In Russia died a famous actor Alexander gergalov.
This is the website of the Mariinsky theatre, where he worked as a soloist of the Opera troupe, writes Today.
“The Mariinsky theatre regret to announce that after long illness has died the leading soloist of the Opera troupe, honored artist of Russia, people’s artist of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania, baritone Alexander Gergalov. On 5 July he would have turned 63 years”, – stated in the message.
Alexander gergalov received his musical education at the Leningrad state Conservatory named after Rimsky-Korsakov. In 1991 joined the Opera troupe of the Mariinsky theatre. Bright and the in-flight voice Gergalova, characterized by unusual freedom, was mentioned in most Opera performances at the Mariinsky theatre,” said theatre.
Among the parties that performed by the singer on stage, Onegin (“Eugene Onegin”), Andrey Bolkonsky (“War and peace”), shakalov (“Boris Godunov”), Yeletsky (Queen of spades), Robert, Ibn-hakia (“Iolanta”), Mizgir (the snow maiden), the Venetian guest (Sadko), Ivan Korolevich (“Kaschey the Immortal”), don Carlos (“the Force of destiny”), Almaviva (“Le nozze di Figaro”), Ezio (“Attila”), Paolo Albiani (“Simon Boccanegra”) and many others.
With the Mariinsky theatre Alexander gergalov has toured in Spain, Italy, the USA (Metropolitan Opera), Japan, England, took part in the Moscow Easter festival. He has performed in France, Belgium, Germany, Austria, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Finland, Portugal, Turkey. In the discography of the singer’s recordings of the operas “War and peace”, “Queen of spades”.