Nikolay Gassiev

Biography

Education
Rimski-Korsakov Conservatory, St. Petersburg
 
Career
Soloist of the MariinskyTheatre, 1989–
 
Highlights
Russian repertoire: Finn/Roeslan en Ljoedmila (Glinka); Andrej Khovanski & Vasili Golitsin/Khovantsjina; Troonpretendent & Idioot/Boris Godoenov; Bobyl Bakoela/Het Sneeuwmeisje (Rimski-Korsakov); Don Jerome/Verloving in het Klooster (Prokofiev); Markies/De Gokker; Grisjka Koeterma/De Legende van de Stad Kitesj (Rimski-Korsakov); Platon Karatajev/Oorlog en Vrede (Prokofiev); Loge & Mime/Der Ring des Nibelungen; Herodes/Salome; Graaf Hauk-Šendorf/De Zaak Makropoulos (Janáček)
Guest soloist: Metropolitan Opera (New York), Opera’s van Los Angeles en San Francisco, de Scala (Milaan), de Opéra National de Paris, Covent Garden (Londen), Staatsoper Hamburg
 
Recordings
Various recordings of Russian opera’s at Philips Classics.
 
Recent and future productions
Paisi/Tsjarodejka (Vlaamse Opera)

Last update on 25 October 2011

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