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Russian tenor.

Arkady Mishenkin started his training at Kazan, before continuing it at the Tchaikovsky State Conservatory in Moscow.  The same year, 1987, he sang Lensky in Paris at the Opéra-comique,

1987 was also the year of his debut with the Bolshoi Opera as a soloist.  Subsequent parts include Rossini (Count Almaviva); Verdi (Duke of Mantua, Alfredo);  Borodin (Vladimir Prince Igor);  Tchaikovsky (Raymond The Maid of Orleans);  Rimsky-Korsakov (Yaromir Mlada, Lykov The Tsar's Bride);  Prokofiev (Antonio Betrothal in a Monastery).

Foreign tours with the Bolshoi company took him to Genoa (Vladimir) and Dresden (Paolo Francesca da Rimini).  He also appeared in the Bolshoi toirs to La Scala, Milan and the Metropolitan Opera, New York, as well as to the 1991 Edinburgh International Festival.

He has appeared with many foreign opera companies. These have taken him to France, Spain, Switzerland, Hungary, Japan and China.

Roles in Scotland

Antonio Louisa's suitor
Betrothal in a Monastery 1990
Prince Yaromir
Mlada 1990
Vladimir Lensky a neighbour, engaged to Olga
Eugene Onegin 1991
Tenor
Bells 1997

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