As Lamplighter in The Story of Kai and Gerda. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Lamplighter in The Story of Kai and Gerda.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Lamplighter in The Story of Kai and Gerda. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Lamplighter in The Story of Kai and Gerda.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Count Almaviva in Le Nozze di Figaro. Ekaterina Morozova as Countess. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Count Almaviva
in Le Nozze di Figaro.
Ekaterina Morozova as Countess.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Count Almaviva in Le Nozze di Figaro. Marat Gali as Basilio. Olga Kulchinskaya as Susanna. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Count Almaviva in Le Nozze di Figaro.
Marat Gali as Basilio. Olga Kulchinskaya as Susanna.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Marcello in La Boheme. Anna Aglatova as Musetta. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Marcello in La Boheme.
Anna Aglatova as Musetta.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
In the title part of Eugene Onegin. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
In the title part of Eugene Onegin.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Guglielmo in Così fan tutte. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Guglielmo in Così fan tutte.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Dr. Malatesta in Don Pasquale. Nikolay Didenko in the title part. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Dr. Malatesta in Don Pasquale.
Nikolay Didenko in the title part.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Dancairo in Carmen. Stanislav Mostovoy as Remendado. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Dancairo in Carmen.
Stanislav Mostovoy as Remendado.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Robert in Iolanta.  (Sergei Zhenovach’s production).Photo by Elena Fetisova.
As Robert in Iolanta.
(Sergei Zhenovach’s production).
Photo by Elena Fetisova.
As Marcello in La bohème.  (J.-R. Vesperini’s production).Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Marcello in La bohème.
(J.-R. Vesperini’s production).
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Marcello in La bohème.  (J.-R. Vesperini’s production). Rame Lahaj as Rodolfo. Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Marcello in La bohème.
(J.-R. Vesperini’s production).
Rame Lahaj as Rodolfo.
Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Prince Yeletsky in The Queen of Spades  (Rimas Tuminas’ production). Photo by Damir Yusupov.
As Prince Yeletsky in The Queen of Spades
(Rimas Tuminas’ production).
Photo by Damir Yusupov.

Nearest performances

Le Nozze di Figaro 30 April2 May

Awards

Diploma at the International Vocal Competition in St. Petersburg (2007)
3rd Prize at the Elena Obraztsova Young Singers International Competition (2009)
3rd Prize at the Maria Bieșu International Vocal Competition (2012)

						

Biography

Born in Moldova, Andrey Zhilikhovsky completed his studies in choral conducting at the Stefan Nyaga Musical College in Chișinău in 2006. Whilst at college he also studied the voice and upon graduation was granted a place at the Rimsky-Korsakov State Conservatory in St Petersburg.

In 2010-12 Andrey was a soloist of the Mikhailovsky Theatre St. Petersburg, where he appeared as Belcore (L’elisir d’amore), Schaunard (La bohème), Robert (Iolanta), Prince (Asafiev’s Cinderella), Silvano (Un ballo in maschera), Baron Douphol (La Traviata) and Dancairo (Carmen). He made his debut with the Latvian National Opera as Figaro (Il barbiere di Siviglia) in 2011 and in 2012 he joined the Young Artist Programme of the Bolshoi Theatre.
In 2014-2019 Andrey Zhilikhovsky was a soloist of the Bolshoi Theatre Opera Company, where he continues as a guest soloist.

Repertoire

At the Bolshoi:
Baritone
(performance Be in the Mood for Opera)
Marcello (La Boheme)
Flemish deputy (Don Carlo)
Dr. Falke (Die Fledermaus)
Guglielmo (Così fan tutte)
The Lamplighter (Banevich’s The Story of Kai and Gerda)
Count Almaviva (Le Nozze di Figaro)
Dancairo (Carmen)
Robert (Iolanta)
Onegin (Eugene Onegin)
Dr. Malatesta (Don Pasquale)

In 2016 he appeared as Robert (Iolanta) at the Opéra National de Paris, and Schaunard (La Boheme) at the Teatro Municipal, Santiago de Chile. Performed the title part in Eugene Onegin at the Icelandic Opera, Reykjavik (2016) and L’opéra de Nice (France, 2017).
2017 – Schaunard (La Bohème) at the Opéra National de Paris, Dr. Malatesta (Don Pasquale) at Glyndebourne Festival Opera .
2018 – Figaro (Il Barbiere di Siviglia) at the Washington National Opera.
The highlights of the season 2018/19 include the house debut at Teatro dell’ Opera Roma, where he appeared as Count Almaviva in the new production of Le nozze di Figaro (conductor Stefano Montanari, director Graham Vick); Don Ferdinand in Betrothal in a Monastery new production of Dmitri Tcherniakov (conductor Daniel Barenboim) at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden in Berlin, and also returns to the Glyndebourne Festival to perform in Il barbiere di Siviglia.
On concert stage he made his long-awaited UK recital debut the 2018/19 season with accompanist Iain Burnisde in the Russian Song Series.

Throughout his career, Andrey Zhilikhovsky has worked with many important conductors such as Daniel Barenboim, Rafael Payare, Mikhail Tatarnikov, Anton Grishanin, Vassily Petrenko, Giacomo Sagripanti, and Alain Altinoglu, along with many notable directors including Graham Vick, Claus Guth, Andrej Zhagars, Arno Bernard, Aik Karapetian. Andrey collaborates frequently with director Dmitri Tcherniakov.

This season, he made house debut at the Metropolitan Opera in La bohème and returns to the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia to perform in Tcherniakov’s new production of Sadko by Rimsky-Korsakov.
General sponsor of the Bolshoi Theatre is Ingosstrakh Insurance Company
General partner of the Bolshoi Theatre is investment group Absolute
Privileged sponsor of the Bolshoi Theatre is Credit Suisse bank
Privileged partner of the Bolshoi Theatre is GUM