May 2016 Prince Gremin, EUGENE ONEGIN - Tchaikovsky, Opéra de Tours
May 2016 Malyuta Skuratov, THE TSAR'S BRIDE - Rimsky-Korsakov, Helikon Opera
July 2016 Bass, SONGS AND DANCES OF DEATH - Mussorgsky, Festival d'Aix-en-Provence
August 2016 Bass, SUITE ON VERSES BY MICHELANGELO BUONAROTTI - Shostakovich, Salt Bay Chamberfest
Grigory Soloviov and Timur Bekbosunov were the two Russians in principal parts and they seemed born to the music. Soloviov gave us an unflinching King Dodon with a powerful baritone verging on the bass.