Alexander Skvarko

Александр Скварко

Alexander was born in Sevastopol. In year 2000 graduated from The Gnesins Russian Academy of Music ( a class of V. Scherbakov). While being a student was invited to the Kolobov Novaya Opera Theatre where performed in many productions, such as : The Pretender and Prince Shuysky (“Boris Godunov” by M. Musorgsky), Prince Sinodal (“The Demon”А. Rubinstein), Alfredo (“ La Traviata” by G. Verdi), Ismaele (“Nabucco” by G.Verdi), Lohengrin (“Lohengrin” by R.Wagner), Pollione (“Norma” by V.Bellini), Turiddu (“Cavalleria rusticana” by P. Mascagni ), Young Gipsy (“Aleko” by S. Rachmaninoff), Boyar Ivan Likov (“The Tsar's Bride” by N. Rimsky-Korsakov), Vladimir Igorevich (“Prince Igor” by Borodin ), Lensky (“Eugene Onegin ” by P.Tchaikovsky), Hagenbach (“La Wally “ by A. Catalani), Melot (“Tristan und Isolde” by R. Wagner), Tybalt (“Roméo et Juliette ” by C. Gounod), Father (“The Nutcracker - Opera” based on the music of P. Tchaikovsky), Narraboth (“Salome” by R. Strauss), Ikharev (“ The Gamblers” by S. Prokofiev). Alexander also participated in following shows “Rossini”, “Bravissimo!”, “Viva Verdi!”, “Opera&Jazz” and  “Maria Callas”.

In season 1999-2000 , Alexander received the “Moscow Debut” Award for the part of Sinodal in Rubinstein’s “Demon”.

In different years he worked with the famous orchestra conductors, such as : E. Kolobov, E.Klass,  , J.Latham-Koenig, G.Rozhdestvensky, V.Polyansky, S.Stadler, M. Fedotov, P.Ovsyannikov, P. Gershtein, S.Kondrashev, V. Babarikin, K. Orbelyan, S. Tararin, S.Smbatyan, A. Lebedev, V.Andropov, H.Heine, , F. Mastrangelo, F. Korobov, Y. Medyanik, D. Yurovsky and others.

Among the stage directors that he has worked with there are K.Holten, Y. Alexandrov, A. Žagars, K. Heiskanen, A. Sigalova, S. Morabito, J. Freier, N. Androssov, N. Raab, A. Bernard etc.

Alexander has participated in many Russian Festivals in Tver, Tambov, Kaliningrad, Magadan, Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, Belgorod, Ryazan and others.

With the Kolobov Novaya Opera Theatre Company has visited more than 30 countries and many Russian cities with the tours.

Alexander Skvarko has been with the Art-project “The TenorS of the XXI century” from the day of its’ foundation.

In 2003 , Alexander Skvarko was granted  The Moscow City Award in the field of literature and art for the popularization of the opera art and classical music among the young generation and creation of new programes within “ The TenorS of the XXI century” project.