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Alexander Krasnov

Bass - Baritone

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RECENT AND UPCOMING ENGAGEMENTS

The 2017/18 season will see Alexander debuting at the Deutsche Oper Berlin as Holländer Der fliegende Holländer and Scarpia Tosca (the role he will also perform at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Teatro Municipal de Santiago, Chile,  and at the Slovak National Theatre). Other engagements include Varlaam Boris Godunov Concertgebouw Amsterdam, Holländer Der fliegende Holländer Estonian National Opera, Tomsky Pikovaya Dama Chaliapine Festival in Kazan. 

 


OPERATIC ENGAGEMENTS

Iago Otello Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Mariinsky Theatre St Petersburg, Scarpia Tosca St. Margarethen, Vienna State Opera, Ekaterinburg Opera, and Mariinsky Theatre, Rigoletto Palm Beach Opera and Slovak National Opera, Telramund Lohengrin Mariinsky Theatre, Mizgir The Snow Maiden Ekaterinburg Opera and Mariinsky Theatre, and Gryaznoy The Tsar’s Bride Bolshoi Theatre Moscow, Iago Otello and Tomsky in The Queen of Spades for Gryaznoy in The Tsar’s Bride for Bolshoi Theatre Moscow, Ruslan in Ruslan and Lyudmila, Bertrand in Iolanta, Varlaam in Boris Godunov, Iago in Otello, Der Holländer in Der Fliegende Holländer for Ekaterinburg, both Prince Igor and Prince Galitsky in Prince Igor for Novosibirsk and Ekaterinburg, both Gryaznoy and Malyuta-Skuratov in The Tsar’s Bride for Perm, Salieri in Mozart and Salieri, Farfarello in The Love for Three Oranges,  Scarpia in Tosca, Méphistophélès in Faust, Don Pasquale, Herald in Lohengrin, Escamillo in Carmen for Ekaterinburg.

 

AWARDS

Winner of the 2014 Bravo award for best male role in opera for his role of Iago in Giuseppe Verdi’s Otello.​


