Alexei Bogorad

Born in Moscow to the family of conductor Vladimir Bogorad. Graduated from the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory with distinction, in 2001 – in clarinet (teacher Vladimir Sokolov), in 2009 – in conducting of symphony and opera (teacher Gennady Rozhdestvensky). In 2011/12 was assistant to the artistic director of the State Academic Symphony Orchestra of the Russian Federation named after E.F. Svetlanov, Vladimir Jurowski.

Since 2012 has been a conductor at the Bolshoi Theatre.

As conductor participated in the production of the following performances at the Bolshoi Theatre: “Moidodyr” by E. Podgaits (the world premiere of the ballet, 2012), “L'enfant et les sortilèges” by M. Ravel (2013), “The Young Person's Guide to the Orchestra” by B. Britten (2013), “Marco Spada” to the music by D.-F.-E. Auber (2013), “Orlando” by E. Elgar, Ph. Glass, L. Auerbach and E. Kats-Chernin (2021). 

2nd prize  of the International Stefan Turchak Conducting Competition (
2010, Kiev
1st prize of the International Competition of Young Conductors named after Lovro von Matačić
2011, Zagreb

At the Bolshoi Theatre he conducts the operas:

“Un Ballo in Maschera” by G. Verdi

“Carmen” G. Bizet

“The Tsar’s Bride” by N. Rimsky-Korsakov

And the ballets:

“La Bayadere” by L. Minkus

“Don Quixote” by L. Minkus

“Jewels” to music by G. Faure, I. Stravinsky, P. Tchaikovsky

“Giselle” by A. Adam

“Le Corsaire” by A. Adam

“The Swan Lake” by P. Tchaikovsky

“Raymonda” by A. Glazunov

“Spartacus” by A. Khachaturian

“The Sleeping Beauty” by P. Tchaikovsky

“The Nutcracker” by P. Tchaikovsky

“Coppelia” by L. Delibes

“Onegin” to music by P. Tchaikovsky

“Orlando” by E. Elgar, Ph. Glass, L. Auerbach and E. Kats-Chernin

“The Flames of Paris” by B. Asafyev

“Romeo and Juliet” by S. Prokofiev

“The Bright Stream” by D. Shostakovich

“La Sylphide” by H.S. Levenskiold

Also in his repertoire:

“Don Giovanni” by W.A. Mozart

“Ruslan and Lyudmila” by M. Glinka

“Faust” by C. Gounot

“Tosca” by G. Puccini

“Madama Butterfly” by G. Puccini

“Iolanta” by P. Tchaikovsky

“Eugene Onegin” by P. Tchaikovsky

“May Night” by N. Rimsky-Korsakov

“Wozzeck” by A. Berg

“The Fiery Angel” by S. Prokofiev 

Performed with the leading domestic orchestras: the Svetlanov Symphony Orchestra, the Russian National and the National Philharmonic Orchestras, the Saint Petersburg Philharmonic Orchestra, the State Academic Chamber Orchestra of Russia, the Tatar State Symphony Orchestra as well as the National Orchestras of Lithuania, Ukraine, Croatia and Norway.

As a conductor, participated in the staging of the ballet “The Nutcracker” by P. Tchaikovsky (Japan, 2011), the ballet pantomime “L'Histoire du soldat” by I. Stravinsky (the Theatre Studio of the IRT/ Institute of Russian Theatre, 2013), the ballets “Giselle” by A. Adam (2017), “La naïade et le pêcheur” by C. Pugni (2017), “Don Quixote” by L. Minkus (2019 – all at the Ural Opera and Ballet), “Le Corsaire” by A. Adam (2014), “Romeo and Juliet” by S. Prokofiev (2016 – both at the Teatro di San Carlo in Naples).

Conducted performances at the Prague National Theatre (Czech Republic), the Mikhailovsky Theatre, the State Opera and Ballet Theatre of the Sakha Republic, the Perm, Novosibirsk and Nizhny Novgorod Opera and Ballet Theatres. 

General partner of the Bolshoi Theatre — insurance company «Ingosstrakh»
Privileged sponsor of the Bolshoi Theatre — Tinkoff Bank
Privileged partner of the Bolshoi Theatre — GUM