Oleg Sychov

Upcoming performances:
19 July 2024
27 July 2024

International Competition prize-winner.

Oleg Sychov was born in Kharkov. Trained at the Kharkov Institute of the Arts (solo singing class of Professor Taisia Madysheva). In 2000 he graduated from the faculty of solo singing at the National Academy of Music of Ukraine (class of Professor Viktor Kurin) where in 2008 he also completed his postgraduate studies (class of Professor Alexander Vostryakov). From 2000 to 2002 he was a soloist with the National Philharmonic of Ukraine. From 2002 to 2008 he was a soloist with the National Opera of Ukraine. In 2010 he made his Mariinsky Theatre debut as the Apostle Paul in Nikolai Karetnikov’s opera The Mystery of the Apostle Paul. In the 2010–2011 season he joined the Mariinsky Opera Company.

Repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre:
Nikitich and Bailiff (Boris Godunov)
Prince Gudal (The Demon)
First Strelets (Khovanshina)
Skula (Prince Igor)
Molchan Mitkov (The Oprichnik)
Orlik (Mazepa)
Thibaut (The Maid of Orleans)
Surin (The Queen of Spades)
Bertrand (Iolanta)
Sobakin (The Tsar’s Bride)
Bedyay, Beggar Singer (The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevroniya)
Bomelius (The Maid of Pskov)
Chub (Christmas Eve)
The King of Clubs (The Love for Three Oranges)
The General, Baron Wurmerhelm (The Gambler)
Faust (The Fiery Angel)
Remenyuk (Semyon Kotko)
General Bennigsen, Tikhon Shcherbaty (War and Peace)
Sobakevich, Bearded Man (Dead Souls)
Ivan Flyagin, Storyteller (The Enchanted Wanderer)
A District Police Officer, a Doctor, a Gendarme and a Nurse (The Lefthander)
Woodcuttter (A Christmas Tale)
Ivan Fyodorovich Yepanchin (The Idiot)
The Apostle Paul (The Mystery of the Apostle Paul)
The Commendatore and Mazetto (Don Giovanni)
Leone (Attila)
An Assassin (Macbeth)
Doctor Grenvil, Barone Douphol (La traviata)
Sparafucile (Rigoletto)
Bethune (I vespri siciliani)
Il Marchese di Calatrava, Padre Guardiano and Alcalde (La forza del destino)
Pietro (Simon Boccanegra)
Ramfis (Aida)
Montano (Otello)
The Commissioner (Madama Butterfly)
Prince de Bouillon (Adriana Lecouvreur)
Ashby (La fanciulla del West)
Timur (Turandot)
Géronte de Ravoir (Puccini’s Manon Lescaut)
Brander (La damnation de Faust)
Giacomo Balducci (Benvenuto Cellini)
Narbal, Hector’s Shadow, Panthée (Les Troyens)
Zuniga (Carmen)
Luther, Crespel (Les Contes d’Hoffmann)
Abimélech (Samson et Dalila)
Arkel (Pelléas et Mélisande)
Mechanic (Věc Makropulos)
Bottom (A Midsummer Night’s Dream)
The voice of the Oracle of Neptune (Idomeneo, rè di Creta)
Marcel (Les Huguenots)
Bass part in Mozart’s Requiem

In 2018 Oleg Sychov has sung the role of Pavel Pestel in the opera Eclipse by Alexander Raskatov (world premiere).

His repertoire also includes: Don Basilio (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Banco (Macbeth), Colline, Benoît (La Bohème), Konchak (Prince Igor), Gremin (Eugene Onegin), Narumov (The Queen of Spades), Pimen, Varlaam (Boris Godunov), Malyuta Skuratov (The Tsar’s Bride), the Old Gypsy (Aleko), Dolokhov, Balaga (War and Peace), the Old Convict (Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk) and the bass role in Verdi’s Requiem.

Has toured to Germany, France, the Netherlands, Japan, Poland and Belgium. He has appeared at music festivals in Oberammergau and Sankt Blasien in Germany. First performer of Alexander Raskatov’s suite The Alphabet of Death in Russia.

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