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November 2017
1819:30

Wagner - Der Fliegende Holländer - Holländer

Deutsche Oper Berlin

Donald Runnicles, Conductor

Ido Arad, Conductor

Christian Spuck, Stage Director

January 2018
1919:30

Puccini - Tosca - Scarpia

Deutsche Oper am Rhein

Wen-Pin Chien, Conductor

Dietrich W. Hilsdorf, Stage Director

February 2018
0418:30

Puccini - Tosca - Scarpia

Deutsche Oper am Rhein

Wen-Pin Chien, Conductor

Dietrich W. Hilsdorf, Stage Director

1419:00

Tchaikovsky - Pique Dame - Tomsky

Tatar State Opera and Ballet Theatre, Kazan

Marco Boemi, Conductor

Yuri Aleksandrov, Stage Director

2119:00

Gala Concert

Tatar State Opera and Ballet Theatre, Kazan
2219:00

Gala Concert

Tatar State Opera and Ballet Theatre, Kazan
March 2018
2119:30

Puccini - Tosca - Scarpia

Deutsche Oper Berlin

John Fiore, Conductor

Boleslaw Barlog, Stage Director

2419:30

Puccini - Tosca - Scarpia

Deutsche Oper Berlin

John Fiore, Conductor

Boleslaw Barlog, Stage Director

June 2018
0219:00

Puccini - Tosca - Scarpia

Slovak National Theatre, Bratislava

Rastislav Štúr, Conductor

Martin Bendik, Stage Director

0419:00

Puccini - Tosca - Scarpia

Slovak National Theatre, Bratislava

Rastislav Štúr, Conductor

Martin Bendik, Stage Director

July 2018
1819:00

Puccini - Tosca - Scarpia

Teatro Municipal de Santiago de Chile

Willy Decker, Stage Director

Pedro-Pablo Prudencio, Conductor

2019:00

Puccini - Tosca - Scarpia

Teatro Municipal de Santiago de Chile

Willy Decker, Stage Director

Pedro-Pablo Prudencio, Conductor

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October 2017
2719:30

Wagner - Der Fliegende Holländer - Holländer

Deutsche Oper Berlin

Donald Runnicles, Conductor

Ido Arad, Conductor

Christian Spuck, Stage Director

September 2017
1717:00

Wagner - Der Fliegende Holländer - Holländer

Estonian National Opera

Vello Pähn, Conductor

Pamela Recinella, Stage Director

Mihhail Gerts, Conductor

April 2017
2019:00

Wagner - Der Fliegende Holländer - Holländer

Estonian National Opera

Vello Pähn, Conductor

Pamela Recinella, Stage Director

Mihhail Gerts, Conductor

2819:00

Wagner - Der Fliegende Holländer - Holländer

Estonian National Opera

Vello Pähn, Conductor

Pamela Recinella, Stage Director

Mihhail Gerts, Conductor

March 2017
1119:30

Verdi - Rigoletto - Rigoletto

Palm Beach Opera

Antonello Allemandi, Conductor

Jay Lesenger, Stage Director

January 2017
2019:00

Verdi - Rigoletto - Rigoletto

Slovak National Theatre, Bratislava

Martin Schüler, Stage Director

Martin Leginus, Conductor

November 2016
0218:30

Verdi - Otello - Iago

Deutsche Oper am Rhein

Axel Kober, Conductor

Michael Thalheimer, Stage Director

1019:30

Verdi - Otello - Iago

Deutsche Oper am Rhein

Axel Kober, Conductor

Michael Thalheimer, Stage Director

1315:00

Verdi - Otello - Iago

Deutsche Oper am Rhein

Axel Kober, Conductor

Michael Thalheimer, Stage Director

October 2016
2919:30

Verdi - Otello - Iago

Deutsche Oper am Rhein

Axel Kober, Conductor

Michael Thalheimer, Stage Director

September 2016
2219:00

Wagner - Der Fliegende Holländer - Holländer

Estonian National Opera

Vello Pähn, Conductor

Pamela Recinella, Stage Director

Mihhail Gerts, Conductor

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“THE FLYING DUTCHMAN” EKATERINBURG OPERA HOUSE IN MOSCOW (BOLSHOI THEATRE, MARCH 19, 2015)
As for performance, it’s all above the price! Krasnov was gorgeous as The Dutchman with his deep, strong voice, rich timbre, free and easy phonation, rich, various and delicate gradation, plus his outstanding dramatic talent allowed to display the infernal charm of a demonic sufferer, with his oscillation between despair and hope, and most of all - his nobility and greatness of spirit, so often deficient in the interpretation of this character.

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EKATERINBURG - THE FLYING DUTCHMAN
... two graduates of Ural State Conservatory appear in personal competitive categories . Among 
them, especially good is Alexander Krasnov – the owner of sonorous bass-baritone with a large 
diapason, enviably strong and sturdier, but not high-pitched at the same time, and capable to give 
a smooth legato. His Dutchman, accustomed to the wavy sea, is walking on the ground with heavy steps, his athletic body speaks of good health, so it would be enough for another seven-year curse, if the salvation for Wagnerian hero had not been granted.

- VedomostiRead the article


Verdi - Otello - Iago
In contrast, Alexander Krasnov - a magnificent type exactly for this performance, is showing fine 
psychological game, impressive acting, plastic, and remarkable vocal, expressive and accurate 
intonation. If in the cozy and good-natured figure of V. Alexeev there was not a spark of villainy, 
the hero of A. Krasnov couldn’t be a better villain. He is intelligent, charming, cunning, 
provident, respectable and quite modern! 

- Gazeta IgraemRead the article


Palm Beach Opera - Rigoletto - Rigoletto

The Rigoletto on Saturday night was Russian Alexander Krasnov, a wonderful bass-baritone born in Yekaterinburg. His acting was flawless and his singing was immaculate. His interpretation of the role of possessive father was never cloying, always respectful and he delivered all his arias with a freshness and vocal flexibility the envy of many. From top to bottom his melliflous intonation was delightful to hear.

- Rex Hearn, Palm Beach Arts Paper Read the article


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