Mikhail Svetlov


Mikhail Svetlov has performed at Teatro Carlo Felice, Arena di Verona, Royal Albert Hall, Teatro Colón in Buenos Aires, and Teatro Alla Scala with the Bolshoi Theatre. He has performed with the Metropolitan, New York City, San Diego, Houston Grand, Florida Grand, Baltimore, Atlanta, Santa Fe, New Zealand, and Hamburg State Operas; and with Deutsche Oper Berlin, Bayerische Staatsoper, L’Opéra de Montréal, and Ópera de Bellas Artes. Festival performances include the Wexford, Salzburg, Bregenz, Gastaad, Holland Park Opera, Edinburgh, Britten, and Chaliapin Festivals, and he has appeared with the London, Detroit, and Houston Symphony Orchestras; Berlin Philharmonic; Royal Scottish Orchestra; State Symphony Orchestra of Russia; RAI Orchestra; and Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

Mr. Svetlov has been featured in all the main bass roles in operas including Boris Godunov, Luisa Miller, Macbeth, I Puritani, Faust, Tosca, La Forza del Destino, Nabucco, L’Amore dei tre Re, Bluebeard’s Castle, and Verdi’s Requiem, among dozens of others. His discography includes the world premiere of Rachmaninoff’s The Miserly Knight and Serov’s Judith on Le Chant du Monde, for which he received a Telerama Award; Shostakovich’s The Gamblers on Delta Music; Prokofiev’s Betrothal in a Monastery on BMG Classics; Shostakovich’s 14th Symphony on Virgin Classics; Stravinsky’s Histoire du Soldat on Koch International Classics, for which he received a Grammy nomination; Boris Godunov on Deutsche Gramophone; Tchaikovsky’s The Maid of Orleans for BBC Video; and Boris Godunov for the MET live in HD.

Winter 2018

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