Grigory Chernetsov


• Honoured Artist of St Petersburg (2024)
• Honoured Artist of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) (2020)
• Prize-winner at the 9th Rimsky-Korsakov International Competition for Young Opera Singers (Tikhvin, 2015; 2nd prize)
• Prize-winner at the 3rd Maxim Mikhailov International Competition for Young Opera Singers (Kaluga, 2013; 2nd prize)
• Prize-winner at the 5th All-Russian Nadezhda Obukhova Young Vocalists’ Competition (Lipetsk, 2012; 1st prize)
• Prize-winner at the 8th Elena Obraztsova International Competition of Young Opera Singers (St Petersburg, 2011; 1st prize)

Grigory Chernetsov was born in Yakutsk in 1989. Graduated from the Rimsky-Korsakov St Petersburg State Conservatory (class of Yury Marusin) in 2011.

During 2011–2024 he was a soloist with the Mariinsky Academy of Young Opera Singers. Made his Mariinsky Theatre debut in 2012, appearing in Don Carlo. Since 2024 Grigory Chernetsov has been a soloist with the Mariinsky Opera Company.

Repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre:
Eugene Onegin (Eugene Onegin)
Robert (Iolanta)
The Lamplighter (The Story of Kai and Gerda)
Dmitry Filosofov (Zinaida)
Troubadour (Town Musicians of Bremen)
A Flemish Deputy (Don Carlo)
Silvio (Pagliacci)
Le Comte de Nevers (Les Huguenots)
Chorèbe (Les Troyens)
Valentin (Gounod’s Faust)
Moralès (Carmen)
Baritone role in Gavrilin’s vocal-symphonic poem War Letters

In concert performances:
Poslavsky and Olesnitsky (Pan Voyevoda)
Lanciotto Malatesta (Rachmaninoff’s Francesca da Rimini)
Duke (The Miserly Knight, chamber version)
The Guitarist (Kirill Molchanov’s The Dawns Here Are Quiet)
Mitka (Leonid Klinichev’s Bela)
Savelyich and Military Counterintelligence Officer (Mikhail Kollontai’s The Captain’s Daughter)
Filippo Maria Visconti (Beatrice di Tenda)

Has performed at the Grand Théâtre de Genève, Munich’s Prinzregententheater, concert halls in Russia and Europe.

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