Alexander Gerasimov


Alexander Gerasimov was born in St Petersburg and studied at the St Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire. He was a soloist with the Mariinsky Academy of Young Singers from 2000 to 2008, when he joined the Mariinsky Opera Company.

Repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre:
Mitukha, Jesuit (Boris Godunov)
Kum and a Gypsy (Sorochintsy Fair, chamber version)
A Matchmaker and a Gamekeeper (Dargomyzhsky’s Mermaid)
Captain, Zaretsky (Eugene Onegin)
Ivan Zhuran (The Enchantress)
Second Herald, Shrovetide (The Snow Maiden)
Head of the Village, Panas (Christmas Eve)
Old Mighty Bogatyr (Sadko)
Second Shipmaster (The Tale of Tsar Saltan)
Podkolesin (The Marriage)
Tsarevich Afron (The Golden Cockerel)
Aleko (Aleko)
Potapych (The Gambler)
Pantalone, Farfarello (Love for Three Oranges)
Tsarev (Semyon Kotko)
Father Chartreuse (Betrothal in a Monastery)
Matveyev, General Belliard, Second Madman and General Rayevsky (War and Peace)
Emperor of China (Le Rossignol)
Surgeon, Correspondent (The Story of a Real Man)
Ivan Ivanovich, Speculator, Janitor (The Nose)
Steward, Non-Commissioned Officer (Katerina Ismailova)
Afanasy Ivanovich (Moscow, Cheryomushki)
Grigory, Trifon Borisovich (The Brothers Karamazov)
Procurator (Dead souls)
Special Courier in England with the Lefthander (The Lefthander)
Ivan Nikiforovich Dovgochkhun (The Opera of How Ivan Ivanovich Quarrelled with Ivan Nikiforovich)
Monk (Don Carlo)
Count Monterone (Rigoletto)
Betto di Signa (Gianni Schicchi)
Talpa (Il tabarro)
Schaunard and the Custom Officer (La bohème)
Mathieu (Andrea Chénier, concert performance)
Fra Melitone (La forza del destino)
Sciarrone (Tosca)
Bonze (Madama Butterfly)
Bello (La fanciulla del West)
Mandarin (Turandot)
Pompeo, Bernardino (Benvenuto Cellini)
Brander (La damnation de Faust in concert)
Retz (Les Huguenots)
Second Philistine (Samson et Dalila)
Ramiro (L'Heure espagnole)
Antonio (Le nozze di Figaro)
Herald (Otello)
Orator, Priest, Second Man (Die Zauberflöte)
Alberich (Das Rheingold)
Hermann Ortel (Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg)
A Helmsman (Tristan und Isolde)
The One-Eyed Man (Die Frau ohne Schatten)
Hermann, Le Capitaine des Sbires, Schlémil (Les Contes d’Hoffmann)
Wagner (Faust)
Starveling (A Midsummer Night’s Dream)
Old Peasant (Jenůfa)
A Greek Captain, A Trojan Soldier (Les Troyens)
George the Bartender, Lord Boxington (My Fair Lady)
Zuàne (La Gioconda, concert performance)

Alexander Gerasimov has toured with the Mariinsky Opera Company in Finland, Sweden, France, the USA, Japan and Germany.

He has taken part in the Aix-en-Provence music festival (Love for Three Oranges).
In 2004 he took part in a new production of Shostakovich's Moscow, Cheryomushki at the Opéra de Lyon (France).

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