Alexey Markov

Baritone

Biography

Since his acclaimed debut at the Metropolitan Opera singing Andrei Bolkonsky (War and Peace) Alexey Markov has already returned as Tomski in Pique Dame, Marcello in La Boheme, Il Conte di Luna (Il Trovatore) and Valentin (Faust). During the 2013-2014 season at the Metropolitan, Markov is performing in La Bohéme.

His 2012/2013 season includes his debut in a new production of Il Trovatore at the Bayerische Staatsoper and debut at the Verbier Festival.

Hailed by the press in summer 2009 as Robert in a new production of Iolanta in Baden-Baden (for DVD release), he then opened the 2009/10 season as Onegin marking his debut at the Zurich Opera and returns there for several productions in the 2012/13 (Nottingham in Roberto Devereux and Enrico in Lucia di Lamermoor) and 2013/14 (Tomski in Pique Dame and Nottingham in Roberto Devereux) seasons.

Summer 2011 saw a dazzling Salzburg Festival debut in Iolanta and later that year he made his debut in Amsterdam in a new production of Rimisky-Korsakov’s Invisble City of Kitezsh and in Madrid in a new production of Iolanta.

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Reviews

“The young Russian baritone Alexey Markov was a standout as Count Tomsky.”

Anthony Tommasini

The New York Times

“His richly colored baritone soared in his prayer “Avant de quitter,” and he sustained a noble legato in his anguished death scene.”

James Jorden

New York Post