Denis Zakirov


Mariinsky Theatre Guest Soloist

Born in Surgut (Tyumen Oblast). In 2006 he graduated from the Chelyabinsk State Academy of Culture and Arts (class of Genrietta Denisova).

From 2003–2009 he was a soloist with the Chelyabinsk Opera and Ballet Theatre, later becoming a soloist with the Krasnodar Music Theatre.
Since 2010 he has been a soloist with the St Petersburg Chamber Opera Company. With that ensemble, for appearing in productions of Faust and October ... 17, he was awarded the St Petersburg City Government Prize in Culture and Arts in 2017.

At the Mariinsky Theatre he made his debut in October 2018, performing the role of Arrigo in Verdi's opera I vespri siciliani.

Repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre:
Bogdan Sobinin (A Life for the Tsar)
A Hindu Merchant (Sadko)
Bakula (The Snow Maiden)
Raimond (The Maid of Orleans in concert)
Deacon (Christmas Eve)
Edgardo (Lucia di Lammermoor)
Arrigo (I vespri siciliani)
Hoffmann (Les Contes D’Hoffmann)
Alfred (Die Fledermaus)
Dick Johnson (La fanciulla del West)

Information for March 2021

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