• Prize-winner at the III International Pavel Lisitsian Competition (Vladikavkaz, 2013, 1st prize)
• Diploma recipient at the XV International Tchaikovsky Competition (St. Рetersburg, 2015)
Trained at the Rimsky-Korsakov Saint Petersburg Conservatory under Olga Kondina. Since 2011 he has been a soloist for the Mikhailovsky Theatre where he has sung Lensky (Eugene Onegin), the Novice (Billy Budd), the Steersman (Der fliegende Holländer), Lykov (The Tsar’s Bride), and Nemorino (L’Elisir d’amore). He was nominated for a Golden Mask National Theatre Award for Best Male Singer, Opera (2014) for his role as Lensky in Andriy Zholdak's production.
In 2014, he made his debut at the Mariinsky, appearing as Lensky in the premiere of a new production of Eugene Onegin.
Since 2015 he has been a member of the Mariinsky Opera and since 2016 – a fellow at Atkins Young Artists Program in Mariinsky.
Repertoire at the Mariinsky theatre includes:
Lensky (Eugene Onegin)
Lykov (The Tsar’s bride, concert performance)
The Fisherman (Le Rossignol)
Don Antonio (Betrothal in a Monastery)
Pechorin (Bela in concert)
Ferranfo (Così fan tutte)
Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni)
Count Almaviva (Il barbiere di Siviglia)
Nemorino (L'elisir d'amore)
Alfredo (La traviata)
The Abbé de Chazeuil (Adriana Lecouvreur)
Froh (Das Rheingold)
Steersman (Der fliegende Holländer)
Hylas (Les Troyens)
tenor solo in Stravinsky’s Les noces
Repertoire also includes: Edmondo (Manon Lescaut), Beppe (Pagliacci), the Simpleton (Boris Godunov), Chekalinsky (The Queen of Spades), the Novice (Billy Budd), the tenor roles in Mozart’s Requiem and Britten’s Spring Symphony.
Yevgeny Akhmedov has toured in China, Finland, France, Scotland, England, Italy and Germany.