Mikhail Petrenko

Bass, MikhailPetrenko, is one the most sought after basses inthe world, known for both his exceptional operaticperformances as well as his recitals.He has successfully performed the entiretyof Wagner’s Ring Cycle conducted by DanielBarenboim at the Deutsche Staatsoper Berlinas well as mastering works including Die Walküreand Götterdämmerung at Teatro alla Scalaconducted by Maestro Barenboim. He regularlycollaborates with top conductors such asVladimir Jurowski, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, CharlesDutoit, Myung Whun Chung and Daniel Harding,appearing at the Wiener Staatsoper, MetropolitanOpera, Netherlands Opera, Deutsche StaatsoperBerlin, La Scala and the Aix-en-Provence, Verbier,Salzburg, Lucerne and the BBC Proms festivals.Future engagements include Die Walküreand Das Rheingold in Geneva, Nabucco withLa Scala, Leporello/Don Giovanni at the DeutscheStaatsoper Berlin and Orest/Elektra at theMetropolitan Opera. Concert engagements includeShostakovich Symphony No. 13 with the RotterdamPhilharmonic and Bayerischer Rundfunk Munichunder Yannick Nézet-Séguin and Bluebeard’sCastle at the Concertgebouw Amsterdam.His many recordings include Die Walküreconducted by Gergiev released on the MariinskyLabel and Gounod’s Romeo et Juliette conductedby Yannick Nézet-Séguin releasedon Deutsche Grammophon. He added a recordingof Rachmaninov’s The Bells with the BerlinerPhilarmoniker to his discography conductedby Sir Simon Rattle, released on EMI and alsofeatures as Leporello in the film versionof Don Giovanni (Kasper Holten’s Juan).