Prize-winner at the All-Russian Vocalists' Competition in Belgorod (1991).
Yuri Alexeyev was born in Krasnoyarsk. In 1991, he graduated from the Rostov Rakhmaninov Conservatoire (class of B. Mazur). The same year, he joined the Voronezh Opera and Ballet Theatre, where his repertoire included Alfredo (La traviata), Lensky (Eugene Onegin), Young Gypsy (Aleko) and Turiddu (Cavalleria rusticana).
Yury Alexeyev joined the Mariinsky Opera Company in 1996, making his debut as Alfredo (La traviata).
Roles performed at the Mariinsky Theatre include:
The Pretender (Boris Godunov)
Vladimir Igorevich (Prince Igor)
Lensky (Eugene Onegin)
Chekalinsky (The Queen of Spades)
Polish messenger (A Life for the Tsar)
Bear handler (The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevroniya)
Oedipus (Oedipus Rex)
Jakob Glok, A Neighbour(The Fiery Angel)
Don Antonio (Betrothal in a Monastery)
General Barclay de Tolly, Aide-de-Camp to General Compans, Master of Ceremonies, First Prussian General (War and Peace)
Post Master (Dead Souls)
Normanno, Arturo (Lucia di Lammermoor)
Alfredo (La traviata)
Riccardo (Un ballo in maschera)
Don Carlo, Royal Herald (Don Carlo)
Ruiz (Il trovatore)
Radames and Messenger (Aida)
Cassio, Roderigo (Otello)
Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly)
Joe (La fanciulla del West)
Tinca, Luigi (Il tabarro)
Helenus (Les Troyens)
Don José (Carmen)
Arabace (Idomeneo, rè di Creta)
Melot (Tristan und Isolde)
First Philistine (Samson et Dalila)
Second Jew (Salome)
The singer's concert repertoire includes the tenor roles in Mozart's Requiem, Masses by Schubert and Requiem by Verdi.
Yury Alexeyev has toured with the Mariinsky Opera Company to Finland, the USA, Japan, Portugal, Luxembourg, Spain and China. He has also toured independently with recitals to Ireland (Wexford Festival), Spain (Peralada Festival) and the Netherlands.