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:
Asfaneses (Serov’s Judith, chamber version)
Old Servant (The 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)
Solopy Cherevik (Sorochintsy Fair, concert performance)
Prince Yuri Ivanovich Tokmakov (The Noblewoman Vera Sheloga)
Prince Afanasy Vyazemsky (The Maid of Pskov)
Bermyata and Second Herald (The Snow Maiden)
Luka Zinovich (Sadko)
Tiun (Mlada, concert performance)
The Tsar’s Stoker (The Tsar’s Bride)
Herald (Love for Three Oranges)
A Tall Englishman (The Gambler)
A Lad (Semyon Kotko)
General Rayevsky, Captain Ramballe, the Bolkonskys’ Old Valet and Second Staff Officer (War and Peace)
Vasily Vasilyevich (The Story of a Real Man, concert performance)
May (A Christmas Tale)
A District Police Officer, a Doctor, a Gendarme and a Nurse (The Lefthander)
A Magus (The Damned Apostle, concert performance)
Red Sweater (Lolita)
Figaro and Antonio (Le nozze di Figaro)
Masetto (Don Giovanni)
First Priest (Die Zauberflöte)
Haly (L’italiana in Algeri)
Lord Walter Valton (I puritani)
An Old Gypsy (Il trovatore)
Count Vaudemont (I vespri siciliani)
A Monk (Don Carlo)
A Singer (La Gioconda, concert performance)
Montano and Herald (Verdi’s Otello)
Sergeant (Puccini’s Manon Lescaut)
A Knight (Cristoforo Colombo, concert performance)
Pistol (Falstaff)
Benoît (La bohème)
Dumas and Schmidt (Andrea Chénier, concert performance)
Quinault (Adriana Lecouvreur)
Billy Jackrabbit and Happy (La fanciulla del West)
Pinellino and Guccio (Gianni Schicchi)
Reinmar von Zweter (Tannhäuser)
Hermann Ortel (Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg)
Second Knight of the Grail (Parsifal)
Dr Blind (Die Fledermaus)
A Soldier (Salome)
Truffaldino (Ariadne auf Naxos)
Thoré (Les Huguenots)
Bernardino (Benvenuto Cellini)
Wagner (Gounod’s Faust)
A Trojan Soldier (Les Troyens)
Hermann and Schlémil (Les Contes d’Hoffmann)
The Doctor (Pelléas et Mélisande)
The Shepherd (Pelléas et Mélisande, concert performance, Republic of North Ossetia–Alania Branch)
Village Mayor (Jenůfa)
Stage Technician (The Makropulos Affair)
Quince (Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream)
A Man (El Juez (Los Niños Perdidos))
Role of Hans in Alexei Pozin’s The Undertaker (scenical sketches after Pushkin’s eponymous tale)

Has sung in premiere performances of Mariinsky Theatre productions of A Christmas Tale (2015), Salome and I vespri siciliani (2017), The Snow Maiden (2020), Les Huguenots and Ariadne auf Naxos (2024). 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).

His repertoire also includes: Vasily Sobakin (The Tsar’s Bride), King René and Bertrand (Iolanta), Prince Gremin (Eugene Onegin), Prince Gudal (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 productions of Don Giovanni (Commendatore), The Queen of Spades (Surin), The Golden Cockerel (the Voivode Polkan), Carmen (Zuniga). In 2017 at Moscow’s Rachmaninoff Concert Hall (Philharmonia-2) he participated in the premiere of Victor Kramer’s musical-dramatic project Fortunatissimo or Hopelessly Happy Man based on Rossini’s Il barbiere di Siviglia and Beaumarchais’ Le Barbier de Séville (music by Rossini and Kuzma Bodrov).
Information for July 2024

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