bass.He graduated from the Singing Art Department of the International Slavic Institute in 2012 (Olga Zakharova’s class) and studied at the Galina Vishnevskaya Opera Centre (2012–2014).
During his studies he was a trainee at the Prokofiev Opera Studio Theatre (2008–2012). In 2013–2018 he was a soloist at the Pokrovsky Chamber Music Theater. In 2016–2017 he was a guest soloist of the State Academic Symphony Capella of Russia. Since 2018 he has been a soloist of the Bolshoi Theatre and since September 2018, a soloist of the Kolobov Novaya Opera Theatre.
Alexey Prokopiev’s repertoire includes the parts of Don Geronio (Rossini’s Il turco in Italia); Leporello and Masetto (Mozart’s Don Giovanni); Buff (Mozart’s Der Schauspieldirektor); Cancion (Wolf-Ferrari’s I quarto rusteghi); Harašta (Janáček’s The Cunning Little Vixen); Count Ceprano (Verdi’s Rigoletto); Farlaf (Glinka’s Ruslan and Lyudmila); Varlaam, Mityukha (Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov); the Gypsy (Mussorgsky’s The Fair at Sorochyntsi); Devil from Hell, Chub Old and Cossack (Tchaikovsky’s Cherevichki); Zaretsky, Company Commander (Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin); Helvidius, Hispo, Centurión (Rimsky-Korsakov’s Servilia); Notary (Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi); Matveyev (Prokofiev’s War and Peace).
Awards and Honours
Prize-winner of the International Independent Contest of Opera Singers (2nd prize, Moscow, 2012)