Born in Moscow, internationally celebrated bass Alexander Vinogradov made his debut at the Bolshoi Theatre at the age of 21 as Oroveso in Norma.
He most recently returned to LA Opera as King Philip II in Don Carlo. He has worked with many leading conductors including Gustavo Dudamel, Daniel Barenboim, Kent Nagano, Vladimir Jurowski, Lorin Maazel, Mariss Jansons, Zubin Mehta, Placido Domingo, Valery Gergiev, Philippe Jordan, Antonio Pappano, Semyon Bychkov, Yuri Temirkhanov, Vasily Petrenko, Dmitrij Kitajenko, Helmuth Rilling and Myung-Whun Chung.
His appearances for the 2017/18 season include a series of company debuts, beginning at LA Opera as Escamillo in Carmen, continuing to the Metropolitan Opera for Lucia di Lammermoor and Luisa Miller, and the Bavarian State Opera for Carmen. He also appeared in Don Carlo at Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia, Valencia; Simon Boccanegra at Staatsoper Hamburg, Faust in Jerez, The Marriage of Figaro at the Bolshoi, and Ernani at Opéra de Marseille.
On the concert platform, he debuted with the Orquesta y Coro Nacionales de España in Rachmaninov’s The Bells, which he reprised later with the Orchestre de Paris and Giannandrea Noseda. Further engagements include Shostakovich Symphony No. 13 with Poznan Philharmonic as well an AIDS Gala at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein.