Born in Moscow, Alexander Vinogradov made his début at the Bolshoy Theatre at the age of 21 as Oroveso in Norma. He has worked with many leading conductors including Gustavo Dudamel, Daniel Barenboim, Kent Nagano, Vladimir Jurowski, Lorin Maazel, Mariss Jansons, Placido Domingo, Valery Gergiev, Philippe Jordan, Yuri Temirkhanov, Vasily Petrenko, Helmuth Rilling, Zubin Mehta and Myung-Whun Chung. He has won numerous competitions. Recent performances include Janáček’s Glagolitic Mass with Sir Mark Elder and the Hallé Orchestra in San Sebastián, Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 13 at the Paris Opera with Philippe Yordan, Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 14 with Vasily Petrenko and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony with the Pittsburgh Symphony and Shostakovich’s Song of the Forests with the Orquesta Sinfónica del Principado de Asturias (OSPA), Don Carlo and Eugene Onegin at the Teatro Regio di Torino and Attila (title rôle) at St Gallen Opera. He has also recorded songs by Rachmaninov with pianist Iain Burnside for the Delphian label. Alexander Vinogradov has appeared at many festivals and opera houses around the world, and with leading orchestras. He currently lives in Berlin, Germany, where he also teaches singing at the Hochschule für Musik Hanns Eisler. He continues to study with Svetlana Nesterenko.