Alexey Zelenkov



  • German debut as Michonnet at Deutsche Oper am Rhein in 2022
  • Role debut as Scarpia at NOVAT Novosibirsk in 2021
  • 2nd prize at the José Carreras Competition 2021
  • Onegin Award 2020 for the title role of Falstaff 
  • Debut 2019 in the role of Rigoletto at the Bolshoi Theatre Moscow 
  • Paradise Award 2018 for the title role in Bartok's Bluebeard's Castle


Alexey Zelenkov made his German debut in the spring 2022 as Michonnet in Cilea’s Adriana Lecouvreur in Düsseldorf. This autumn he is engaged to sing Scarpia/ Tosca with Deutsche Oper am Rhein as well as Ibn-Hakia/ Iolanta at Theater Kiel.

As a leading baritone at the Novosibirsk State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre NOVAT since 2014 he has performed a vast repertoire including the title roles of Rigoletto, Falstaff, Don Pasquale, Bluebeard and Prince Igor, Germont/ La Traviata, Renato/ Un ballo in maschera, Amonasro/ Aida, Tonio/ I Pagliacci, Alfio/ Cavalleria rusticana, Scarpia/ Tosca, Marcello/ La Bohème, Escamillo/ Carmen, Tomsky/ The Queen of Spades, Shchelkalov/ Boris Godunov, Ibn-Hakia/ Iolanta, Mizgir/ Snegurochka (Snow Maiden), Baron/ Skupoi ryzar (The miserly Knight), Lanceotto Malatesta/ Francesca da Rimini, Tobias Mill/ La Cambiale di Matrimonio, Bartolo/ Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Belcore/ L'Elisir d'Amore, Biterolf/ Tannhäuser and Bluebeard in Bartok’s Bluebeard’s Castle (A Kékszákallú herceg vára).

His other guest performances include the title role of Rigoletto at the Bolshoi Theatre Moscow in 2019. As Tomsky he appeared in Krasnoyarsk and as Scarpia, Renato, Marcello and Robert/ Iolanta at the Mikhailovsky Theatre St. Petersburg. 2018 he participated on tour with NOVAT in South Korea.

Alexey Zelenkov obtained his diploma from the Novosibirsk State Conservatory in 2015. He won 2nd prize at the José Carreras Competition 2021, 1st prize at the Myasnikova Competition 2014 and 1st prize at the All-Russian National Competition 2014. He was twice winner of the prestigious Onegin Award 2017 and 2020. For his portrayals of Renato, Tomsky and Tonio he received the award Paradise 2017 and the same award again in 2018 for his performance of Bluebeard in Bartok’s Bluebeard’s Castle.


Prologue from I Pagliacci

Lanciotto Malatesta



TV portrait




Press Kit


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