Anatoly Fokanov


Anatoly Fokanov
Opera singer baritone
Education and training:
Novosibirsk State Music Academy M. Glinka – department of voice, pedagogy and choral directing
Teachers:
Yevgenia Kradjinova, Vladimir Didkovski

Competitions:
Sobinov Competition – 1st prize (1991)

Awards and recognitions:
Chamber Singer of the Hungarian State Opera, season 2017/2018 (2017)
Officer's Cross of the Hungarian Order of Merit, civil division (2017)
Mihály Székely Commemorative Plaquette (2012)
Artist of Excellence of the Republic of Hungary (2010)
Eternal Member of the Company of Immortals (a television award based on votes from the audience, 2006)
György Melis Award (2006)
Artist of Merit of the Republic of Hungary (2004)

Principal roles:

Verdi: Rigoletto – Rigoletto
Verdi: Macbeth  Macbeth
Verdi: Otello  Jago
Verdi: Nabucco – Nabucco
Verdi: La traviata  Germont
Verdi: Il trovatore  Count di Luna
Verdi: Don Carlos  Marquis of Posa
Verdi: Aida  Amonasro
Verdi: Un ballo in maschera  Renato
Giordano: Andrea Chénier  Gérard
Puccini: Tosca  Scarpia
Donizetti: Lucia di Lammermoor  Lord Ashton
Donizetti: L'elisir d'amore  Dulcamara
Bizet: Carmen  Escamillo
Gounod: Faust  Valentin
Bellini: I puritani  Richard
Tchaikovsky: Onegin – Onegin
Tchaikovsky: The Queen of Spades  Count Tomsky
Verdi: I vespri siciliani  Monforte
Verdi: Simon Boccanegra – Simon Boccanegra
His repertoire includes 52 operas, 26 oratorios and masses and some 200 songs by around 20 composers.

Professional career:
Guest appearances:
Recurring visits for guest appearances to the United Kingdom, France, Italy, Egypt, Croatia, Israel, Thailand, Austria, Slovakia, Slovenia, Belgium, Poland, Czech Republic, Greece, Spain, Germany, Japan, Cyprus, Finland and Switzerland.
Solo record: Dargomyzhsky: Songs and Romances (Hungaroton 2004)
Biographical book with supplementary DVD: Gábor Winkler: Fokanov: Finding His Home in Ours (Tudomány Kiadó, 2015)

Performances

2019. November 7.2019-11-07
Rigoletto
2019. November 9.2019-11-09
Rigoletto
2019. November 14.2019-11-14
Rigoletto
2019. November 16.2019-11-16
Rigoletto
2019. November 23.2019-11-23
Rigoletto
2020. April 18.2020-04-18
Un ballo in maschera
2020. May 2.2020-05-02
Un ballo in maschera
2020. May 19.2020-05-19
Dialogues des Carmélites (Dialogues of the Carmelites)
2020. May 22.2020-05-22
Dialogues des Carmélites (Dialogues of the Carmelites)
2020. May 27.2020-05-27
Dialogues des Carmélites (Dialogues of the Carmelites)
2020. May 30.2020-05-30
Stiffelio
2020. May 31.2020-05-31
Dialogues des Carmélites (Dialogues of the Carmelites)