Russian-born tenor Viktor Antipenko, praised for his effortless, expensive sound and excellent technique, continues to sing leading roles to great acclaim, and becoming a tenor to watch in the dramatic repertoire.
This season, Viktor is featured as Enzo in La Gioconda with Innsbruck Landestheater, Lensky in Eugene Onegin with Hawaii Opera Theatre, and Hermann in The Queen of Spades at Theater Chemnitz. He also joins the Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra in concert as Prince Gvidon in The Golden Cockerel at Amsterdam's Concertgebouw.
Future performances include Prince Gvidon in The Golden Cockerel with The Dallas Opera and returning to Theater Chemnitz for Queen of Spades, Die Walküre, Meistersinger and Fidelio.
Recent engagements include the title role in Parsifal at Theater Chemnitz, the title role of Lohengrin at Theatro Municipal de São Paulo and Opéra de Rouen, Andrey in Mazeppa with Ópera de Oviedo, Prince Vaudemont in Iolanta at the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, Don Jose in Carmen at the Bolshoi Theatre, Opera Las Vegas, Opera Fairbanks and at the Winter International Arts Festival in Sochi, Russia; Luigi in Il Tabarro with Vero Beach Opera; Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly with Ópera de Oviedo and Opera Las Vegas; Grigori in Boris Godunov at the Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe; and Erik in Der fliegende Holländer at the Bolshoi Theatre.
Mr. Antipenko concert appearances include the tenor soloist in Rachmaninoff’s The Bells with The Philadelphia Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Jurowski; Kodály’s Psalmus Hungaricus with the New York Metamorphoses Orchestra at the New York Society for Ethical Culture; Stravinsky’s Les Noces at the Grand Philharmonie Hall in St. Petersburg; Opera Gala Concert at the Heidelberg Schlossfestspielen Music Festival; and Radames in highlights concert of Aida at The Almere Festival in The Netherlands.