Mikhail Timoshenko
Bass baritone

Season 17/18 Artist
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Whilst still a student, this young baritone took part in numerous productions such as Die Zauberflöte, Bastien et Bastienne, Eugene Onegin and Die Schatzinsel (Treasure Island) by Franck Schwemmer. In concert he has performed the Mass in B minor by Bach. He is sponsored by the Menuhin Foundation, Live Music Now and the Ernst-Freiberger Foundation, the New Names Foundation and the Orenberg Young Talents Foundation. His repertoire includes the roles of Masetto in Don Giovanni, Colline in La Bohème, Assur in Rossini’s Semiramide, Raphael in Haydn’s Creation and Lanciotto in Francesca da Rimini by Rachmaninov. During his residency at the Académie, he participated in several concerts and recitals at the Amphithéâtre Bastille and sings the roles of Un Bidule (baritone) in the french creation of Johanna Lee’s Vol Retour, of Pluto in Claudio Monteverdi’s L’Orfeo , of Spencer Coyle in Benjamin Britten’s Owen Wingrave and of Hymas/Tyrtée in Jean-Philippe Rameau’s Les Fêtes d’Hébé. He is currently working with professor Dr. Michail Lanskoi.

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Career history

Born in Kameikino (Russia)

Completed his musical training at the conservatoire of Mednogorsk

Awarded a diploma from the Weimar Franz Liszt Hochschule for Music

Joined the Atelier Lyrique / Academy of the Paris Opera


First prize in the Uralmärchen of Tcheliabinsk Competition in Russia


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


First Price at the Concours International de Chant Bordeaux Médoc

He wins the Prix Lyrique du Cercle Carpeaux