Sergei Ababkin, Tenor

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The twentynine year old Russian tenor Sergei Ababkin is a graduate of two prestigious Young Artists Programs: He was a member of the International Opera Studio at the Hamburg State Opera until 2018 and immediately afterwards joined the Accademia of the Teatro alla Scala, Milan, where he was engaged until 2020.

Born in the small Siberian village of Parabel near Tomsk, he started his musical studies at the Krasnoyarsk State Institute of Fine Arts. Winning the 1st Prize at the International Competition of Young Performers “Romansiada” in Moscow 2011 allowed him to enter the vocal faculty of the St. Petersburg State Conservatory where he graduated in 2017.

He has been a finalist of the IX Concorso Internazionale per cantanti lirici “Benvenuto Franci” in Pienza, Italy, and the XIII Concorso Lirico Internazionale “Magda Olivero” in 2019, where was awarded the special Premio dall’Associazione Nazionale “Lirica Domani”. In November 2018 he won the 2nd Prize in the III Concorso Internazionale di Canto Lirico “Angelo Loforese” in Milan.

As a guest Sergei Ababkin has appeared as Rodolfo in La Bohème at the Daegu Opera House in South Korea, the Castello di Campo Ligure Festival in Genoa, Italy, and the Plovdiv National Opera House in Bulgaria.

He studied roles include Lensky, Duca in Rigoletto, Alfredo in La Traviata, Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor, Lykov in The Tsar's Bride, the Young Gypsy in  Aleko, Don Antonio in Betrothal in a Monastery, and Count Vaudémont in Iolanta.

 

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Alban Berg
Wozzeck – Narr
Staatsoper Hamburg
Georges Bizet
Carmen – Don José
Hermitage Theater St. Petersburg
Gaetano Donizetti
Lucia di Lammermoor – Edgardo
(role in prparation)
Lucia di Lammermoor – Normanno
Staatsoper Hamburg
Erich Wolfgang Korngold
Die tote Stadt – Victorin
Teatro alla Scala Milano
Giacomo Puccini
La Bohème – Rodolfo
Daegu Opera House, State Opera Plovdiv, Castello di Campo Ligure Genova
Madama Butterfly – Goro
Staatsoper Hamburg
Richard Strauss
Salome – 3. Jude
Staatsoper Hamburg
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Yevgeny Onegin – Lensky
St. Petersburg State Conservatory, Helikon Opera Moscow
Giuseppe Verdi
Falstaff – Fenton
Helikon Opera Moscow
Rigoletto – Duca
Accademia alla Scala Milano
La Traviata – Alfredo Germont
Accademia alla Scala Milano
Richard Wagner
Der fliegende Holländer – Steuermann
Staatsoper Hamburg