Alexey Gusev

Samling Artist Programme: 2018

Russian baritone Alexey Gusev is a 2017/2018 Scottish Opera Emerging Artist. Born in Rostov-on-Don, he gained a degree in Masters of Voice, Opera and Concert Singing from the Rostov State Conservatoire under Professor Valentin Mostitski and was engaged as principal baritone with Rostov State Opera and Ballet Theatre, a position he held for seven years. In 2013/2014 Alexey sang principal roles for the Astrakhan State Theatre of Opera & Ballet before moving to Glasgow to take up a scholarship for a Masters of Music (Opera) degree at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Alexey’s roles include Papageno Die Zauberflöte, Count Almaviva Le nozze di Figaro, Robert Iolanta, Prince Yeletsky The Queen of Spades, Ragiami Die Bajadere, Valentin Faust, Morales Carmen, Bronza Rothschild’s Violin, Stenio Maddalena, Prince Andrei Bolkonsky and Napoleon War and Peace, Grigory Stepanovitch Smirnov The Bear, Orpheus Les Malheurs d’Orphée, and Young Man Semyon Kotko at the Concertgebouw with conductor Vladimir Jurowski.