Daniil Chesnokov

Daniil Chesnokov

1989

Bass

Russia

Daniil Chesnokov has been a member of the International Opera Studio at the Komische Oper Berlin since 2016. In summer 2017, he played Narbanor in the opera’s production of Rameau’s Zoroastre. In the 2017/18 season, he will take to the stage as the Doctor and the voice of the Shepherd in Pelléas et Mélisande, Lord Krishna in Satyagraha and Second Armored Man in The Magic Flute. The Russian bass singer will also debut at the Opéra Comique in Paris, playing the latter of these roles. Daniil completed his musical education at the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory. In 2013, he was accepted into the Young Artists Program at the Bolshoi Theater, where he made his debut as a Flemish Deputy in Don Carlos. In 2014, he took on the role of Colline (La bohème) and in 2015, he played Skula (Prince Igor), Nikitich (Boris Godunov) and Grenvil (La Traviata). In 2016, he sang the part of the Notary in Don Pasquale and Zaretsky in Eugene Onegin. The bass singer gave a guest performance at the 2016 Verbier Festival as Masetto in Don Giovanni.

Engagement

since 2016/17, Komische Oper Berlin

Roles

Masetto, Don Giovanni (W. A. Mozart)
Colline, La Bohème (G. Puccini)
Lord Krishna, Satyagraha (P. Glass)
Narbanor, Zoroastre (J. Rameau)
Grenvil, La Traviata (G. Verdi)

Education

until 2014, Tchaikovsky Conservatory, Russia

Competitions

2011, Third Prize, Bella Voce Competition, Russia