Russian tenor Sergey Romanovsky makes his Royal Opera debut in the 2016/17 Season as Alfredo Germont (La traviata).
Romanovsky was born in Mineralnye Vody. After initial studies as a violinist he trained as a singer at the Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory, Moscow Academy of Choral Arts and on the Young Artists Programme at the Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow. His many roles for the Bolshoi Theatre have included the Duke of Mantua (Rigoletto) and Italian Tenor (Der Rosenkavalier). Engagements elsewhere include Conte di Libenskof (Il viaggio a Reims) for La Scala, Milan, Almaviva (Il barbiere di Siviglia) for Opéra Royal de Wallonie, Opéra National de Bordeaux and Teatro Petruzzelli, Bari, Don Ramiro (La Cenerentola) for Göteborg Opera, Mercure/Athlete (Castor et Pollux) for Théâtre du Capitole, Toulouse, Ernesto (Don Pasquale) for Norwegian National Opera, Nemorino (L’elisir d’amore) for Mariinsky Theatre, Tebaldo (I Capuleti e i Montecchi) for Moscow Philharmonic Society, Lensky (Eugene Onegin) for Lille Opera, the title role in La clemenza di Tito for Landestheater Salzburg, Marzio (Mitridate, re di Ponto) for La Monnaie, Brussels, Antenore (Zelmira) for Lyon Opera, Roderigo (Rossini’s Otello), Lindoro (L’italiana in Algeri) and Almaviva for Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Music Theatre and in Berlioz’s Roméo et Juliette for the Al Bustan Festival and Alfredo with Orquesta Sinfónica Simón Bolívar and in Santiago.
Romanovsky has collaborated with conductors including Yuri Bashmet Daniele Callegari, Ottavio Dantone, Antonino Fogliani, Leo Hussain, Lorin Maazel, Michele Mariotti, Evelino Pidò, Christophe Rousset and Alberto Zedda.