Борис Пинхасович

Biography

Boris Pinkhasovich’s engagements in the 2020/21 season include his anticipated return to the Wiener Staatsoper as Sharpless in Madama Butterfly, Malatesta in Don Pasquale, Figaro in Il Barbiere di Siviglia. He returns to the Bayerische Staatsoper München with Enrico in Lucia di Lammermoor and Ford in Falstaff and to the Royal Opera House Covent Garden as Marcello in La bohème. On the concert platform Pinkhasovich appears with the London Philharmonic Orchestra as Donner in Das Rheingold.

Boris Pinkhasovich’s past engagements include Shchelkalov in Boris Godunov at Concertgebouw Amsterdam, ROH Covent Garden and Opera de Paris Bastille, Onegin in Eugene Onegin at Bayerische Staatsoper München, Wiener Staatsoper. He took on Sharpless in Madama Butterfly at the Bayerische Staatsoper München as well as Ford in Falstaff, Thésée in Oedipe at the Salzburg Festival, Robert in Iolanta (Mariinsky production) at Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia in Valencia and Schaunard at Opéra de Monte-Carlo.

A soloist at the Mikhailovsky Theatre, St Petersburg, Pinkhasovich’ repertoire includes Prince Yeletsky and Count Tomsky in The Queen of Spades, Giorgio Germont in La Traviata, Robert in Iolanta, Belcore in L’elisir d’amore, Silvio in Pagliacci, Lescaut in Manon Lescaut, Marcello in La Bohème, Count Almaviva in Le nozze di Figaro, and Figaro in Il barbiere di Siviglia.

Further past engagements of note include Thésée in Enescu’s Oedipe with the London Philharmonic Orchestra under Vladimir Jurowski, the role he reprised at the Royal Festival Hall in London and in Bucharest. At the Bayerische Staatsoper München Boris Pinkhasovich performed the role of Paolo Albiani in Simon Boccanegra. He was Handjar in Gounod’s Le Tribut de Zamora with the Münchner Rundfunkorchester at the Prinzregententheater Munich and at the Opera Royal de Versailles. He debuted at the Wiener Staatsoper in the role of Figaro Il barbiere di Siviglia. Pinkhasovich was a featured soloist at the Chorégies d’Orange Gala Concert and in the ROH Covent Garden Hvorostovsky Memorial Concert.

Photo: Daniil Rabovsky