Bogdan Volkov
Photo: Monika Rittershaus

Bogdan Volkov


Bogdan Volkov studied singing at the Glier Kiev Institute of Music. In 2013 he completed his vocal studies graduating at Tchaikovsky Kiev National Academy of Music. In 2013-15 was a member of the Young Artists Program of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia. During this period, Bogdan made his role debuts as Simpleton in Boris Godunov (Mussorgsky) as Mozart in Mozart and Salieri (Korsakov) as Kai in The story of Kai and Gerda (Banevich) and as Vladimir Igorevich in Prince Igor by (Borodin) and others.

Volkov won numerous important competitions. In 2015 he was awarded the 1st prize and audience sympathy prize at the Paris Opera Competition. In 2016 he was awarded the 2nd prize at Plácido Domingo’s Operalia, the World Opera Competition in Guadalajara.

In 2016- 2018 was a member/principal soloist of the company/Bolshoi theatre. In February 2017 he took part in the production of M. Weinberg`s The Idiot, singing the title role of Prince Myshkin and in June 2017 he took part in the production of The Snow Maiden by N. Rimsky-Korsakov at the Bolshoi Theatre. For these roles Bogdan Volkov has been awarded the national opera award ‘Onegin’. In 2021, he sang the role of Alfredo Germont in Verdi's La traviata at Dutch National Opera.