|Anatoli Sivko beefing up for Bavarian Ballo|
After he wraps up in Holland, he heads to the Bayerische Staatsoper to make his house debut as Samuel in Verdi's Un ballo in maschera in an all-star cast headed by Piotr Beczala as Riccardo and Anja Harteros as Amelia. He will return to the company to sing the Mandarin in Puccini's Turandot and Schmidt in Giordano's Andrea Chenier with Jonas Kaufmann in the title role.
Anatoli Sivko sings Borodin's "Ni sna, ni otdikha":
Other recent highlights for the Belarus native include his Royal Opera House Covent Garden debut in Un ballo in maschera, Chamberlain in Stravinsky's Le Rossignol at the Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Farfarello in Prokofiev's L’Amour Des Trois Oranges for Latvian National Opera, Sparafucile in Verdi's Rigoletto in Rennes, the title role in Verdi's Attila in Tallinn, Gaspar in Donizetti's Rita in Graz and Zuniga in Bizet's Carmen in Zürich.
Other upcoming engagements include the King in Verdi's Aida with Opéra de Montréal and Leporello in Mozart's Don Giovanni at the Gran Teatre del Liceu.