Yevgeny Chernyadiev


Mariinsky Theatre Guest Soloist

Yevgeny Chernyadiev was born in Yoshkar-Ola in 1981. In 2008 he graduated from the Rimsky-Korsakov St Petersburg State Conservatory (class of Nikolai Okhotnikov).

Between 2008 and 2017 he was a soloist at the Opera and Ballet Theatre of the St Petersburg Conservatory. Yevgeny made his Mariinsky Theatre debut in 2015 in the opera El Juez (Los Niños Perdidos).

Repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre:
Old Servant (Demon)
Zaretsky and a Captain (Eugene Onegin)
Lauret (The Maid of Orleans)
Foka (The Enchantress)
A Jesuit and a Cheerful Lad (Boris Godunov)
Varsonofiev (Khovanshchina)
Prince Afanasy Vyazemsky (The Maid of Pskov)
Bermyata and Second Herald (The Snow Maiden)
Luka Zinovich (Sadko)
The Tsar’s Stoker (The Tsar’s Bride)
Herald (Love for Three Oranges)
A Tall Englishman (The Gambler)
A Lad (Semyon Kotko)
The Bolkonskys’ Old Valet and Second Staff Officer (War and Peace)
May (A Christmas Tale)
District police officers, doctors, gendarmes, nurses in St Petersburg (The Lefthander)
A Magus (The Damned Apostle, concert performance)
Antonio (Le nozze di Figaro)
Masetto (Don Giovanni)
Walter Valton (I puritani)
An Old Gypsy (Il trovatore)
Bernardino (Benvenuto Cellini)
A Monk (Don Carlo)
Montano, Herald (Otello)
Wagner (Gounod’s Faust)
A Trojan Soldier (Les Troyens)
Count Vaudemont (I vespri siciliani)
Hermann and Schlémil (Les Contes d’Hoffmann)
Dr Blind (Die Fledermaus)
Reinmar von Zweter (Tannhäuser)
Hermann Ortel (Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg)
Second Knight of the Grail (Parsifal)
Sergeant (Manon Lescaut)
A Singer (La Gioconda, concert performance)
Pistol (Falstaff)
Benoît (La Bohème)
Billy Jackrabbit (La fanciulla del West)
Pinellino and Guccio (Gianni Schicchi)
Doctor (Pelléas et Mélisande)
A Soldier (Salome)
Quinault (Adriana Lecouvreur)
Village Mayor (Jenůfa)
Stage Technician (The Makropulos Affair)
Quince (Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream)
A Man (El Juez (Los Niños Perdidos))
A Knight (Cristoforo Colombo, concert performance)
A singer (La Gioconda, concert performance)
Haly (L’italiana in Algeri)
Happy (La fanciulla del West)

Has sung in premiere performances of Mariinsky Theatre productions of A Christmas Tale (2015), Salome (2017), I vespri siciliani (2017) and The Snow Maiden (2020). In 2015 he has appeared at the world premiere of Pyotr Gekker’s opera The Damned Apostle and at the Russian premiere of Christian Kolonovits’ opera El Juez (Los Niños Perdidos).

Repertoire also includes: Vasily Sobakin (The Tsar’s Bride), King René and Bertrand (Iolanta), Prince Gremin (Eugene Onegin), Gudal and Old Servant (The Demon), Balda (The Tale of the Priest and His Workman Balda), Bertrand (The Maid of Orleans), Dr Grenville (La traviata), Drago (Genoveva), Peter (Christus am Ölberge).

Yevgeny appeared at the St Petersburg festival All Together Opera in the productions of Don Giovanni (Commendatore), The Queen of Spades (Surin), The Golden Cockerel (the Voivode Polkan), Carmen (Zuniga).
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