Marat Gali

Marat Gali


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«There are not just one, but two plot-turning potions in this opera, both supplied by a dastardly doctor, Bomelius (the strong tenor Marat Gali), the czar’s physician who comes from Germany where, presumably, knowledge about powerful potions is up-to-date. The New York times 13.07.2014»
2006Prokofiev: The Love for Three OrangesThe Prince
2006Rimsky-korsakov: Mozart And SalieriMozart
2006Prokofiev: The Fiery AngelAgrippa
2005Stravinsky: The Rake's ProgressTom Rakewell
2005Prokofiev: The Love for Three OrangesThe Prince
2005Rimsky-korsakov: Mozart And SalieriMozart
2005Wagner: Der Fliegende HolländerDer Steuermann Dalands
2004Rimsky-korsakov: The Snow MaidenTsar Berendey
2004Mozart: Die ZauberflöteTamino
2003Mussorgsky: KhovanshchinaScrivener
2003Puccini: TurandotPong
2002Cilea: Adriana LecouvreurThe Abbé De Chazeuil



Graduated of the Moscow Conservatoire (the conducting choral faculty, 1995; the singing faculty, 1999). Participated in the master-classes of the Stuttgart International Bach Academy in Moscow (1992, 1994); took part in Nodar Andguladze’s master-classes (Georgia) and the Bernd Weikl master-classes (Austria).
From 1999-2002, he was a soloist with the Moscow State Academic Philarmonia.
Since 2002, he has been a Bolshoi Theatre soloist. RepertoireHis Bolshoi Theatre repertoire includes the following, among other, roles: Pong, Pang (Turandot) Tsar Berendey, Wood Spirit (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Snow Maiden) L’abate di Chazeuil (Cilea’s Adriana Lecouvreur) Monsieur Triquet (Eugene Onegin) Tom Rakewell (Stravinsky’s The Rake’s Progress) Malcolm (Macbeth) Bomelius (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Tsar’s Bride)
Jacob Glock (Prokofiev’s The Fiery Angel) Government Official (Khovanshchina) Mozart (Rimsky-Korsakov’s Mozart and Salieri)
Daland’s Steersman (Der Fliegende Hollaender) Zinovy Borisovich (Shostakovich’s The Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk) Dr. Cajus, Fenton (Falstaff) Goro (Madama Butterfly) Tamino (Die Zauberfloete) The Prince (Prokofiev’s The Love for Three Oranges) Abdallo (Nabucco) Chekalinsky (The Queen of Spades) Astrologer (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Golden Cockerel) Almerik (Iolanta) Andres (Wozzeck) Simpleton (Boris Godunov) Valzacchi (Der Rosenkavalier) Gastone (La Traviata) Ovlur (Prince Igor) Mephistopheles (The Fiery Angel) Shuisky (Boris Godunov) Basilio (Le Nozze di Figaro) Remendado (Carmen) Tenor II (Stravinsky’s Renard in the performance The Fables of the Vixen, the Duckling and Balda) Parpignol (La Boheme) The Count of Lerma (Don Carlo) First Troll (Banevich’s The Story of Kai and Gerda) Zinoviy Borisovich (Katerina Izmailova) Laura's guest (The Stone Guest) Dancing Master (Manon Lescaut) Red Wiskers (Billy Budd) Grinder (The Idiot) The Supreme Judge (Un Ballo in Maschera) Alchemist / Sultan Achmet / Crook (Candideby Bernstein) Tenor solo in A Hero of Our Time ballet by Demutsky (Part Bela). Tenor/ The Intendant (Nureyev ballet by Demutsky) 
Also in repertoire: Gaev (Philippe Fénelon’s Le Cerisaie) title role (Rameau’s Pygmalion) title role (Handel’s Serse) Belmonte (Die Entfuhrung aus dem Serail) Count Almaviva (Il Barbiere di Siviglia) Lensky (Eugene Onegin) The Indian Guest (Rimsky-Korsakov’s Sadko) Latino (Sarti’s Enea nel Lazio) 
His cantata-oratorio repertoire includes: masses, cantatas, passions and other works by Bach, Handel, Haydn, Schubert, Beethoven, Mendelsohn, Schuman, Dvorak, Glass, Desyatnikov. His chamber repertoire includes vocal works by Glinka, Tchaikovsky, Rakhmaninov, Schubert, Schuman, Shostakovich, Britten, Desyatnikov. ToursTakes part on a regular basis in opera and chamber music festivals: Sacro Art (Loccum, Germany, 1997); Mikhailov Festival (Cheboksari, Russia, 1999); Sobinov Festival (Saratov, Russia, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2007); Shizuoka Theatre Festival (Japan, 2001); International Theatre Olympiad (Moscow, 2001); The Sheremetiev Seasons (Moscow, 1997, 2001, 2003, 2004), Ludwigsburger Schlossfestspiele (2004); Gideon Kremer Festival at Sigulde (Latvia, 2005) and in Lockenhaus (Austria, 2005); International Music Festival at Le Touquet (France, 2005); Shostakovich Chamber Music Festival (Saint-Petersburg, 2006); International Chamber Art Festival (Kostomuksha, 2006); Art Festival Bosco di Ciliegi (Moscow, 2007). In 2006, he appeared at the Maryinsky Theatre (Saint-Petersburg) in The Snow Maiden. In the same year, he sang The Prince (The Love for Three Oranges) at the Slovene National Theatre (Ljubljana), and Mozart (Mozart and Salieri) at the Teatro Massimo (Palermo, Italy). In 2007, he performed Desyatnikov’s vocal cycle Love and Life of a Poet on poems of Nikolai Oleynikov and Daniil Kharms at the Territoryfestival and at the Bolshoi Theatre (piano — Alexey Goribol). In 2010, he performed the tenor part in Stravinsky’s Renard at Festival d’Aix-en-Provence and Opera national de Lyon (Le Rossignol et autres fables, conductor Kazushi Ono, director Robert Lepage). In 2011, took part in Shostakovich’s Nose(director William Kentridge) at Festival d’Aix-en-Provence and Opera national de Lyon. In 2012 he sang in a world premiere of Philippe Fénelon’s Le Cerisaie (Lionia Gaev) at the Paris national opera. Performed the role of Bomelius in The Tsar’s Bride at the Lincoln Center Festival (in concert, conductor – Gennadi Rozhdestvensky, 2014) and at the Hong Kong Arts Festival (conductor – Gennadi Rozhdestvensky, 2015). DiscographyHaydn’s The Creation, conductor Yuri Kochnev, Boheme Music, 2001.
Sarti’s Enea nel Lazio — Latino, conductor Arcady Steinlucht, Bongiovanni, 2003.
Schlenck’s The Bard and the Prophet, conductor Timothy Mount, 2004. 
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Prokofiev: The Love for Three Oranges The Prince 24 hours Cankarjev dom Ljubljana 2006
Rimsky-korsakov: Mozart And Salieri Mozart 24 hours Teatro Massimo di Palermo 2006
Prokofiev: The Fiery Angel Agrippa 1 week Bolshoi Theatre 2006
Stravinsky: The Rake's Progress Tom Rakewell 1 week Bolshoi Theatre 2005
Prokofiev: The Love for Three Oranges The Prince 24 hours Bolshoi Theatre 2005


In 1995, he won the 1st prize at the All-Russian Franz Schubert Competition