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Tenor

Andrei Popov

"... Popov['s] voice ran rings around the tricky interventions of Agrippa and then blew us away with his entry as Mephistopheles" - Bachtrack, David Karlin

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Biography Highlights

Current Season and Future Engagements

Debuts at the Bayerische Staatsoper Munich, at Adelaide Festival, with the  Boston Symphony Orchestra, return to Opéra de Paris, Aix-en-Provence, Opéra de Lyon as Astrologer The Golden Cockerel, Agrippa The Fiery Angel, Police Inspector The Nose, Yeroshka Prince Igor, Shuisky Boris Godunov, Shabby Peasant Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk, Sobinin A life for the tsar at Mariinsky Theatre St. Petersburg.

Past Engagements

Mephistopheles and Agrippa The Fiery Angel at Aix-en-Provence, Polish National Opera Warsaw, Police Inspector The Nose at the Metropolitan Opera, Mariinsky Theatre, Aix-en-Provence and Lyon, Herod Salome at the Mariinsky Theatre, Zadripa and Teacher Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk at the Rostropovich Festival Moscow, Bolshoi Theatre Moscow, Salzburg Festival, Opéra de Paris, Astrologer The Golden Cockerel at Bolshoi Theatre Moscow, Yeroshka Prince Igor, Scribe Khovanshchina, Tchekalinski Pique Dame at the Dutch National Opera, Shuisky Boris Godunov in Opera de Nice.

Portraits

Andrei Popov - Picture nr #8
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Discography

Publications
Andrei in Shostakovich: The Nose

Shostakovich: The Nose

Shostakovich “The Nose” with Chorus and Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre, conductor Valery Gergiev, 2009

Andrei in Rimsky-Korsakov: The Golden Cockerel

Rimsky-Korsakov: The Golden Cockerel

Rimsky-Korsakov “The Golden Cockerel” with Chorus and Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre, conductor Valery Gergiev, 2017

Andrei in Shchedrin: The Left-Hander

Shchedrin: The Left-Hander

Shchedrin: The Left-Hander

Andrei in Wagner: Das Rheingold

Wagner: Das Rheingold

Wagner: Das Rheingold

Reviews & Press

Paris National Opera - Borodin - Prince Igor - Yeroshka, a gudok-player

Ierochka du génial Andrei Popov

- Yannick Millon , Altamusica

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Parfait binôme « Skoula et Iérochka » d’Adam Palka et Andrei Popov, complémentaires et colorés

- Chantal Cazaux , L’Avant-Scène Opéra

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mais les deux soudards d'Adam Palka et Andrei Popov sont parfaitement appariés, apportant à l'épopée sa touche bouffonne.

- Emmanuel Dupuy , Diapason

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Aix-en-Provence Festival - Prokofiev - The Fiery Angel - Mephistopheles / Agrippa

Andreï Popov campe un Méphistophélès, et de manière plus retenue un Agrippa von Nettesheim, de saltimbanque. Il se donne en spectacle, de manière outrancière et outrageante, mobilisant un organe sonore et ductile jusqu’au cri. Le timbre est doré comme une icône orthodoxe.

- Florence Lethurgez , Olyrix

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 and the surprise packet of the evening was Andrei Popov, whose voice ran rings around the tricky interventions of Agrippa and then blew us away with his entry as Mephistopheles: this is yet another opera where the devil gets the best lines.

- David Karlin , Bachtrack

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Auch alle weiteren Partien bis hin zum hervorragenden Chor sind in dieser musikalisch und szenisch überaus geschlossen wirkenden Produktion hervorragend besetzt. Besonders Andrei Popov in den Rollen von Mephistopheles und Agrippa von Nettesheim, 

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Philharmonie de Paris - Wagner - Siegfried - Mime

Après un premier acte légèrement engorgé, Popov fait de nouveau des prouesses en Nibelung retors, trouvant le juste milieu entre art vocal et jeu scénique.

- Tristan Labouret , Bachtrack

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Philharmonie de Paris - Wagner - Siegfried - Mime

Andreï Popov se révèle un Mime truculent à souhait, sans gestuelle outrancière ni voix ridiculisée avec excès, se servant du texte pour donner tout son piquant au personnage.

- Claire-Marie Caussin , Forum Opera

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