Sergey Polyakov

Was born in Moscow and graduated in 2007 from the Russian Academy of Theatrical Art. From 2005 to 2007 had studied at the Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Centre.

In 2008 was accepted into the troupe of the Novaya Opera Theatre.

His successful career has taken him to international opera houses such as Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Teatro Massimo Bellini in Catania, Opera Royal de Wallonie in Liege, National Theater Mannheim, Deutsche Oper am Rhein in Düsseldorf, Royal Swedish Opera in Stockholm, Latvian National Opera, Estonian National Opera, Israeli Opera in Tel Aviv,  Mariinsky Theatre to name a few.

He has taken part in some Russian and international opera festivals including Festival Internacional de Santander (Spain), 'May Opera Nights' festival in Macedonia, Rostropovich International Music Festival in Moscow, Yuri Bashmet Festival in Minsk and has performed concerts in St. Petersburg, Mexico, Azerbaijan and Georgia.

In September 2020 he made his Bolshoi Theatre debut as Herman in The Queen of Spades.

Repertoire at the Bolshoi Theatre

Herman (The Queen of Spades)
Des Grieux (Puccini’s Manon Lescaut)


Manrico (Il Trovatore) — Latvian National Opera, Mariinsky Theatre, Novaya Opera in Moscow

Herman (The Queen of Spades) — Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Mariinsky Theatre, Deutsche Oper am Rhein in Düsseldorf, Novaya Opera, Latvian National Opera, Lithuanian National Opera, Aalto Theatre in Essen

Des Grieux (Puccini’s Manon Lescaut)  — Royal Swedish Opera in Stockholm, Latvian National Opera in Riga

Macduff (Macbeth) — Latvian National Opera in Riga

Ismaele (Nabucco) — Novaya Opera Theatre

Calaf (Turandot) — Trondheim Opera, Latvian National Opera

Rinuccio (Gianni Schicchi) — Novaya Opera Theatre

Canio (Pagliacci) — Latvian National Opera, Aalto Theatre in Essen

Cavaradossi (Tosca) — Vilnius City Opera

Pretender (Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov) — Opera Royal de Wallonie in Liege

Vasily Shuisky (Boris Godunov) — Novaya Opera Theatre

Prince Andrey Khovansky (Mussorgsky’s Khovanshchina) — Novaya Opera Theatre

Mikhail Tucha (The Made of Pskov) — Novaya Opera

Don Carlo (Don Carlo) — Israeli Opera in Tel Aviv

Radames (Aida) — National Theater Mannheim, Novaya Opera

Sergey (Lady Macbeth of Mzensk) — Deutsche Oper Berlin

Loris Ipanov (Giordano’s Fedora) — Teatro Massimo Bellini in Catania

Dick Johnson (Fanciulla del West) — Estonian National Opera in Tallinn

Gabriel von Eisenstein (Die Fledermaus) — Novaya Opera

Carlo VII (Verdi’s Giovanna d’Arco, in concert) — театр Новая опера

Turridu (Cavalleria Rusticana, in concert) — Novaya Opera

Radu (Leoncavallo’s Gli zingari, in concert) — Novaya Opera

Oronte (Verdi’s I lombardi alla prima crociata, in concert) — Novaya Opera

tenor part in vocal circle 'From Jewish Poetry' by Shostakovich — Carnegie Hall (New York)

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