Bass Oleg Sychov made his debut with the Mariinsky Opera Company in 2010 and since then has performed the roles Nikitich and Bailiff BORIS GODUNOV, the title-role THE MYSTERY OF THE APOSTLE PAUL, Skula PRINCE IGOR, Orlik MAZEPPA, Molchan Mitkov THE OPRICHNIK, Surin PIQUE DAME, Faust THE FIERY ANGEL, General Bennigsen and Tikhon Shcherbaty WAR AND PEACE, Sobakevich and Bearded Man DEAD SOULS, Doctor Grenvil LA TRAVIATA, Leone ATTILA, Montano OTELLO, Masetto DON GIOVANNI, The Commissioner MADAMA BUTTERFLY, The Marquis of Calatrava LA FORZA DEL DESTINO, Hector’s Shadow and Panthee LES TROYENS, Zuniga CARMEN, Bottom A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, Arkel PELLEAS ET MELISANDE, Luther and Crespel LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN, Pietro SIMON BOCCANEGRA and Abimelech SAMSON ET

Other roles performed include Don Basilio IL BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA, Ramfis AIDA, Banco MACBETH, Sparafucile RIGOLETTO, Timur TURANDOT, Colline LA BOHEME, Konchak PRINCE IGOR, Gremin EUGENE ONEGIN, Narumov PIQUE MADAME, Pimen and Varlaam BORIS GODUNOV, Sobakin and Malyuta Skuratov THE TSAR’S BRIDE, the Old Gypsy ALEKO, Dolokhov and Balaga WAR AND PEACE, the Old Convict LADY MACBETH OF MTSENSK and the bass soloist in the Verdi Requiem. He has been featured with the National Philharmonic of Ukraine, appeared at the music festivals in Oberammergau and Sankt Blasien in Germany and performed in the world premiere of Alexander Raskatov’s suite The Alphabet of Death in Russia. Mr. Sychov received his training from the Kharkov Institute of Arts and earned his graduate and post graduate degrees from the National Academy of Music of Ukraine.

Opera repertoire:

Berlioz Panthee Les Troyens
Bizet Zuniga Carmen
Britten Bottom A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Borodin Konchak Prince Igor
Mozart Masetto Don Giovanni
Mussorgsky Pimen, Varlaam Boris Godunov
Prokofiev Dolokhov, Balaga War and Peace
Puccini Timur

Colline, Benoit


La boheme

Rachmaninov Old Gypsy Aleko
Rimsky-Korsakov Sobakin, Malyuta Skuratov The Tsar’s Bride
Rossini Don Basilio Il barbiere di Siviglia
 Saint-Saëns Abimélech Samson et Dalila
Shostakovich Old Prisoner Katerina Ismailova
Tchaikovsky Orlik


Surin, Narumov


Eugene Onegin

The Queen of Spades

Verdi Ramfis



Pietro, Fiesco

Doctor Grenvil




Simon Boccanegra

La Traviata