"СhoRuss" introduces the Opera project. Opera singers  performing famous opera arias and Russian romances. 

Tatiana  Kotykhova -  Soprano


Tatiana was born in 1998.
2014 – 2018 St. Petersburg College of Music named after N.A Rimsky-Korsakov (class of the Honored Artist of Russia – Cherkasova Tatiana).
Voice department.
2018 – now The Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia (class of the Honored Artist of Russia – Kopylov Nikolai).
Voice department.
2018 The International Elena Obraztsova Creative School of the Vocal Mastery
2018 – now Young Artist of the St. Petersburg Youth Opera House
Dec 2019 The St. Petersburg Drama and Comedy Theater
2019 The St.Petersburg State Academic Capella
2020 – now Young Artist of the St. Petersburg Music Hall Theater 2020 The vocal music's performer for the film of Lily Timerzyanova "Communion"
May 2019 – Tatiana won Elite International Music Competition (New York) and was invited to take part in a concert at Carnegie Hall
Jul 2020 – Tatiana placed second in the International Competition of Musical Performance Kamerton Competition (Moscow) in the “academic vocal” category
Feb 2021 – Tatiana placed third in International Music Competition the 19th International Competition “St. Petersburg Reflected in the World’s Music Culture” in the “academic vocal” category.


Tigriy Bazhakin - Baritone


Tigriy, was born in the city of Baku (Azerbaijan) in 1991.
In 2016 he entered the vocal faculty of the St. Petersburg Conservatory, in the class of the People's Artist of the USSR, N. Ohotnikov.

In 2016 he was accepted into the troupe of the Music Hall Theater under the leadership of Fabio Mastrangelo and in the same year entered the International Academy
Music by Elena Obraztsova to the class of the Honored Artist of the Russian Federation  Akimov, and to the magistracy of the Pedagogical University
named after A.I. Herzen, class of Honored Artist of Russia Smelkova.

Count "The Marriage of Figaro" Mozart
Silenus "Ariadne" Ristori
Misgir "Snow Maiden" Rimsky-Korsakov.
Marseille La Boheme Puccini.
Marullo "Rigoletto" G. Verdi
Lescaut "Manon" G. Puccini

Figaro "The Barber of Seville"

Don Pasquale by Donizetti

In December 2018,  was awarded the St. Petersburg government award for achievements in the field of musical creativity.
Laureate of the International Competition "Una vacanza al Mare" (III prize, St. Petersburg, 2015)
Laureate of the International Competition "New opera World" (Moscow, 2016)
Prize-winner at the International of Kabalevsky Competition (1st prize St. Petersburg, 2017)

Laureate of the Mikulus Schneider-Trnavsky International Competition (1st prize, Trnava,
Slovakia, 2017
Laureate of the J. Sibelius International Competition (1st prize in Turku, Finland, 2017)
Prize-winner at the Shtokolov International Competition (1st prize, Saint Petersburg, 2018)
Laureate of the International Competition "La cittá di Pesaro" (1st prize, Pesaro, Italy, 2018)
Laureate of the International Competition "Great Opera" (1st prize, St. Petersburg, 2019)


Tatiana Kotykhova - Soprano

Andrey Pugachev - Bass

In 2011 he graduated from the Kazan State Conservatory (Academy) named after I. NG Zhiganov (class of Yuri Borisenko), majoring in opera singer, concert and chamber singer, teacher of vocal art. Solo with the choir of the Kazan Musical College. I.V. Aukhadeeva (conductor L.A. Draznina). In February 2008 he was awarded a diploma and a certificate for a personal scholarship to them. F.I. Chaliapin from the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Tatarstan. In November 2008 he took part in the third international festival of organ music in the city of Perm (soloist). In March 2010 he played the Cook in S. Prokofiev's opera The Love for Three Oranges with the opera studio of the Kazan Conservatory. In April 2011 he took part in the IV All-Russian Festival of Classical Music. Mozart REQUIEM, at the Mariysky State Opera and Ballet Theater. E. Sapaeva. He sang under the baton of such conductors as: Vladimir Vasiliev, Yuri Karpov, Alim Shakhmametyev, Leo Kremer (Germany), Alexander Sladkovsky.

Since 2012 he has been admitted to the Mikhailovsky Theater of St. Petersburg