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, Michael Güttler, Evgeny Nikitin, Olga Borodina, etc.
Some future engagements include a Tour with the Bolshoi Theatre as Archbishop in Maid of Orleans in France as well as performances at the renown Salzburg Festival as Priest in the new production of Lady Macbeth of Mzensk under the baton of Mariss Jansons, Zaccharia at the Deutsche Oper Berlin and the Mariinsky Theatre, title role in Boris Godunov with the San Francisco Symphony as well as at the Mariinsky Theatre, Ivan the Terrible in Maid of Pskov at the Mariinsky and the Bolshoi Theatre.