Alexey Zelenkov made his German debut in the spring 2022 as Michonnet in Cilea’s Adriana Lecouvreur at Deutsche Oper am Rhein. Last season he returned to Düsseldorf as Scarpia Tosca and sang Amonasro Aida as well as Ibn-Hakia Iolanta at Theater Kiel. This season his roles with Deutsche Oper am Rhein include Sharpless Madama Butterfly, Germont La Traviata and Tonio I Pagliacci. He made his house debut at Deutsche Oper Berlin as Bartolo Il barbiere di Siviglia and will sing Scarpia in Karlsruhe in the spring 2024.
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 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), Gryaznoi The Tsar's Bride, 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).
Alexey Zelenkov has appeared as a guest in the title role of Rigoletto at the Bolshoi Theatre Moscow and the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Music Theatre. He has performed Tomsky in Krasnoyarsk as well as Scarpia, Renato, Marcello and Robert Iolanta at the Mikhailovsky Theatre St. Petersburg. In 2018 he participated on a tour with NOVAT in South Korea. He obtained his diploma at 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 the winner of the prestigious Onegin Award in 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.