Pavel Yankovsky

Born in Byaroza (Belarus), Pavel Yankovsky graduated from the St Petersburg Conservatoire (class of Nikolai Alexeev) in 2006. From 2004 to 2008, he was a soloist with the St Petersburg Consevatoire’s Opera and Ballet Theatre, where he debuted as Onegin (Eugene Onegin). At the same time, he was a trainee of the Mariinsky Academy of Young Opera Singers.T ogether with the Mariinsky Opera Company he has toured to Spain, USA, Japan.

Yankovsky honed his singing skills at master-classes of Elena Obraztsova, Vladimir Atlantov, and Mati Palm (2006, 2007), organized by the International Summer Academy in Mikkeli. He has also attended master-classes given by Neil Shicoff, Paolo de Napoli, and Stefano Gibellato. 

From 2010 to 2019 he was a soloist with the Novosibirsk State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre, where he appeared in more than twenty lead roles. 

Since 2018, he has regularly appeared at the Mariinsky Theatre as a guest soloist.

In 2019–2021 — a soloist with the Kolobov Novaya Opera Theatre of Moscow.

Debuted at the Bolshoi Theatre as Eugene Onegin, in 2019. 


Prizewinner of the Stanislaw Moniuszko International Vocalists’ Competition

2000, Minsk

2nd prize at the International Competition of Opera Singers 'Saint Petersburg'


Paradise Award for Best Opera Singer by the Novosibirsk Branch of the Union of Theatre Workers of the Russian Federation

2011, 2012
Repertoire at the Bolshoi Theatre

Onegin (Eugene Onegin)
Robert (Iolanta)
Vedenetian merchant (Sadko)
Escamillo (Carmen)  
Grigory Gryaznoy (The Tsar’s Bride
Baron Scarpia (Tosca)
Figaro (Il barbiere di Siviglia)
Friedrich of Telramund (Lohengrin)
The Demon (The Demon)
Miller (Luisa Miller)


Figaro (Il barbiere di Siviglia) — Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre, Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet Theatre, Novaya Opera Theatre, Opera på Skäret Summer Festival (Sweden)

Iago (Otello) — Staatstheater Hannover

Rigoletto (Rigoletto) — Opernhaus Wuppertal

Renato (Un ballo in maschera) — Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet Theatre

Amonasro (Aida) — Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet

Giorgio Germont (La Traviata) — Opera på Skäret Summer Festival 

Ford (Falstaff) — Mariinsky Theatre

Don Carlo (La forza del destino) — Mariinsky Theatre

Belcore (L’elisir d’amore) — Mariinsky Theatre, Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet

Enrico (Lucia di Lammermoor) — Mariinsky Theatre, Novaya Opera

Scarpia (Tosca) — Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet

Marcello (La Boheme) — Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet, Бангкок

Sharpless (Madama Butterfly) — Novaya Opera, Mariinsky Theatre

Silvio (Pagliacci) — Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet

Valentine (Faust) — Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet, Mariinsky Theatre, Novaya Opera

Escamillo (Carmen) — Mariinsky Theatre, Paerm Opera and Ballet Theatre, Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet

Wolfram (Tannhäuser) — Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet, Mariinsky Theatre

Robert (Iolanta) — Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet, Mariinsky Theatre

Prince Yeletsky (The Queen of Spades) — Mariinsky Theatre, Krasnoyarsk Opera and Ballet Theatre, Theater Luzern

Count Tomsky (The Queen of Spades) — Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Mariinsky Theatre

Onegin (Eugene Onegin) — Novaya Opera

Prince Igor (Prince Igor) — Bolshoi Theatre  of Belarus, Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet, Seul

Shaklovity (Khovanshchina) — Theater Basel

Andrey Shchelkalov (Boris Godunov) — Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet

Gryaznoy (The Tsar’s Bride) — Novaya Opera

The Venetian Merchant (Sadko) — Vlaamse Opera, Mariinsky Theatre

Dunois (The Maid of Orleans) — театр Санкт-Галлена

Lionel (The Maid of Orleans) — Mariinsky Theatre

In concert: Orff’s Carmina Burana, Mussorgsky’s Songs and Dances of Death, cantatas Spring and The Bells by Rachmaninov. 

Took part in the Opera på Skäret Opera festival (Sweden). Performed a serie of recitals in Aarhus, Sønderborg (Denmark).

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