Alexander Krasnov

Graduated from the Urals State Conservatoire in 2009 (class of V. Yu. Pisarev). He has been a guest performer at the Mikhailovsky Theatre (2009) and a soloist at the Chelyabinsk Opera House (2009-2011) and the Novosibirsk Theatre of Opera and Ballet (2011-2012). Has also worked with the Latvian National Opera.

He is currently a First Soloist at the Yekaterinburg State Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet.

His repertoire features over twenty roles including:
Ruslan (Ruslan and Lyudmila), Bertrand (Iolanta), Varlaam, Bailiff (Boris Godunov), Prince Igor, Prince Galitsky (Prince Igor), Tomsky (The Queen of Spades), Gryaznoi, Malyuta-Skuratov (The Tsar’s Bride), Salieri (Mozart and Salieri), Farfarello (The Love for Three Oranges), Iago (Otello), Baron Scarpia, Cesare Angelotti (Tosca), Méphistophélès (Faust), the Dutchman (Der Fliegende Holländer), Don Pasquale (Don Pasquale), Herald (Lohengrin) and Moralès (Carmen).
Has toured to Germany, Great Britain and the Czech Republic.

In 2013 he performed the role of Iago (Otello) and Tomsky (The Queen of Spades) at the Mariinsky Theatre.
In 2014 he performed the role of Gryaznoi in a production of the opera The Tsar’s Bride at the Bolshoi Theatre.
In 2014 he received the Bravo award for best male role in opera (as Iago in Giuseppe Verdi’s Otello).

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