Yuri Kissin

Yuri Kissin


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2017Puccini: La BohèmeColline
2017Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroAntonio
2017Rossini: La CenerentolaDon Magnifico
2017Puccini: La BohèmeColline
2017Sauguet: Tistou les pouces vertsTistou
2016Bizet: CarmenEscamillo
2016Rossini: L'Italiana in AlgeriHaly
2016Gounod: Roméo et JulietteFrère Laurent
2016Rossini: La CenerentolaDon Magnifico
2015Rossini: Il Barbiere di SivigliaDon Bartolo
2015Mozart: Cosi fan tutteDon Alfonso
2015Mozart: Don GiovanniMasetto
2015Verdi: La TraviataBarone Douphol
2015Verdi: La TraviataGrenvil
2013Mozart: Don GiovanniLeporello
2012Mozart: Le nozze di FigaroFigaro
2004Rossini: L'Italiana in AlgeriMustafà
2004Puccini: ToscaSciarrone
2001Tchaikovsky: Eugene OneginZaretsky
2000Puccini: Madama ButterflyLo zio bonzo


Yuri Kissin was born in Perm (Russia). After starting his career in Israel, he moved to France and spent a couple of years at the Paris Opera Studio (formerly named Centre de Formation Lyrique). He was then invited back to take part in many productions both on the stages of the Opéra Bastille and the Palais Garnier: War and Peace, Tosca, Parsifal, « K » by Philippe Manoury, Don Carlos, Boris Godounov, Evgeny Onegin, La Traviata, Capriccio, Ariadne auf Naxos, Lulu, Dialogues des Carmélites, Madame Butterfly, Les Contes d’Hoffmann, Salomé, Die Frau ohne Schatten, Ariane et Barbe Bleue, Rigoletto, Macbeth, Billy Bud, Francesca da Rimini, Gianni Schicchi, La Cerisaie and Khovantschina.

In the past few seasons, he sang on most of the French opera houses and festivals: Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Montpellier, Toulouse, Rennes, Lyon, Clermont-Ferrand, Toulon, Dijon, Bordeaux, Limoges, Nancy, Nantes, Metz, Nice, as well as in the Festivals of Aix-en-Provence, Lacoste, Antibes, Chartres, Sédières, Opéras en plein air. Abroad he sang in the opera houses in Madrid, Tel-Aviv, Jerusalem, Moscou, Perm, Amsterdam, Maribor, Monte-Carlo…

He also sang with most of the prominent Parisian Orchestras.

His repertoire includes such roles as Figaro (Le Nozze di Figaro), Leporello and Masetto (Don Giovanni), Don Alfonso and Guglielmo (Cosí fan tutte), Basilio and Bartolo (Il Barbiere di Siviglia),Mustafa and Haly (L’Italiana in Algeri), Don Magnifico and Alidoro (La Cenerentola)… as well as many comprimari.

This season, he sings Don Magnifico with Danish National Opera and Smalands Music Theater,Sweden, he takes part in Tistou Les Pouces Verts an opera by Henri Sauguet in Rouen, where he will also sing Colline from La Bohème.
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CV & Repertoire

Musical Work Role Jump-in ready? Company Year
Puccini: La Bohème Colline 24 hours OPERA ROUEN 2017
Mozart: Le nozze di Figaro Antonio Immediately New Haifa Symphony Orchestra 2017
Rossini: La Cenerentola Don Magnifico Smaland Musik Theater 2017
Puccini: La Bohème Colline Opéra de Rouen Haute-Normandie 2017
Sauguet: Tistou les pouces verts Tistou Opéra de Rouen Haute-Normandie 2017