MAXIM MIRONOV, born in Tula (Russia), studied in Moscow and counts as an important Rossini-tenor of his generation. At the start of his career, he won the first prize in the singing competition Neue Stimmen in Gütersloh. Performances have led him since then among other to the Milan Scala, the Hamburg Staatsoper, the Palau de les Arts in Valencia, the Opéra de Monte-Carlo, the Washington National Opera, the Los Angeles Opera, the Semperoper and La Fenice. His repertoire includes roles in La cenerentola, L’italiana in Algieri, Don Giovanni, Anna Bolena, Il barbiere di Siviglia, Il viaggio a Reims, Orphée et Eurydice, Così fan tutte, Die Entführung aus dem Serail, Maometto II, La muette de Portici and Il turco in Italia. Current engagements: Almaviva (Barbiere) in Berlin, Dresden, Tokyo; Don Ramiro (Cenerentola) in Hamburg, Naples, Washington and Lindoro (Italiana in Algeri) in Moscow and Toulouse. At the Wiener Staastoper, Maxim Mironov sang Lindoro in 2011 and has also sung Ramiro and Almaviva.