BIOGRAPHY

BOGDAN VOLKOV

Tenor

 

Bogdan Volkov studied singing at the Glier Kiev Institute of Music. In 2013 he completed his vocal studies graduating at Tchaikovsky Kiev National Academy of Music. In 2013-15 was a member of the Young Artists Program of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia. During this period Bogdan made his role debuts as Simpleton in «Boris Godunov» by M. Mussorgsky, as Mozart in «Mozart and Salieri» by N. Rimsky-Korsakov, as Kai in «The story of Kai and Gerda» by S. Banevich and as Vladimir Igorevich in «Prince Igor» by A. Borodin and others.

 

In February 2014 he debuted in the new production of «The Tsar’s Bride» by N. Rimsky-Korsakov as Lykov, conducted by Gennady Rozhdestvensky. With this role he took part in the Bolshoi Theatre tours to Austria, Hong Kong Arts Festival and Lincoln Centre Festival.

In 2015 he was awarded the 1st prize and audience sympathy prize at the Paris Opera Competition. In October 2015 Bogdan successfully debuted as Lensky in «Eugene Onegin» by P. Tchaikovsky, working with director Dmitry Tchernyakov in his production at the Bolshoi. 

 

In 2016 - 2018 was a member/principal soloist of the company/Bolshoi theatre.

In 2016 he was awarded the 2nd prize at Plácido Domingo’s Operalia, the World Opera Competition in Guadalajara.

 

In February 2017 he took part in the production of M. Weinberg`s «The Idiot», singing the title role of Prince Myshkin and in June 2017 he took part in the production of «The Snow Maiden» by N. Rimsky-Korsakov at the Bolshoi Theatre. For this roles Bogdan Volkov has been awarded «Onegin» the national opera award.

In Jully 2017 he sang Lensky at the Festival d’Aix-En-Provence and Savonlinna Opera Festival.

In 2019 has been awarded «Casta Diva» the national opera award.

 

Recently he sang Don Giovanni in Palm Beach and Die Betrothal in a Monastery at Staatsoper in Berlin, The Tale of Tzsar Saltan in Bruxelles, The Magic Flute in Los Angeles, Eugene Onegin in Oslo. Among his future commitments: Eugene Onegin in Vienna, Falstaff in Munich, Don Giovanni in Los Angeles.