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Roman Burdenko

Roman Burdenko

Roman Burdenko studied at the Novosibirsk State Conservatoire and graduated from the St Petersburg State Conservatoire in 2008. In 2009, he undertook an internship at the National Academy of St Cecilia in Rome. He was a soloist of the Mikhailovsky Theatre and of the Novosibirsk Opera. In 2013, he made a debut at the Mariinsky Theatre as Belcore in a new production of Donizettis Lelisir damore.

In 2017, he joined the Mariinsky Opera. At the Mariinsky Theatre, he performs Eugene Onegin in Eugene Onegin, Lionel in The Maid of Orleans, Yeletsky and Tomsky in The Queen of Spades, and Robert and Ibn-Hakia in Iolanta by Tchaikovsky, Rangoni in Boris Godunov and Shaklovity in Khovanshchina by Mussorgsky, Igor in Prince Igor by Borodin, Gryaznoy in The Tsars Bride, Patsyuk in Christmas Eve, and the Venetian Guest in Sadko by Rimsky-Korsakov, Aleko in Aleko by Rachmaninoff, Ruprecht in The Fiery Angel, Don Ferdinand in The Betrothal in a Monastery, and Tsaryov in Semyon Katko by Prokofiev, Belcore in Lelisir damore and Henry in Lucia di Lammermoor by Donizetti, Wolfram in Tannhäuser and Alberich in Das Rheingold, Siegfried, and Götterdämmerung by Wagner, Ezio in Attila, Nabucco in Nabucco, Rodrigo in Don Carlo, Di Luna in Il trovatore, Amonasro in Aida, Giorgio Germont in La traviata, Rigoletto in Rigoletto, Renato in Un ballo in maschera, Simon Boccanegra and Paolo Albiani in Simon Boccanegra, Iago in Othello, and Ford in Falstaff by Verdi, Marcello in La Bohème and Gianni Schicchi in Gianni Schicchi by Puccini, Alfio in Mascagnis Cavalleria rusticana, Silvio and Tonio in Leoncavallos Pagliacci, Michonnet in Cileas Adriana Lecouvreur, Valentin in Gounods Faust, Escamillo in Bizets Carmen, High Priest of Dagon in Saint-Saënss Samson and Delilah. The singers répertoire also includes Count Stankar in Verdis Stiffelio, Shchelkalov in Boris Godunov, Fyodor Poyarok in Rimsky-Korsakovs Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevroniya, Aegisthus in Taneyevs Oresteia. Roman Burdenko appears at the Bolshoi Theatre, Bavarian State Opera, Zürich Opera, Danish Royal Opera, Geneva Opera, and other theatres, as well as at the Glyndebourne Festival.

At the Mikhailovsky Theatre, he performed Valentin in Faust, Giorgio Germont in La traviata, Robert in Iolanta, Silvio in Pagliacci, Yeletsky in The Queen of Spades, Onegin in Eugene Onegin, and Renato in Un ballo in maschera in 20092010.
  • 2nd Prize for the International Vocal Competition Belvedere (Amsterdam, 2013)
  • 3rd Prize for the World Opera Competition Operalia (Beijing, 2012)
  • 1st Prize for the Competizione dell'Opera (Moscow, 2011)
  • Grand Prix for the Monte Carlo Voice Masters Vocal Competition (Monaco, 2011)
  • Grand Prix and Prize of the French National Orchestra for the Régine Crespin International Competition (Paris, 2011)
  • 3rd Prize for the International Francesc Viñas Competition (Barcelona, 2011)
  • Nomination for the Golden Mask Highest National Theatre Award (Best Male Role in Opera for Igor in Prince Igor at the Novosibirsk Opera, 2010)
  • 1st Prize for the International Elena Obraztsova Competition among Young Opera Singers (St Petersburg, 2009)
  • 2nd Prize for the Competition among Opera Singers in Villa de Colmenar Viejo (2009)
  • 1st Prize for the II International Galina Vishnevskaya Competition among Opera Artists (Moscow, 2008)
  • Grand Prix for the I International Pavel Lisitsian Competition among Baritones (Moscow, 2008)
  • Grand Prix for the III Russian National Open Competition among Opera Singers St Petersburg (2007)


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