Stanislav Trofimov, began his operatic career in the Chelyabinsk Opera House in 2008, he then very quickly moved on to perform the leading Bass Roles at the Ekaterinburg Opera house, then the Bolshoi Theatre and other Opera Theatres in Russia.
Since 2015, the “bushy bearded, epic sounding deep yet soft bass” has been frequently performing at the Mariinsky Theatre and in March 2016 became a soloist of this legendary theatre.
Some of his signature roles include the title and leading bass roles in: Boris Godunov, Philipp II in Don Carlos, Procida in I Vespri Siciliani, Fiesco in Simon Boccanegra, Konchak in Prince Igor, Ivan Susanin in Life for the Tsar, Sobakin in Tsar’s Bride, Prince Yuri Vsevolodovich in The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevronia, Prince Gremin in Eugene Onegin, Ferrando in Il Trovatore, Don Bartolo in Le nozze di Figaro, Old Hebrew in Samson and Dalila.
“The outstanding example of perfect Russian Bass School”, Trofimov has performed on numerous occasions with Maestro Valery Gergiev, Tugan Sokhiev, Daniel Oren, Mariss Jansons, Michael Güttler, Evgeny Nikitin, Olga Borodina, etc.
Some recent successes include a Role Debut as Procida in Mariinsky’s new production I Vespri Siciliani, as well as another role debut as Zaccharia at the Opening of Arena Di Verona Summer Festival with Nabucco. A Tour with the Bolshoi Theatre as Archbishop in Maid of Orleans in France as well as performances at the Salzburg Festival as Priest in the new production of Lady Macbeth of Mzensk under the baton of Mariss Jansons.
Some future engagements include title role in Boris Godunov with the San Francisco Symphony, Pique Dame and Les Pecheurs des Perles at the Salzburg Festival 2018, as well as Dosifey in a new production of Chowanschina at Teatro alla Scala in 2019, and further performances as Ivan Susanin, Ivan the Terrible, Procida, Philip II, Fiesco, Daland and Boris Godunov at the Mariinsky Theatre.