Sergei Skorohodov began his operatic career in 2007, when he joined the the Mariinsky Theatre and nearly immediately became a
leading soloist of this theatre, performing on numerous occasions alongside such stars as Anna Netrebko, Olga Borodina and Maria Guleghina.
Under the baton of Maestro Valery Gergiev, Sergei has performed in various theatres and concert halls such as Festspielhaus Baden Baden, the Royal Opera in Stockholm, Metropolitan Opera in New York, Washington National Opera, Welsh National Opera and others. After his 2008 debut at the Bolshoi theatre as Grigoriy in Boris Godunov he frequently performed there and subsequently sang this part at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich on various occasions.
The young tenor worked together with such great conductors as: Valery Gergiev, Riccardo Muti, Yuri Temirkanov, Vladimir Jurowski, Edo de Waart, Placido Domingo, Kirill Petrenko, Kent Nagano, etc. His critically highly acclaimed recent successes include the performance of the Title Role in Lohengrin, Edgardo in Lucia di Lammermoor, Cavaradossi in Tosca, Ivan in The Nose, Erik in Der Fliegende Holländer, Ismaele in Nabucco, Bacchus in Ariadne auf Naxos, Alfredo in Traviata at the Mariinsky Theatre, Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin, the Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Valencia Palau de la Musica, Chicago Lyric Opera, Glynderbourne Festival and many others.
His recent successes include Vaudemont in Iolanta at the Bolshoi Theatre; Sinowij in a new production of Lady Macbeth of Mzensk at the Bayerische Staatsoper in Munich as well as Verdi’s Requiem at the Philharmonie in Munich, Ariadne auf Naxos with Vladimir Jurowski in Moscow and numerous performances at the Mariinsky including Eric in Der Fliegende Holländer, Alfredo in La Traviata and title role in Lohengrin.
His upcoming engagements include the title role in Lohengrin at the Musiktheater Essen, Iolanta in Mannheim, concertante performances of Boris Godunov with the San Francisco Symphony, a new production of Khovanshchina at Teatro alla Scala, new production of Der Fliegende Holländer at the MET as well as Don Carlo, Rigoletto, Macbeth, Traviata, Iolanta at the Mariinsky Theatre.