Project Description

Dolgov Oleg [tenor]

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Oleg was born in Bryansk.

He graduated from the Academic Musical College under Tchaikovsky State Conservatory. In year 2004 he graduated from the Conservatory (class by Professor Kibkalo).

In 2004 – 2006 he studied at Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Centre, where he performed as Duke in Verdi’s Rigoletto, Jose in Bizet’s Carmen, Vaudémont in Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta.

Since 2008 – Oleg has been a guest soloist of the Bolshoi Theatre. He is also a soloist of the Polyansky State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia.

In years 2012-2014 – soloist of the “Novaya Opera” Moscow theatre.

Since November 2014 he’s been a soloist of the Bolshoi Theatre, performing the roles of Vaudemont (Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta), Lykov (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Tsar’s Bride), Prince Yuri (Tchaikovsky’s The Enchantress), Charles VII (Tchaikovsky’s The Maid of Orleans), Don Carlos (Verdi’s Don Carlos), Alfred (Verdi’s La Traviata).

Oleg constantly collaborates with such conductors as Valery Polyansky, Gennady Rozhdestvensky and Vladimir Fedoseyev.

He took part in the productions of Prokofiev’s opera War and Peace and Wagner’s Lohengrin at Spoleto Festival (Italy), as well as Cherevichki by Tchaikovsky at La Scala (Italy, 2005).

Oleg took part in a world premiere of the unfinished operas by Shostakovich The Gamblers (Ikharev) and The Great Lightning (Architect) at the Holland Festival in Amsterdam; as well as in Mstislav Rostropovich International Festival in Baku, Sakharov International Festival of Arts in Nizhniy Novgorod (2006).

He has also sang the role of Don José on stage of Klaipeda Music Theatre (Lithuania, 2008), has participated in a concert performance of Tchaikovsky’s opera Iolanta with Tchaikovsky Grand Symphony Orchestra under direction of Fedoseyev in Tokyo (Japan , 2009).

He has performed the part of Grigory in Boris Godunov at the Royal Opera de Wallonie in Liège (Belgium, 2010) and at the Santander International Festival (Spain, 2010).

In October 2010 he participated in The Gamblers and The Great Lightning operas in the ‘Unknown Shostakovich’ project framework (Paris, Cité de la Musique – Besancon – Moscow, Tchaikovsky Concert Hall – Perm, Great Philharmonic Hall).

In May 2011 he performed as Grigory in Mussorgsky’s opera Boris Godunov at the Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Centre.

In June 2011 he performed as Duke (Vedi’s Rigoletto) in the Opera Centre production at the Opera Festival «Bartok+…» (Miskolc, Hungary). In July 2011 he took part in Bolshoi Theatre soloists concerts in South Korea. He has also toured with concerts both in Russia and abroad.

Oleg is a prize-winner of the International Competition ‘Russian Tenors’ (Moscow, 2001) and of the International Vocal Competition in Naples (Italy, 2005).