Sergey Artamonov graduated from the Rachmaninov College of Music in Kaliningrad (2001, Vladimir Zhukov’s class) and from the Tchaikovsky Moscow Conservatory (2006, Prof. Kudryavtsev’s class).
In 2003 to 2015, he was a soloist at the Novaya Opera Theatre of Moscow. In 2018, he joined the Novaya Opera again.
The singer began his international career in 2011 at the Municipal Theatre of Santiago, Chile, where he sang the part of King of Egypt in Verdi's Aida. In this theatre he also performed as Leporello in Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Giorgio in Bellini’s I puritani and Alvise in Ponchielli’s La Gioconda.
In 2013, Sergey Artamonov debuted in Italy in Teatro La Fenice in Venice (Colline in Puccini's La bohème). He also performed in various theatres of the world: La Scala in Milan (Raimondo in Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor),Teatro Comunale di Bologna (Zaccaria in Verdi's Nabucco, Oroveso in Bellini's Norma),Arena di Verona (Ramfis in Verdi's Aida, Ferrando in Verdi's Il trovatore),Opéra Bastille in Paris (Angelotti in Puccini's Tosca),the Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse (Sparafucile in Verdi's Rigoletto),Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia in Valencia (Zaccaria in Verdi's Nabucco, Oroveso in Bellini's Norma),the Grand Theatre in Warsaw (Zaccaria in Verdi's Nabucco),the National Centre for the Performing Arts in Benjing (Zaccaria in Verdi's Nabucco, Fiesco in Verdi's Simon Boccanegra),the Opéra de Nice (Oroveso in Bellini’s Norma),the Opéra de Dijon in France (Zaccaria in Verdi's Nabucco) to name a few. Also, Sergey Artamonov performed Escamillo in Bizet's Carmen at the Bolshoi Theatre.
The singer concertizes extensively. He took part in various opera festivals such as the festival in Saint-Denis, the Epiphany Festival at the Novaya Opera and the Festival Internacional de Ópera Alejandro Granda in Lima (Peru). In 2019, he sang the part of Nino in Rossini’s Semiramide at the Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro, Italy.
Roles performed at the Novaya Opera:
Varlaam in Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov
Gremin in Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin
Prince Igor, Prince of Galich in Borodin's Prince Igor
King René in Tchaikovsky's Iolanta
Malyuta Skuratov in Rimsky-Korsakov's The Tsar's Bride
Grandfather Frost in Rimsky-Korsakov's The Snow Maiden
Ruslan in Glinka's Ruslan and Lyudmila
Basilio in Rossini's Il barbiere di Siviglia
Count Monterone in Verdi's Rigoletto
Zaccaria in Verdi's Nabucco
Prince Gudal in Rubinstein's The Demon
Amantio di Nicolao in Puccini's Gianni Schicchi
King's Herald in Wagner's Lohengrin
Ferrando in Verdi's Il trovatore
Frère Laurent in Gounod's Romeo et Juliette
Raimondo Bidebent in Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor
Colline in Puccini's La bohème
King of Egypt, Ramfis in Verdi's Aida (in concert)
The Archbishop in Tchaikovsky's The Maid of Orleans (in concert)
Bertrand in Tchaikovsky's Iolanta (in concert)
Kochubei in Tchaikovsky's Mazepa (in concert)
Tsar Ivan the Terrible in Rimsky-Korsakov's The Maid of Pskov (in concert)
Pagano in Verdi's I Lombardi alla prima crociata (in concert)
Aleko in Rachmaninoff's Aleko (in concert)
Jorg in Verdi's Stiffelio (in concert)
Parts in the productions:
Viva Verdi! (gala concert)
Puccini's Messa di Gloria
Parade of Basses and Baritones (gala concert)
Bravissimo! (opera mix)
Rossini (musical divertissement)
This is Opera! (dramatized performance)