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Akimov, Evgeny (tenor)
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Evgeny Akimov (tenor)

Evgeny Akimov, Honoured Artist of Russia and international laureate, is one of the Mariinsky Theatre’s leading soloists. He has also performed at the Metropolitan Opera (New York), Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (London), the Grand Opéra (Paris) and the National Grand Theatre of China (Beijing). He has worked with conductors such as Valery Gergiev, Mstislav Rostropovich and Esa-Pekka Salonen. The singer has around forty roles in his repertoire, including Lensky (Eugene Onegin), Edgardo (Lucia di Lammermoor), Alfredo (La Traviata), Duke of Mantua (Rigoletto), Rodolfo (La bohème), Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni) and Froh (Das Rheingold). He was the first soloist to perform the tenor role in Shchedrin’s The Enchanted Wanderer, with Lorin Maazel conducting, in the Avery Fisher Hall in 2002.


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