Diploma-recipient at the International Elena Obraztsova Competition (St Petersburg, 2003).
Skorokhodov was born in St Petersburg. From 1980–1990 he studied at the St Petersburg Glinka Choral School. In 1998 he was admitted to the St Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire.
Soloist with the Mariinsky Academy of Young Singers since 1999.
The same year he made his Mariinsky Theatre debut as Guido Bardi
(Zemlinsky's Una tragedia fiorentina).
In 2004 and 2005 he attended master classes conducted by Renata
Scotto at the Accademia Santa Cecilia in Rome. Soloist with the Mariinsky Theatre since 2007.
Repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre:
Bayan (Ruslan and Lyudmila)
The Pretender (Boris Godunov)
Lensky (Eugeny Onegin)
Vakula (Christmas Eve)
Young Gypsy (Aleko)
Ivan (The Nose)
Kuragin (War and Peace)
Nemorino (L'elisir d'amore)
Edgardo (Lucia di Lammermoor)
Alfredo (La Traviata)
Rinuccio (Gianni Schicchi)
Erik (Der fliegende Holländer)
Lohengrin (Lohengrin, in concert)
Bacchus, The Tenor (Ariadne auf Naxos)
Shepherd (Krol Roger)
His concert repertoire includes arias from Russian and Italian operas.
Together with the Mariinsky Opera Company he has toured to the
Netherlands (Concertgebouw, Amsterdam), France (Opéra National, Paris),
the UK (Barbican Hall and Coliseum, London), Sweden (Royal Opera,
Stockholm), Finland (Mikkeli Music Festival) and Israel (Red Sea
In the 2009-2010 season Sergei Skorokhodov made his debut at the Metropolitan Opera as Ivan (The Nose).