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Tenor

Andrei Popov

"... Popov['s] voice ran rings around the tricky interventions of Agrippa and then blew us away with his entry as Mephistopheles"
- Bachtrack, David Karlin

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Past
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Valery Gergiev, Conductor
Marina Mishuk, Stage Director

Sep 2022
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Valery Gergiev, Conductor
Marina Mishuk, Stage Director

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Marina Mishuk, Conductor

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Biography Highlights

 
 

Future Engagements

Devil in Christmas Eve at Oper Frankfurt, Police Inspector in The Nose at Teatro Real Madrid and Bayerische Staatsoper, Zinoviy Borisovich in Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk at Wiener Staatsoper, return as Yeroshka in Prince Igor and Local Nihilist in Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk to Opéra national de Paris, Squealer Animal Farm, in Amsterdam and Wiener Staatsoper, next to multiple roles at Mariinsy Theatre such as Sobinin in A Life for the Tsar, Mime in both Siegfried and Das Rheingold, the title part in Shchedrin’s The Left Hander, Alfred in Die Fledermaus, Herodes Salome, Vassili Mavra,  David Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg, Tsar Berendey in The Snow Maiden, Laca Klemen in Jenůfa.
 

 
 

Recent Engagements

Astrologer in The Golden Cockerel at the Festival d'Aix-en-Provence, Lyon, and Adelaide Festival, Devil in Christmas Eve at Oper Frankfurt, Scrivener in Khovanshchina Cité de La Musique Paris, Agrippa in The Fiery Angel at the Polish National Opera and the Festival d’Aix-en-Provence, Village Drunk in Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk at Salzburger Festspiele.

 
 

Portraits

Andrei Popov
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Agripa in Fiery Angel

Prokofiev

Agripa in Fiery Angel

Prokofiev

Ivan in The Nose

Shostakovich

Ivan in The Nose

Shostakovich

Scribe in Khovanshchina

Mussorgsky

Scribe in Khovanshchina

Mussorgsky

Discography

Andrei in Shostakovich: The Nose

Shostakovich: The Nose

Shostakovich “The Nose” with Chorus and Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre, conductor Valery Gergiev, 2009

Andrei in Rimsky-Korsakov: The Golden Cockerel

Rimsky-Korsakov: The Golden Cockerel

Rimsky-Korsakov “The Golden Cockerel” with Chorus and Orchestra of the Mariinsky Theatre, conductor Valery Gergiev, 2017

Andrei in Shchedrin: The Left-Hander

Shchedrin: The Left-Hander

Shchedrin: The Left-Hander

Andrei in Wagner: Das Rheingold

Wagner: Das Rheingold

Wagner: Das Rheingold

 

Reviews & Press

 
 

Paris National Opera - Borodin - Prince Igor - Yeroshka, a gudok-player

Ierochka du génial Andrei Popov
 

- Yannick Millon , Altamusica

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Parfait binôme « Skoula et Iérochka » d’Adam Palka et Andrei Popov, complémentaires et colorés
 

- Chantal Cazaux , L’Avant-Scène Opéra

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mais les deux soudards d'Adam Palka et Andrei Popov sont parfaitement appariés, apportant à l'épopée sa touche bouffonne.
 

- Emmanuel Dupuy , Diapason

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Frankfurt Staatsoper - Rimsky-Korsakov - Christmas Eve - Devil

wendigen Eidechsentenor von Andrei Popov als Teufel
 

- Jan Brachmann , Frankfurter Allgemeine

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Andrei Popov ist er eh als Tenor und Mensch ein Kraftpaket (singen und dabei Liegestütze machen, kein Problem
 

- Judith von Sternburg , Frankfurter Rundschau

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der gewaltige Tenor Andrei Popov in der Rolle des Teufels auch akrobatische Fähigkeiten unter Beweis stellte
 

Musik Heute

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Aix-en-Provence Festival - Prokofiev - The Fiery Angel - Mephistopheles / Agrippa

Andreï Popov campe un Méphistophélès, et de manière plus retenue un Agrippa von Nettesheim, de saltimbanque. Il se donne en spectacle, de manière outrancière et outrageante, mobilisant un organe sonore et ductile jusqu’au cri. Le timbre est doré comme une icône orthodoxe.
 

- Florence Lethurgez , Olyrix

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 and the surprise packet of the evening was Andrei Popov, whose voice ran rings around the tricky interventions of Agrippa and then blew us away with his entry as Mephistopheles: this is yet another opera where the devil gets the best lines.
 

- David Karlin , Bachtrack

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Auch alle weiteren Partien bis hin zum hervorragenden Chor sind in dieser musikalisch und szenisch überaus geschlossen wirkenden Produktion hervorragend besetzt. Besonders Andrei Popov in den Rollen von Mephistopheles und Agrippa von Nettesheim, 
 

Online Musik Magazin

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Philharmonie de Paris - Wagner - Siegfried - Mime

Après un premier acte légèrement engorgé, Popov fait de nouveau des prouesses en Nibelung retors, trouvant le juste milieu entre art vocal et jeu scénique.
 

- Tristan Labouret , Bachtrack

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Philharmonie de Paris - Wagner - Siegfried - Mime

Andreï Popov se révèle un Mime truculent à souhait, sans gestuelle outrancière ni voix ridiculisée avec excès, se servant du texte pour donner tout son piquant au personnage.
 

- Claire-Marie Caussin , Forum Opera

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