Alessandra di Giorgio
In 2008, he graduated from the Faculty of Humanities at the Novosibirsk State University (majoring in History). In 2009, he entered the Novosibirsk State Conservatory named after Mikhail Glinka (class of Professor Urbanovich).
In 2011–2015, he studied at the Moscow Academy of Choral Arts named after Victor Popov (classes of Professor Svetlana Ossovskaya and Natalia Ustyuzhanina). On graduating the Academy in 2015, he received the Popov Prize as the best graduate of the vocal department. At the concerts of the Academy, he performed pieces by different composers from Russian spiritual masters Alexander Arkhangelsky, Dmitry Bortnyansky, Pavel Chesnokov and Giuseppe Verdi (Requiem) to Georgy Dmitriev (Patriarch Hermogenes). The singer has worked with Vladimir Spivakov and Mikhail Pletnev; he toured around Russia and Europe (Greece, 2011; Germany, 2012, 2013, 2014; Switzerland, 2013; France, 2013). In 2012, he made his debut as Varlaam in the production of Boris Godunov by Modest Mussorgsky at the Opera Studio of the Academy; in 2014, he sang Sarastro in Die Zauberflöte by Mozart. In June 2013, at the Oldenburger Promenade together with the Moscow Youth Opera House he performed the Old Gypsy in Rachmaninoff’s Aleko and Don Profondo in Rossini’s Il viaggio a Reims. In November 2013, he received the first prize at the The International Antonin Dvorak Singing Competition in Karlovy Vary (Czech Republic). In 2014, he made his debut at the Moscow New Opera Theatre in the framework of the IV Popov National Vocal and Choral Music Festival, where he performed the role of the Old Gypsy in Rachmaninoff’s Aleko (under the baton of Jan Latham-Koenig). In 2015, he performed the role of Sarastro in Mozart’s Die Zauberflöte at the Moscow New Opera.
In 2015, he was a participant of the Academy of Young Singers at the Monte Carlo Opera, where he took master classes by Laurent Campellone, Corrado Rovaris, and Ruggero Raimondi. In 2016, he made his debut at the Monte Carlo Opera as Englishman in Prokofiev’s Gambler (staged by Jean-Louis Grinda, conductor — Mikhail Tatarnikov).
In July 2016, he joined the Mikhailovsky Opera, where in September 2016 he made his debut as Colline in Puccini’s La Bohème (production by Robert Carsen, musical director — Mikhail Tatarnikov). At the Theatre, he also performed Dikoj in The Storm (opera Kát’a Kabanová by Leoš Janáček) and the bass role in Verdi’s Requiem. Nowadays, he performs leading bass parts in the operas by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Giuseppe Verdi, Giacomo Puccini, Richard Wagner, Jacques-François-Fromental-Élie Halévy, Antonín Dvořák, and Pyotr Tchaikovsky.