Born in Moscow to a musical family, internationally celebrated bass Alexander Vinogradov made his debut at the State Academic Bolshoi Theatre of Russia at the age of 21 as Oroveso in Norma. He has worked with leading conductors including Gustavo Dudamel, Daniel Barenboim, Kent Nagano, Vladimir Jurowski, Yannick Nezet-Seguin, Lorin Maazel, Mariss Jansons, Zubin Mehta, Placido Domingo, Valery Gergiev, Philippe Jordan, Antonio Pappano, Yuri Temirkhanov, Vasily Petrenko, Dmitrij Kitajenko, and Helmuth Rilling.
Recent opera appearances include, Count Walter (Luisa Miller), Raimondo (Lucia di Lammermoor) and Escamillo for the Metropolitan Opera, Fiesco (Simon Boccanegra), Banquo, Count Walter and Zaccaria (Nabucco) for Hamburg State Opera, Procida (I vespri siciliani), Banquo and Filippo II (Don Carlo) in Valencia, Filippo II in Los Angeles and Athens, Silva (Ernani) in Marseilles and Melbourne, Attila in Sydney, Méphistophélès (Faust) in Macerata and Jerez and Escamillo in Rome, Zürich, Munich and for Arena di Verona, Timur in Turandot and 4 villains in Tales of Hoffmann in Barcelona, Zaccaria in Florence and the Royal Opera House Covent Garden.
Recent concert appearances include Beethoven’s Symphony no.9 at the BBC Proms, Shostakovich 13th Symphony in Montreal, Shostakovich 14th Symphony in Hamburg and Verdi’s Gala in Zurich.
Future engagements include Escamillo in Vienna, Procida in Zürich, Ramfis in Vienna and Madrid, Marcel (Les Huguenots) in Brussels and Zaccaria in Hamburg, Zurich and Madrid, Filippo II in Hamburg and Don Basilio (Il Barbiere di Siviglia) at the Metropolitan Opera.
Alexander has appeared at many festivals and opera houses around the world, including Teatro alla Scala, Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Opéra National de Paris, Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin, Staatsoper Hamburg, Staatsoper Munich, Staatsoper Vienna, Teatro Real Madrid, Teatro La Fenice, Théâtre du Châtelet, Ravinia Festival, Macerata Festival, Gergiev Festival, Palau de les Arts Valencia, Opéra de Lyon, Bolshoi Theatre, Semperoper Dresden, Santa Fe Opera, Grand Théâtre de Bordeaux, Washington National Opera, Teatro Colon, Buenos Aires, Teatro Teresa Carreño Caracas, New National Theatre Tokyo, Hollywood Bowl, Teatro Regio Turin, Opéra de Monte-Carlo, Teatro de la Maestranza, Teatro Massimo di Palermo, Teatro San Carlo and Arena di Verona.
His discography includes Beethoven’s 9th Symphony with Zubin Mehta, Carmen with Daniel Barenboim, Mahler’s 8th Symphony with Gustavo Dudamel, Shostakovich 13th & 14th Symphonies with Vassily Petrenko, Luisa Miller from Venice, Ernani from Monte Carlo, Rachmaninov songs with Ian Burnside and Petite Messe Solennelle with Ottavio Dantone.