At the Adelaide Festival and Opera de Lyon as Astrologer The Golden Cockerel, Herod Salome at the Baden-Baden Festival*, Police Inspector The Nose for Bayerische Staatsoper München. At the Mariinsky Theater as Truffaldino The Love for Three Oranges, Mime Siegfried. With the Boston Symphony Orchestra concert Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk*, with Gergiev for Cite de La Musique-Philharmonie as Le Scribe Khovanshchina.
Metropolitan Opera debut as the Police Inspector Shostakovich’s The Nose, at the Aix-en-Provence Festival*, Mariinsky Theatre, Opera de Lyon. Aix-en-Provence Festival and the Polish National Opera Warsaw as Mephistopheles and Agrippa. Herod Salome with the Mariinsky Theatre and the New Opera Moscow, Zadripa and Teacher Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk at the Rostropovich Festival Moscow, Bolshoi Theatre Moscow, Salzburg Festival, and Opéra de Paris, Astrologer The Golden Cockerel at Bolshoi Theatre Moscow, Yeroshka Prince Igor at Opéra de Paris, Scribe Khovanshchina, and Tchekalinski Pique Dame at the Dutch National Opera in Amsterdam, and Shuisky Boris Godunov at Opera de Nice. At the Mariinsky Theater as Sobinin Glinka’s A Life for the Tsar, Mime Das Rheingold, Kashchey Kashchey the Deathless, Sopel Sadko, Simpleton Boris Godunov, Eelisey Bomely The Tsar’s Bride, Flogged Monk, Prince, Magnetiser, Old Man the Woods in The Enchanted Wanderer, among others. [*- cancelled]