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Sergei Leiferkus

(b. 1946)


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(b Leningrad, 1946).

Russ. baritone. Sang at Maly Th., Leningrad, 1972–8. Joined Kirov (now Mariinsky) Opera, Leningrad, 1978, having sung Andrei in War and Peace there, 1977. Wexford Fest. début 1982 (Marquis in Massenet's Grisélidis). Scottish Opera début 1985; ENO 1987; CG 1989 (but 1987 with Kirov. co.); Opera North 1988; Amer. début Boston 1987; Glyndebourne 1989. London recital début 1989. Sang Ruprecht in The Fiery Angel, BBC Proms 1991 (and CG 1992).

Subjects: Opera.


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