Konstantin Shushakov
baryton | Russian Federation, °1984
 
VOICE 2011 : Fifth Prize
Konstantin Shushakov began his musical studies at the Russian Academy of Theatre Arts under Yuriy Udalov, before going on to further studies, starting in 2009, at Galina Vishnevskaya’s Centre for Young Opera Singers and also, with Diane Zola and Dmitry Vdovin, in the context of the Bolshoi Theatre’s Young Artist Programme. In 2008 he took part in the First International Pavel Lisitsian Baritone Competition in Moscow and in the Eighth International Rimsky-Korsakov Young Opera Singers Competition in St Petersburg. At the Bolshoi Theatre he has played the roles of Dancair (Carmen, conducted by E. Joel-Ornal) and Schaunard (La Bohème, under A. Allemandi); at the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall he has sung the roles of Paris (Roméo et Juliette, under B. Pionnier) and Herman (Les Contes d’Hoffmann, under L. Kampellone), both in 2010, and in Brahms’s Deutsches Requiem, conducted by M. Pletnev, in 2011.
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Final 2011: Konstantin Shushakov
Semi-final 2011: Konstantin Shushakov
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Programme
Final (20/05/2011)
Giacomo Puccini Questo amor (Edgar)
Pyotr Tchaikovsky Vy tak pechalny - Ya vas lioubliou (Pikovaya dama (The Dame of Spades))
Gustav Mahler Wenn mein Schatz Hochzeit macht (D minor) (Lieder eines fahrenden Gesellen)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Rivolgete a lui lo sguardo KV 584
Konstantin Shushakov, voice
La Monnaie Symphony Orchestra, dir. Carlo Rizzi
Semi-final (10/05/2011)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Hai già vinta la causa - Vedrò mentr'io sospiro (Le Nozze di Figaro)
Robert Schumann Der Contrabandiste (Spanisches Liederspiel op. 74)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Donne mie, la fate a tanti (Così fan tutte)
Pyotr Tchaikovsky Moj genij, moj angel, moj drug
Francis Poulenc Couplets bachiques (Chansons gaillardes FP 42)
Konstantin Shushakov, voice
Artem Grishaev, pianist accompanist
First round (06/05/2011)
Giacomo Puccini Questo amor (Edgar)
Franz Schubert Erlkönig D 328
Konstantin Shushakov, voice
Nadezda Oranzh, pianist accompanist
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