Victor Aleshkov

Victor Aleshkov

• Honoured Artist of the Russian Federation (2001) 
• Laureate of the prize of Lithuania Operos Švyturiai for the performance of the roles of Eléazar (‘La Julve’ by F.Halevy), Erik ('Der fliegende Holländer' by R.Wagner), Duke of Mantua ('Rigoletto' G.Verdi) in Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre in Vilnius (2004) 
• Laureate of the highest theatrical award of St. Petersburg 'Golden Sofit' for the role of Canio in the opera 'Pagliacci' by R.Leoncavallo in the nomination 'The best male role in the musical theatre' (2010) 

Victor Aleshkov was born in Iskitim in Novosibirsk Oblast. In 1990 he graduated from M.I.Glinka Novosibirsk State Conservatory (class of Rimma Zhukova) 

From 1989 until 1993 Victor was a soloist of Novosibirsk Theatre of Musical Comedy 
Since 1993 a soloist of Chamber music theatre 'St. Petersburg Opera' 
Since 2000 a guest soloist of ‘Zazerkalie’ Children's Musical Theatre (St. Petersburg) 
Since 2003 a guest soloist of Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre (Vilnius) 
From 2006 until 2008 Viсtor was a guest soloist of Novosibirsk State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre 
Since 2015 a guest soloist of Musical Theater of Republic of Karelia (Petrozavodsk) 

Repertoire of Victor Aleshkov in the Theatre 'St. Petersburg Opera': 
The Pretender under the name Grigoriy ('Boris Godunov' by M.Musorgsky)
Mozart ('Mozart and Salieri' by N. Rimsky-Korsakov) 
Herman (‘The Queen of Spades’ by P.Tchaikovsky) 
The Blind King (‘Puss in Boots’ by C.Cui) 
Don Jerome / Don Antonio (‘Betrothal in a Monastery’ by S.Prokofiev)
Volodya Gavrilov Володя Гаврилов (‘Not Only Love’ by R.Schedrin) 
Paolino ('Il matrimonio segreto’ by D.Cimarosa) 
Guglielmo Antolstoinoff (Viva La Mamma! G.Donizetti) 
Normanno ('Lucia di Lammermoor’ G.Donizetti) 
Peppe ('Rita, ou Le mari battu' by G.Donizetti) 
Duke of Mantua ('Rigoletto' by G.Verdi) 
Alfredo Germont / Gastone de Letorières ('La traviata' by G.Verdi) 
Rodolfo ('La bohème' by G.Puccini) 
Mario Cavaradossi ('Tosca' by G.Puccini) 
B.F. Pinkerton / Goro ('Madama Butterfly' by G.Puccini) 
Turiddu ('Cavalleria Rusticana' by P.Mascagni) 
Canio ('Pagliacci' by R.Leoncavallo) 
Frank (‘Die Fledermaus’ by J. Strauss II) 
Menelaus (‘La belle Hélène’ by J.Offenbach) 
Notary ('Les cloches de Corneville' by R.Planquette) 
He (‘The Rape of Lucretia’ by B.Britten) 
Leopold, duce (‘Silva’ by I. Kálmán) 

Also in the repertoire:
Lensky ('Eugene Onegin' by P.Tchaikovsky) 
Agrippa / Mephistopheles (‘The Fiery Angel' by S.Prokofiev) 
Riccardo (‘Un ballo in maschera’ by G.Verdi) 
Calaf ('Turandot' by G.Puccini) 
Eléazar (‘La Julve’ by F.Halevy) 
Don Jose ('Carmen' by G.Bizet) 
Erik (‘Der fliegende Holländer’ by R.Wagner) 
Captain Vere (‘Billy Budd’ by B.Britten) 
Boris Grigorjevič ('Katja Kabanowa' by L.Janáček) 
Count Hauk-Šendorf (‘Věc Makropulos’ by L.Janáček) 
Count Vaudémont ('Iolanta' by P.Tchaikovsky) 
Tenor's party in 'Messa da Requiem' by G.Verdi 

Victor Aleshkov has been in Germany, Switzerland (Festival Musiksommer), the United States, Finland (Vaasan Oopera, Sibelius-Academy, Aleksanterin teatteri), Hungary (Bartok Festival), Poland, Cyprus, Lithuania (Kaunas Festival) and Austria. 

In 2010 Victor performed on the stage of the Odeon Theatre in Vienna in Prokofiev's 'The Fiery Angel' (parties of Agrippa and Mephistopheles), in 2011 the party of Hoffmann (‘Les contes d'Hoffmann’ by J.Offenbach) and the party of Count Hauk-Šendorf in the Janáček's opera ‘Věc Makropulos’, as well as the party of the Devil in A.Smelkov’s ‘The Brothers Karamazov’ and G.Puccini’s ‘Madama Butterfly’ as a matchmaker Goro on the stage of the Mariinsky Theatre.