Pavel Petrov was born in Belarus. In 2018 he won First Prize as well as the Don Placido Domingo Zarzuela Prize at the Placido Domingo Operalia Competition. He was also a finalist in the Belvedere and Queen Sonja Singing Competitions. In 2016, after a period spent at the Zurich Opera Studio and the Belarusian State Academy of Music, he joined the troupe of the Graz Opera. Whilst there, he performed numerous roles, including Alfredo (La Traviata), Lensky (Eugene Onegin), Belfiore (Il viaggio a Reims), Prunier (La Rondine), Rodolfo (La Bohème), and Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni). He made debuts at London’s Royal Opera House in Turandot (Pong), the Verona Arena in La Traviata (Alfredo) and the Salzburg Festival in The Queen of Spades (Chaplitsky). He also sang the roles of Alfredo and Lensky at the Bucharest Opera and Ferrando (Così fan tutte) in Melbourne. More recently, he made his debut at the Vienna Staatsoper in L’elisir d’amore (Nemorino) and sang the roles of Lensky at the Stadttheater in Klagenfurt and the Duke of Mantua (Rigoletto) in Hong Kong.
Pavel Petrov is making his Paris Opera debut
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