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

Dmitry Petrov - Music Director (Tenor)

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Was born in 1974 in St-Petersburg region.

In 1994 began to engage academic vocals and sing in the church choir.

in 1996  began to write religious music and study in vocal - choral studio at the conservatory.

In 1998  graduated from the University of Aerospace Instrumentation engineer by profession.

From 2006  begins to work in Capella of Saint Petersburg with conductor Vladislav Chernushenko.

Since 2010  has been working in the theater of Opera and ballet, of Rimsky Korsakov.

In 2016, Dmitry Petrov creates a Vocal Ensemble "ChoRuss" 

From 2020 to the present, he has been working at the Musical Comedy Theater in St. Petersburg.

Veronika Bergman,  Mezzo – Soprano

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From July 2011 to September 2013. The student "Saratov State Conservatory (Academy) them. L.V. Sobinova
From September 2013 to June 2017 she studied at the St. Petersburg State Conservatory named after N.A. Rimsky - Korsakov ", vocal department.

2002-2005 Soloist of the Theater of the Young Spectator
2003 Winner of the Tomsk Regional Music Competition "Palette of Talents" 2003
2013 Winner of III degree. International competition "Orpheus", Volgograd
2016 Execution of the part of Laura in Tchaikovsky's opera “Iolanta”, Opera and Ballet Theater of the St. Petersburg Conservatory.

 

Tigriy Bazhakin - Baritone

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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.

Repertoire:
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)

Andrey Pugachev - Bass

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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

Alexey Popov - Baritone (Piano - Organ)

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Alexey Popov baritone, organist.
Was born in 1991 in St. Petersburg.
Graduated from St. Petersburg State University with a degree in academic vocal. He currently works at the Mariinsky Theater as part of the Academy of Young Singers, participates in the productions of classical and modern operas, as well as in chamber music concerts and cultural projects. As a singer he performed on the stage of the Moscow Philharmonic, the Moscow House of Composers and other concert halls.