Baritone Andrei Maksimov graduated from the St. Peterburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory in 2012.

At the Conservatory he sang Onegin (Eugene Onegin), Robert (Iolanta), Guglielmo (Così fan tutte), Ferdinand (Betrothal in a Monastery), Germont (La traviata).

While studying Andrei became a soloist at the Mariinsky Theatre Young Singers Academy, where, aside from chamber concerts and contemporary operas, he performed Fiorello (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Flemish deputies (Don Carlo) and the title role of Brundibar.
In 2019 he studied in Italy with M. Devia, N. Martinucci, M. Pertusi at the Opera Singers Academy of the Luciano Pavarotti theatre in Modena, and performed Il Barone di Trombonok (Il viaggio a Reims) at the XXXI Accademia Rossiniana “Alberto Zedda”.

In 2021 Andrei took part in the Berlin Opera Academy Opernfest in Switzerland, where he interpreted Eisenstein (Die Fledermaus) and covered Papageno (Die Zauberflöte). The same year he won third prize at the 8th George Enesco Competition (Paris).

In the 22/23 season as a soloist with L'Opéra Studio de l'Opéra National du Rhin among numerous concerts he performed Don Magnifico (Cenerentolina, french reduction), Captain, Hermann Augustus (Candide) and Mandarin (Turandot).
Date period
09 June - 04 July 2023
Turandot by Puccini (Mandarin)
Opéra national du Rhin
08-12-13 July 2023
Il Campanello by Donizetti (Enrico)
Opéra de Chambre de Genève
31 January, 2 and 4 February 2024
Turandot by Puccini (Mandarin)
Opéra de Dijon


Strasbourg Opéra, Salle Ponnelle

Piano - Levi Gerke

W. A. Mozart - "Nur mutig, mein Herze"
Strasbourg Opéra

Piano - Hugo Mathieu
G. Bizet - "L'orage c'est calmé...O, Nadir"
Teatro Sociale of Camogli

Competitione Lirico Internazionale Portofino 2022
P. Tchaikovsky - "Vy mne pisali"


Photocredits - Mira Alkhovik

As a musician, Andrei feels very versatile and actively composes. In this field he has already won several composition competitions in St. Petersburg.

In recent years his chamber vocal music has been performed quite frequently in Europe, including by himself.

In April 14. and 15. 2023 his new opera, Barabbas have been premiered by the ensemble of the Swiss Opera Studio in Biel Volkshaus (Switzerland). More about this event:


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