Jevgenij Chrebtov on stage is a very convincing singer, with a beautiful, rich baritone voice and great charisma.

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Biography

Lithuanian baritone, Jevgenij Chrebtov, completed his MA in Vocal Performance at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre in 2009. In the years 2004-2006 he participated in the Opera Studio programme with Professor V. Noreika and Professor V. Viržonis at the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre.

Mr. Chrebtov has successfully participated in international and national singing competitions: he won the Third Prize at the Z. Paulauskas Competition in 2001, won a diploma at the Z. Paulauskas Competition in 2002 and was bestowed the First Prize in the same competition in the following year. In 2010 Mr. Chrebtov became a laureate of the F. Chaliapin’s Singing Competition Golosa nad Pliosom and in 2012 won the First Prize in Tiit Kuzik’s Singing Competition in Estonia.

From 2012 to 2014 Jevgenij Chrebtov was a soloist at the Kaunas State Musical Theatre where he made his debut with the role of Falke in J. Strauss’s operetta Die Fledermaus. He has frequently guested at the Theatre Vanemuine in Tartu.

In 2013 Jevgenij Chrebtov made his debut at the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre in the title part in P. Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin. In 2014 he came back there with the parts of Don Carlos in G. Verdi’s Ernani, Escamillo in G. Bizet’s Carmen and Count Almaviva in W. A. Mozart’s Le nozze di Figaro. Since 2015 he has been a soloist at the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre. His current repertoire includes Rodrigo in G. Verdi’s Don Carlo, Lescaut in J. Massenet’s Manon, Marcello in G. Puccini’s La bohème.

In 2015 Mr. Chrebtov participated in Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre’s tour where he performed the role of Count Almaviva in Le nozze di Figaro at the Israeli Opera in Tel Aviv. In 2017 he made his debut on stage of the Estonian National Opera with the role of Figaro in Le nozze di Figaro. He came back to the venue with the part of Enrico in G. Donizetti’s Lucia di Lammermoor.

He has collaborated with such conductors as: Pierre Vallet, Cyril Diederich, Paul Mägi, Giampaolo Bisanti, Gianluca Marciano, Denis Vlasenko, Modestas Pitrėnas, Gintaras Rinkevičius, Robertas Šervenikas, Vytautas Lukočius, Martynas Staškus and Julius Geniušas.

In the 2017/2018 season Jevgenij Chrebtov performed at the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre the parts of Rodrigo in Don Carlo, Count Almaviva in Le nozze di Figaro, Lescaut in Manon, the title part in Eugene Onegin and for the first time Giorgio Germont in G. Verdi’s La traviata.

In the 2018/2019 season he will come back with the parts of Rodrigo, Marcello and Lescaut, and appear as Sharpless in G. Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, Cournet’s Double in Onutė Narbutaitė’s Cournet and Jonas Basanavičius in Gintaras Sodeika’s Post Futurum at the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre.

Opera Repertoire

G. Bizet, Carmen, Escamillo
G. Donizetti, L'elisir d`amore, Belcore
G. Donizetti, Lucia di Lammermoor, Lord Enrico Ashton
J. Massenet, Manon, Lescaut
W. A. Mozart, Le nozze di Figaro, Figaro, Count Almaviva
G. Puccini, La bohème, Marcello
G. Puccini, Madama Butterfly, Sharpless

N. Rimsky-Korsakov, Mozart and Salieri, Salieri
G. Rossini, Il barbiere di Siviglia, Figaro
P. Tchaikovsky, Eugene Onegin, Onegin
G. Verdi, Don Carlo, Marquis de Posa
G. Verdi, Ernani, Don Carlo
G. Verdi, La traviata, Giorgio Germont

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