The young Belarusian bass Alexander Roslavets took both the grand prize and the audience prize at the Second International Éva Marton Singing Competition in 2016. These days, he is attracting increasing attention from Russian and European opera houses, with appearances at Minsk's opera house, the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow and Saint Petersburg's Mikhailovsky Theatre to his name. He is currently a permanent guest artist at Staatsoper Hamburg. He first sang in Budapest in 2016, under the baton of Zoltán Kocsis, in Rachmaninoff's opera Aleko with the Hungarian National Philharmonic.
His principal roles consist of Colline (La bohème), Raimondo (Lucia di Lammermoor), Quince (A Midsummer Night's Dream), Fafner (Das Rheingold), Daland (Der fliegende Holländer), Banquo (Macbeth), Basilio (Il barbiere di Siviglia) and Gremin (Eugene Onegin).