Rodion Pogossov was born in Russia and established himself after joining the Lindemann Young Artist Programme at the Metropolitan Opera.
Russian baritone Rodion Pogosov made his LA Opera debut in 2013 as Papageno in The Magic Flute. He features frequently in the Metropolitan Opera, where recent engagements include Figaro in The Barber of Seville, Malatesta in Don Pasquale, and Papageno in The Magic Flute. Other recent engagements include Papageno at the Bilbao Opera, Eugen Onegin at the Festival de Lanaudiere, Figaro in The Barber of Seville at the Hamburg State Opera and the Canadian Opera Company, L’Elisir d’Amore at the Glyndebourne Festival and Cosi fan tutte at the Ravinia Festival. He also recently sang at a gala concert at the Covent Garden conducted by Antonio Pappano. Recent concert performances include Rachmaninov’s Spring Cantata and The Bells in the Netherlands and Orff’s Carmina Burana with the Orquesta y Coro Nacionales Espana in Madrid and RLPO. Rodion will also return to the UK to sing this season with the London Philharmonic Orchestra. Further engagements also include Figaro in The Barber of Seville at the Teatro Municipal in Sntiago, Bayerische Staatsoper, and at the Metropolitan Opera, Cosi fan tutte at the Met, and his debut in the title role in Don Giovanni at the Oveido Opera. His solo recital disc for the prestigious EMI Debut Series received great acclaim, which will shortly be followed by a disc of Rachmaninov songs with pianist Iain Burnside.
Accompanied on the piano by Semjon Skigin