Mikhail Timoshenko
Bass baritone

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 After studying at the Mednogorsk conservatory in Russia, Mikhail Timoshenko earned his degree at the Musikhochschule in Weimar, Germany. He has taken part in several productions including The Magic Flute, Bastien et Bastienne and Eugene Onegin. In concert, he has sung Bach’s Mass in B Minor. He has been a prizewinner at numerous singing competitions, including the Kammeroper Rheinsberg, the Ekaterinburg Funken, the Delphic Games in Moscow, and the Uralmärchen in Chelyabinsk. His repertoire includes the roles of Masetto (Don Giovanni), Colline (La Bohème), Assur (Semiramide), Raphaël (The Creation), and Lanciotto (Francesca da Rimini).
He joined the Paris Opera Academy in September 2015 and during the 2015 / 2016 season he participated in several of the Academy’s concerts and recitals at the Bastille Amphitheatre. He sang in the French premiere of Joanna Lee’s Vol Retour and performed the role of Plutone in Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo. In 2016, he sang the role of Orlik in Tchaikovsky’s Mazeppa at the Oviedo Opera. He participated in the productions of Owen Wingrave and Les Fêtes d’Hébé at the Bastille Amphitheatre and appeared in Wozzeck (Erster Handwerksbursch), Rigoletto (Count Ceprano) and Don Carlos (a Flemish Deputy) on the main stage of the Opéra Bastille.
In March 2016, he won first prize at the Médoc International Singing Competition in Bordeaux. In May of the same year he was awarded the Opera Prize by the Cercle Carpeaux, and in 2017, he took the first prize at the Maria Callas International Competition.

Projects:
Mityukha (Boris Godunov) at the Paris Opera, Moser (I Masnadieri) at the Monte Carlo Opera.

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Career history

1993
Born in Kameikino (Russia)

2011
Completed his musical training at the conservatoire of Mednogorsk

2015
Awarded a diploma from the Weimar Franz Liszt Hochschule for Music

2015
Joined the Atelier Lyrique / Academy of the Paris Opera

Distinctions

2010
First prize in the Uralmärchen of Tcheliabinsk Competition in Russia

2014

Prize-winner in the Schloss Rheinsberg Chamber Opera Competition in Germany.

2016

First Price at the Concours International de Chant Bordeaux Médoc

He wins the Prix Lyrique du Cercle Carpeaux