Sergei Skorokhodov made his debut in 2007 and became a soloist at Saint Petersburg’s Mariinsky Theatre where he performed all the great roles in the tenor repertoire. He has sung under the baton of Valery Gergiev at a number of other theatres and venues, including the Baden-Baden Festival, the Royal Swedish Opera in Stockholm, the Metropolitan Opera in New York, the Washington Opera, and the Welsh National Opera. He has been making regular guest appearances at Moscow’s Bolshoi Theatre since his 2008 debut there as Grigori in Boris Godunov (a role he also sang at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich). His repertoire includes the title role of Lohengrin, Edgardo (Lucia di Lammermoor), Cavaradossi (Tosca), Ivan (The Nose), Erik (Der Fliegende Holländer), Ismaele (Nabucco), Bacchus (Ariadne auf Naxos), and Alfredo (La Traviata)—roles he has performed on the stage of Berlin’s Deutsche Oper, the Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Valencia’s Palau de la Musica, Chicago’s Lyric Opera, and the Glyndebourne Festival, under the baton of conductors like Riccardo Muti, Yuri Temirkanov, Vladimir Jurowski, Edo de Waart, Plácido Domingo, Kirill Petrenko, and Kent Nagano. More recently, he played Vaudémont (Iolanta) at the Bolshoi Theatre and the Staatstheater in Mannheim and Zinovy (Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District) at the Bayerische Staatsoper. He also sang Verdi’s Requiem at the Munich Philharmonie, the title role of Lohengrin in Essen, Andrei (Khovanshchina) for his house debut at Milan’s La Scala, Calaf (Turandot) at the Canadian Opera Company in Toronto, and Erik (Der Fliegende Holländer) at the Metropolitan Opera. In addition, he made his house debut at the Mariinsky Theatre singing the title role of Tannhäuser.
Sergei Skorokhodov is making his Paris Opera debut