Conservatory of St. Petersburg (the Solo Singing Department, Irina Bogachyov’s class). In the Conservatory’s Opera Studio he performed the parts of Lykov (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Tsar’s Life),Christ (Beethoven’s oratorio Christus am Ölberge) and Le Remendado (Bizet’s Carmen). He took part in the concert opera performances of Ravel’s L'enfant et les sortilèges and Orff’s Die Kluge at the Grand Hall of the St. Petersburg Conservatory. He sang the parts of the Bell-ringer and the Imp in Shostakovich’s The Tale of the Priest and of His Workman Balda in Norway and Ireland.
In 2009-2012, he became a soloist of the Young Artists Opera Program of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia. The same year he performed Arbace in Mozart’s opera Idomeneo, re di Creta in concert with Alexander Rudin’ Musica Viva Moscow Chamber Orchestra. At the Bolshoi Theatre he performed the part of Parpignol (Puccini’s La boheme),Lykov (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Tsar’s Bride),Ismaele (Verdi’s Nabucco) and Alfred (Strauss’ Die Fledermaus). He sang in premieres of Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Golden Cockerel (Gvidon, Kirill Serebrennikov’s production),Strauss’ Der Rosenkavalier (an Italian singer, Stephen Lawless’ production),Tchaikovsky’s The Enchantress (Yuriy, Lukash, Alexander Titel’s production),Sergei Banevich’s The Story of Kai and Gerda (Kai, Dmitry Belyanushkin’s production).
He toured with the theatre in Poland and Germany, where he performed the part of Alméric (Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta, conductor Vassily Sinaisky). In 2010, he performed Benvolio (Gounod’s Roméo et Juliette in concert) in the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall and Roderigo (Verdi’s Otello in concert) in the Great Hall of the Moscow Conservatory. Boris participated in the 6th Levitan Festival in Plyos (artistic director Alexey Goribol). In 2013, he performed Bogdan Sobinin in Glinka’s A Life for the Tsar) at the Glinka Opera and Ballet Theatre in Chelyabinsk. He performed Alfredo (Verdi’s La traviata) with the Göttinger Symphonie Orchester under the baton of Christoph-Mathias Mueller (2011) and in Atlanta Opera (USA, 2013).
Since 2013, he has been a soloist of the Perm Opera and Ballet Theatre where he performed the parts of Vladimir Igorevich (Borodin’ Prince Igor, stage director - Sigrid T’Hooft),Vakula (Tchaikovsky’s Cherevichki),Lensky (Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin),Lykov (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Tsar’s Bride, conductor Valery Platonov),Pinkerton (Puccini’s Madama Butterfly),Steersman (Wagner’s Der fliegende Holländer, conductor Thomas Sanderling),Edgardo (Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor, stage director - Constantinos Contocristo, music director and conductor Ektoras Tartanis); he also performed the tenor part in Rossini’s Stabat Mater. Under the baton of Teodor Currentzis he performed the parts of Don Ottavio (Mozart’s Don Giovanni, stage director Valentina Carrasco) Alfredo (Verdi’s La traviata, stage director Robert Wilson),Chevalier (Poulenc’s Dialogues des Carmélites),Brighella (Strauss’ Ariadne auf Naxos),the parts of the tenor in Honegger’s oratorio Jeanne au bûcher (stage director Romeo Castellucci) and Schubert’s vocal cycle Winterreise (arranged by Hans Zender). In 2014, under the baton of Vladimir Jurowski he performed the role of Narraboth (Strauss’ Salome in concert). In 2016, he debuted as Sinodal (Rubinstein’s The Demon in concert, conductor Mikhail Tatarnikov) in Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie (Brussels). In the Concertgebouw he performed Mikola (Prokofiev’s Semyon Kotko in concert, conductor Vladimir Jurowski, Amsterdam, Netherlands).
Since October 2019, he has been a soloist of the Novaya Opera.
Awards and Honours:
- Diploma-winner of the International Competition for Opera Singers in Colmenar Viejo (Spain, 2009)
- Prize-winner of the Stanisław Moniuszko Republican Vocal Competition (3rd prize, Minsk, 2003)
Roles performed at the Novaya Opera:
Ivan Lykov in Rimsky-Korsakov's The Tsar's Bride
Vladimir Igorevich in Borodin's Prince Igor
Pinkerton in Puccini's Madama Butterfly
Edgardo di Ravenswood in Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor