Andrey Breus, baritone. Graduated from the Rostov Musical College (as a choral conductor) and the Russian Academy of Theatrical Arts in Moscow (Department of Music).
Andrey Breus was at first a trainee at the Novaya Opera Theatre of Moscow and then was taken on the staff.
Andrey Breus tours extensively in Russia and abroad, performing in first-rate concert halls and opera houses, such as L’Opéra de la Bastille, Covent Garden, Teatro Comunale in Firenze, Malmö Music Theatre in Sweden, Washington Opera, etc.
Andrey participated in the recording of Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin (conductor Evgeny Kolobov). He also took part in the joint recording of the Novaya Opera and the choir of the Savonlinna Opera Festival (Finland), performing arias from the world opera repertoire (conductor Kiesti Haatanen).
Awards and Honours
- Prize-winner of For Devoted Service to Opera Art /Award by the Evgeny Kolobov Foundation
- Special Prize of the Placido Domigo competition Operalia (2000)
Roles performed at the Novaya Opera
Ibn-Hakia, Robert in Tchaikovsky's Iolanta
Athanael in Massenet's Thais
Valentin in Gounod's Faust
Prince Igor in Borodin's Prince Igor (in concert)
Dunois in Tchaikovsky’s The Maid of Orleans (in concert)
Aeneas in Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas (in concert)
Marcello in Puccini’s La bohème (in concert)
Baritone parts in the production Viva Verdi!, in the Old Love Songs concert