Viktor Vikhrov


Honoured Artist of Russia.

In 1980 Viktor Vikhrov graduated from the Leningrad State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire. While still a student, he appeared at the Opera and Ballet Theatre of the Conservatoire, where he performed roles including Faust (Faust), Almaviva (Il barbiere di Siviglia), the Prince (Rusalka), Lensky (Eugene Onegin), Rinuccio (Gianni Schicchi), Alfredo (La traviata), Cavaradossi (Tosca) and a Young Gypsy (Aleko). Between 1987 and 1995 he taught at the department of solo singing of the vocal and directing faculty at the Conservatoire.
Mariinsky Theatre soloist since 1991.

His repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre includes:
Polish Courier (A Life for the Tsar)
Yeroshka (Prince Igor)
Courier (The Demon)
Misail, Shuisky and Man, Jesuit (Boris Godunov)
Kuzka, a Strelets, Undersecretary (Khovanshchina)
Drunken Cossack, Nikita Matuta (Mazepa)
Balakin (The Enchantress)
Bakula (The Snow Maiden)
Foma Nazarich, Sopel (Sadko)
Kashchei the Immortal (Kashchei the Immortal)
Well-off People, Bear Handler (The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevronia)
Japanese Ambassador (Le Rossignol)
Prince Nilsky, Second Croupier, Sick Gambler (The Gambler)
Mephistopheles (The Fiery Angel)
Second Haydamak (Semyon Kotko)
Father Elustaf, Pablo, First Masker (Betrothal in a Monastery)
Platon Karataev, First German General, Second Staff Officer (War and Peace)
Pyotr Fyodorovich, Policeman, Old Man (The Nose)
First Worker, Bedraggled Peasant (Katerina Ismailova)
First Townsman, First Brigand (The Story of Kai and Gerda)
McDonald Karlovich, Miauli (Dead Souls)
Lackey (The Lawsuit)
Soldier (The Carriage)
Judge (Un ballo in maschera)
Spoletta (Tosca)
Goro (Madama Butterfly)
Gherardo (Gianni Schicchi)
Altoum, the Chinese Emperor (Turandot)
First Philistine (Samson et Dalila)
Cochenille, Pitichinaccio, Andrès (Les Contes d’Hoffmann)
Don Curzio (Le nozze di Figaro)
Monostatos (Die Zauberflöte)
a Jew (Salome)
Jamie (My Fair Lady)

Has toured with the Mariinsky Opera Company to Germany, Scotland, Portugal, Israel, France, Spain, Luxembourg, Finland, the USA, Belgium, the Netherlands, Italy and Japan.

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