Sergei Petrovich Leiferkus
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1946-04-04
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Sergei Petrovich Leiferkus

Biography (Wikipedia)

Sergei Leiferkus (born 4 April 1946) is an operatic baritone from Russia, known for his dramatic technique and powerful voice particularly in Russian and Italian language repertoire. He is most notable for his roles as Scarpia in Tosca, Iago in Otello, Grand-prétre de Dagon in Samson et Dalila and Simon Boccanegra as the title role. Leiferkus was born in Leningrad (now known as St Petersburg), Russia. He studied music at the St. Petersburg conservatory.

In 1972, he made his debut with Maly Theatre of Leningrad and received recognition for Eugene Onegin, Iolanta, Barber of Seville and Don Giovanni. He joined Kirov Opera Company in 1977 performing in Prokofiev's War and Peace as Andrei. While at the Kirov Opera, Leiferkus's talent began to receive international reputation as a powerful singer and imaginative actor.

Leiferkus has toured most opera houses in the world including Royal Opera House, Vienna State Opera, Opéra Bastille in Paris, Teatro alla Scala, San Francisco Opera, Metropolitan Opera, Netherlands Opera, Teatro Colón, at the Edinburgh Festival, Bregenzer Festspiele, Glyndebourne and Salzburg Easter Festival. He has also worked with many notable conductors and orchestras including Georg Solti, James Levine, Claudio Abbado, Valery Gergiev, Bernard Haitink, Zubin Mehta, Riccardo Muti and Seiji Ozawa with London Symphony Orchestra, Boston Symphony, New York Philharmonic, Philadelphia Orchestra and Berlin Philharmonic.

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Sergey Rachmaninov
Aleko's Cavatina (Aleko)
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Aleko's Cavatina (Aleko)
Mikhail Ivanovich Glinka
A Farewell to St Petersburg for voice and piano: no.6 Poputnaya pesnya [Travelling song]
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A Farewell to St Petersburg for voice and piano: no.6 Poputnaya pesnya [Travelling song]
Giuseppe Verdi
Otello - Una vela! Una vela!; Esultate!
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Otello - Una vela! Una vela!; Esultate!
Modest Petrovich Musorgsky, Semion Skigin & Sergei Petrovich Leiferkus
Akh Ti, P'Yanaya Teterya! [you Drunken Sot!]
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Akh Ti, P'Yanaya Teterya! [you Drunken Sot!]
Modest Petrovich Musorgsky, Semion Skigin & Sergei Petrovich Leiferkus
Noch' [night]
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Noch' [night]

Noch' [night]

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Modest Petrovich Musorgsky
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Modest Petrovich Musorgsky, Semion Skigin & Sergei Petrovich Leiferkus
King Saul
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King Saul

King Saul

Composer
Modest Petrovich Musorgsky
Performer
Modest Petrovich Musorgsky, Semion Skigin & Sergei Petrovich Leiferkus
Svetik Savishna [darling Savishna]
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Svetik Savishna [darling Savishna]
Modest Petrovich Musorgsky, Semion Skigin & Sergei Petrovich Leiferkus
Vesyoliy chas [Hour of jollity]
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Vesyoliy chas [Hour of jollity]
Dmitry Shostakovich
Romances On Poems By Pushkin, Op.46a: Regeneration and A Jealous Maiden
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Romances On Poems By Pushkin, Op.46a: Regeneration and A Jealous Maiden
Sergey Rachmaninov
Aleko: Aleko's cavatina
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Aleko: Aleko's cavatina
Modest Mussorgsky
Lullaby (Sleep, son of peasants)
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Lullaby (Sleep, son of peasants)
Sergey Rachmaninov
Ti pomnish il vecher (Do you remember the evening)
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Ti pomnish il vecher (Do you remember the evening)
Sergey Rachmaninov
Ya Tebe Nichego (Nothing shall I say to you)
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Ya Tebe Nichego (Nothing shall I say to you)
Sergey Rachmaninov
Fate op 21 no 1
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Fate op 21 no 1
Modest Mussorgsky
Songs and dances of death, arr. Shostakovich
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Songs and dances of death, arr. Shostakovich
Gothenburg Symphony Orchestra
Aleko - Duet and Finale
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Aleko - Duet and Finale
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Cherevichki (The Tsarina's Slippers) - Part II
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Cherevichki (The Tsarina's Slippers) - Part II
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Mazeppa (Act 1, Sc 3; Sc 4; Hopak)
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Mazeppa (Act 1, Sc 3; Sc 4; Hopak)
The Philadelphia Orchestra
Vesna (Spring)
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Vesna (Spring)

Vesna (Spring)

Choir
Choral Arts Society of Philadelphia
Giuseppe Verdi
Credo in un Dio crudel (Otello)
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Credo in un Dio crudel (Otello)
William Walton
Belshazzar's Feast - a Oratorio for baritone solo, chorus and orchestra
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Belshazzar's Feast - a Oratorio for baritone solo, chorus and orchestra
Dmitry Shostakovich
Symphony No. 14 Op.135 For Soprano, Bass, String Orchestra And Percussion
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Symphony No. 14 Op.135 For Soprano, Bass, String Orchestra And Percussion
Bastille Opera Orchestra, Myung-Whun Chung, Plácido Domingo, Giuseppe Verdi, Philippe Duminy, Сергей Петрович Лейферкус & Cheryl Studer
Otello [Extract: end Act 1]
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Otello [Extract: end Act 1]

Otello [Extract: end Act 1]

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Bastille Opera Orchestra, Myung-Whun Chung, Plácido Domingo, Giuseppe Verdi, Philippe Duminy, Сергей Петрович Лейферкус & Cheryl Studer
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Act 2 no.10; O Maria, Maria [Mazeppa's aria/arioso]
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Act 2 no.10; O Maria, Maria [Mazeppa's aria/arioso]
Semion Skigin, Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky & Sergei Petrovich Leiferkus
6 Songs Op.6
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6 Songs  Op.6
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Past BBC Events

St Magnus International Festival: Ives, Ravel & Shostakovich
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St Magnus Cathedral
2014-06-25T04:51:38
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Jun
2014
St Magnus International Festival: Ives, Ravel & Shostakovich

St Magnus International Festival: Ives, Ravel & Shostakovich

19:30
St Magnus Cathedral
St Magnus International Festival: Vaughan Williams, Sibelius & Walton
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The Pickaquoy Centre
2014-06-22T04:51:38
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22
Jun
2014
St Magnus International Festival: Vaughan Williams, Sibelius & Walton

St Magnus International Festival: Vaughan Williams, Sibelius & Walton

19:30
The Pickaquoy Centre
BBC SSO 2014-15 Season: Open Rehearsal with the BBC SSO
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City Halls
2014-06-18T04:51:38
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18
Jun
2014
BBC SSO 2014-15 Season: Open Rehearsal with the BBC SSO

BBC SSO 2014-15 Season: Open Rehearsal with the BBC SSO

15:15
City Halls
Proms 2010: Prom 67 - Henry Wood Day - Last Night of the Proms 1910
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Royal Albert Hall
2010-09-05T04:51:38
5
Sep
2010

Proms 2010: Prom 67 - Henry Wood Day - Last Night of the Proms 1910

Royal Albert Hall
Proms 2006: Prom 53
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/erdxj5
Royal Albert Hall
2006-08-23T04:51:38
23
Aug
2006

Proms 2006: Prom 53

Royal Albert Hall

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