Born in Novosibirsk, Russia, tenor Ivan Gyngazov graduated from the Mikhail Glinka Novosibirsk State Conservatory in 2013, where he studied under the guidance of Marina Akhmedova, an Honorary Artist of Russia. From 2013 to 2017, he worked as a soloist for the Novosibirsk State Academy Opera and Ballet Theater, where he performed such leading operatic roles as Lensky in Eugene Onegin, Vladimir in Prince Igor and Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly. In the same period, Gyngazov also sang Lensky at the Ekaterinburg Opera and Ballet Theater, conducted by Oliver von Dohnanyi. In 2017, he debuted with Helikon Opera in Moscow as Manrico in Il Trovatore under Oliver Diaz, after which he became a soloist at the company, singing Calaf in Turandot under famed Soviet conductor Vladimir Fedoseev. He was also a special award winner at the Hariclea Darclée Competition in 2017. In February of 2019, Gyngazov debuted at the Theater an der Wien as Vaudemont in Iolanta. He will soon appear at the Fondazione Petruzzelli in Bari as Lensky.
Other roles in the tenor’s repertoire include Riccardo in Un ballo in maschera, Radames in Aida, Done José in Carmen, Andrei in Tchaikovsky’s Mazeppa, Herman in The Queen of Spades, Sergey in Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District, Young Gypsy in Aleko and Grigory in Boris Godunov.