Oleg Losev


Oleg Losev was born in Leningrad. Graduated from St Petersburg’s Glinka Choir College (with distinction) in 1998 and from the Conducting and Choral Faculty of the Rimsky-Korsakov St Petersburg State Conservatory in 2003.

During 2008–2023 he was a soloist with the Mariinsky Academy of Young Opera Singers. Made his Mariinsky Theatre debut in 2010, appearing in Parsifal. Since 2024 Oleg Losev has been a soloist with the Mariinsky Opera Company.

Repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre:
A Neighbouring Boyar (Boris Godunov)
Golitsyn’s Minion and a Leader of the Streltsy (Khovanshchina)
Lukash (The Enchantress)
Alméric (Iolanta)
The Novgorodian (Mlada, concert performance)
One of the Best People (The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevroniya)
First Japanese Emissary (Le Rossignol)
Zoologist and a Foreigner (Orango)
A Eunuch (The Nose)
A Humpbacked Gambler (The Gambler)
Mikola and a Bolshevik Ukrainian Cossack (Semyon Kotko)
A Humpbacked Man (Into the Storm, concert performance)
General Konovnitsyn, a French Abbé and Fyodor (War and Peace)
Lopez (Betrothal in a Monastery)
A Bill-Sticker (Spadavecchia’s The Gadfly, concert performance)
Sysoi Pafnutievich, Pavlushka, Manilov’s Father and Kanari (Dead Souls)
Proshka (Klinichev’s Bela, concert performance)
April and August (A Christmas Tale)
A Lord of the Treasury of His Majesty (The Lefthander)
Cleric (Lolita)
The Lamplighter (Klinichev’s The Little Prince)
Don Curzio (Le nozze di Figaro)
Sir Bruno Roberton (I puritani)
Gastone de Letorières, Flora’s Servant and Giuseppe (La traviata)
Borsa (Rigoletto)
Messenger (Il trovatore)
Tebaldo (I vespri siciliani)
Royal Herald (Don Carlo)
Le Maître de Ballet (Puccini’s Manon Lescaut)
Harry (La fanciulla del West)
A Song Seller (Il tabarro)
Pang (Turandot)
First Priest (Il prigioniero, concert performance)
Balthasar Zorn (Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg)
A Brabantian Noble (Lohengrin)
A Squire (Parsifal)
Scaramuccio (Ariadne auf Naxos)
A Slave (Salome)
Second Jew (Salome, concert performance)
Cossé (Les Huguenots)
Francesco (Benvenuto Cellini)
Andrès, Cochenille, Frantz and Pitichinaccio (Les Contes d’Hoffmann)
Hadji (Lakmé)
Doyen de la Faculté (Cendrillon, concert performance)
First Cockney (My Fair Lady)
Alfred (The Little Sweep)
Flute (Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream)
Governor (Candide, concert performance)
Old Man (El Juez (Los Niños Perdidos))
Tenor part in Stravinsky’s Renard, role of the Poet in Alexei Pozin’s The Undertaker (scenical sketches after Pushkin’s eponymous tale)

He performed solo parts in Bach’s Weihnachts-Oratorium, Mozart’s Requiem and Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony at the Grand Hall of the St Petersburg Philharmonia and in Haydn’s The Creation at the St Petersburg State Capella.

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