Petr Sokolov received the prestigeous St. Petersburg Teatre Award "Golden Soffit" for his portrayal of Humbert in Shchedrin's "Lolita" at the Mariinsky Theatre.
Staged by Slovak director Slava Daubnerova, the production was initially played at the National Thetare Prague with great success.
"Director Slava Daubnerova created an impressively intense theatrical work" - Das Opernglas
"Russian baritone Petr Sokolov showed a consistently strong voice and offered a convincing portrayal of an obsessive tormented by his inner demons..." - Bachtrack
In Febraury 2020 "Lolita" was brought to St. Petersburg Mariinsky Theatre, where it premiered on Febraury 13.
The "Golden Soffit" award ceremony took place on October 26.