Andrei Bondarenko’s final performances as Belcore in L’elisir d’amore at the Opera Festival St. Margarethen take place tonight, August 17, and Friday, August 19. In a nearly six-week run of Donizetti’s comedy in the quarry Read More
The Ukrainian baritone Andrei Bondarenko is one of the most exciting young baritones today, having worked extensively with Valery Gergiev, Ivor Bolton, Yannik Nézet-Seguin, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Enrique Mazzola, Kirill Karabits, Andrew Litton, Teodor Currentzis, Michael Sturminger, Omer Meir Wellber and Mikhail Tatarnikov.
Despite his youth, he has already appeared at Salzburg Festival, Carnegie Hall, Wigmore Hall, Glyndebourne Festival and Touring Opera, Teatro Colon, Cologne Opera, Sydney Opera House, Perm State Opera and Mariinsky Theatre. He also gave his role debut as Billy in Billy Budd in the first ever production in Russia (Mikhailovsky Theatre, St. Petersburg).