Bolshoi State Opera of Belarus

Alexander Roslavets

Alexander Roslavets is a finalist of the Minsk Competition and was offered an engagement with the Bolshoi Theatre of Belarus as a special prize.

A citizen of Brest, Alexander Roslavets graduated from the Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov St Petersburg State Conservatory (class of Professor Nikolai Okhotnikov). In 2011-2014 he was a soloist of the Opera and Ballet Theatre of St Petersburg Conservatory.

In 2014, he was awarded grand prize at the Review Competition of Singers-Graduates of Music Higher Educational Institutions of Russia (St Petersburg), followed by his joining the Young Artists Opera Programme of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia the same year.

On December 2015 he became the winner of 7th International Competition of Opera Singers "Saint-Petersburg", which is initiated by the famous singer, People's Artist of USSR Irina Bogacheva.

Alexander Roslavets appeared on the best stages of Saint-Petersburg (Grand Hall of the Dmitry Shostakovich St Petersburg Academic Philharmonia, Smolny Cathedral Exhibition and Concert Hall, State Academic Music House in St Petersburg, etc.). He performed with the orchestras of the St Petersburg State Conservatory, State Hermitage Orchestra, St Petersburg State Academic Symphony Orchestra under the button of conductors Sergei Stadler, Fabio Mastrangelo, Oliver Vedder.


REPERTOIRE

His repertoire includes leading roles in world masterpieces, such as the Old Gypsy and Aleko in Sergey Rachmaninov’s Aleko; Marchese d'Obigny in Giuseppe Verdi’s La Traviata; Prince Gremin in Pyotr Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin; King René in Thaikovsky’s Iolanta; Prince Gudal in The Demon by Anton Rubinstein; the Commander, Leporello in The Stone Guest by Alexander Dargomyzhsky; Malyuta Skuratov in The Tsar’s Brideby Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov; Tsar Dodon in The Golden Cockerel by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov; Cuno and Killan in Carl Maria von Weber’s Der Freischütz; Don Basilio in Gioachino Rossini’s Il barbiere di Siviglia; Bartolo in Le nozze di Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart; Mefistofele in Charles Gounod’s Faust; Tom in Verdi’s Un ballo in maschera; bass roles in Mozart’s and Verdi’s Requiem, Ludwig van Beethoven’s Symphony No. 9 in D minor.