Ivan Gyngazov

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, performing 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 the 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. Last season, he made his role and house debut as Ismaele in Nabucco at the Semperoper Dresden. He also appeared at the Fondazione Petruzzelli in Bari as Lensky and sang the title role in Sadko at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow. Gyngazov will open the 2021/22 season with his debut at Opéra de Rouen as Manrico.

Other roles in the tenor’s repertoire include Riccardo in Un ballo in maschera, Radames in Aida, Done José in Carmen, Calaf in Turandot, Andrei in Tchaikovsky’s Mazeppa, Herman in The Queen of Spades, Sergey in Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District, Paris in La Belle Hélène, Young Gypsy in Aleko and Grigory in Boris Godunov.