Konstantin Andreiev

Born in Odessa, Ukraine in 1971, he studied at the “Nejdanova” Conservatory, under the guidance of Maestro Nicolai Ogrenitch. After graduating with full marks, he started his career with the Odessa Opera, debuting in Rachmaninov’s “Aleko.”

From 1995 to1997, he worked as a soloist at the Moscow New Opera, where he made a debut in Donizetti’s “Maria Stuarda” (Leicester) in Moscow and later with company’s tour in Munich.
After winning Francisco Viñas“ Competition in Barcelona, Konstantin went to continue his education in The Voice Academy in Cagli, Italy with Maestro Mario Melani.

He was the winner of several International Competitions: the Third Prize from the Bolshoi Theatre in “Zimin” Competition (1996); the First Prize for best interpretation of the Russian repertoire from the „Francisco Viñas“ Competition in Barcelona (1997); the First Prize from the „Fundación Guerrero“ Competition of Madrid (2000); the Third Prize in the Opera Competition and Special Prize in Zarzuela Competition from Plácido Domingo „Operalia“ (2000); as well as, the First Prize from the „Maestro Alonso“ Competition in Madrid (2001).

Konstantin had begun his international career with the role of Rodolfo in “Luisa Miller” in Montpellier, Frankfurt and Lausanne. Then, he sung as Vincent in “Mireille” production of Nice Opera, in “Don Carlos” in Klagenfurt, and took part in several concerts (singing, among others, Verdi’s Requiem). Invited by Placido
Domingo, he had sung in Presidential Honor’s Gala in Washington (2000). Under the direction of Maestro Frubeck de Burgos with the National Orchestra of Spain he performed in several concerts dedicated to G. Verdi at the Auditorium Nacional de Música in Madrid. Other engagements included “Faust” in Melbourne,
“La Bohème” at the Washington Opera (2002) and at the Opéra de Nancy (2003).

In addition, he made his debuts in “Madam Butterfly” at the Odessa Opera and in Novosibirsk Opera’s production of “Aida” (Radames) under direction of Maestro Theodore Kurentiz (2004). He performed with Spivacov Orchestra in Moscow in the concert dedicated to Maestro E. Kolobov and took part in Placido Domingo’s concert at the Moscow’s House of Music. Konstantin appeared in Wexford Festival production of J.B. Foerster’s “Eva” and debuted in the production of Stravinsky’s “Les Noces” with the Radio and Television of Spain (2004). Also, he took part in Gala concert at the Alborg Opera Festival and sung another solo concert in London with Robert Vignoles (2005).

His recent appearances include the title role of “Werther” in Turin’s Reggio Theater, and as Rodolfo in “La Bohème” in Novosibirsk and at the Puccini Festival in Torre del Lago (2005). Under the guidance of Maestro Daniele Callegari, Konstantin took part in the productions of “I Cavalieri di Ekebù” (Gösta Berling) at the
Teatro Massimo Bellini in Catania and in “Turandot” Busoni (Calaf) at the Macerata Festival. Following were the interpretations of Adrian Shapochnikov’s “Le Jardin empoisonné” in Paris with the orchestra of Radio France (conductor M.° Juraj Valcuha), “Luisa Miller” at the Opernhaus of Leipzig, and the role of Don Jose in “Carmen” at the Theatre of Bari (2006).

In 2005, he gave a solo concert with Roger Vignoles (piano) in London, in 2008 – a solo concert of compositions by Giacomo Puccini and Pietro Mascagni in Denmark.

Collaborated with such conductors as Evgeny Kolobov, Rafael Frühbeck de Burgos, Vladimir Spivakov, Daniele Callegari, Eugene Kohn, Mikhail Pletnev, Alexander Samoila and other Has performed with the National orchestra of Spain (Orquesta Nacional de Espana), the state chamber orchestra «Moscow Virtuosi», the
Philharmonic orchestra of Radio France (Orchestre philharmonique de Radio France) and other collectives. In season 2007/2008 Konstantin took part in performance “Thais” (Nicias) in La Fenice Theater in Venice and Rachmaninov’s “Francesca da Rimini” (Paolo) in Moscow’s Tchaikovsky Concert Hall. He performed
also Prince in Dvorjak’s “Rusalka” in Teatro dell’ Opera di Roma and Rodolfo in “La Bohème” in Novosibirsk and in Grand Hall of Moscow Conservatory, and as Calaf in “Turandot” Puccini in Denmark. In spring 2008 Konstantin also took part in the performance of “Das Lied von der Erde” by Mahler with Orchestra Sinfonica di Roma and in Operagalla Recital of Puccini’s and Mascagni’s works in Denmark.

In April 2012 Konstantin took part in the CD recording with Cantata Sun Shines on our Motherland (“Над Родиной нашей солнце сияет”), Op 90 for boys choir, mixed choir and orchestra Oratorio Song of the Forests (“Песнь о лесах”), Op 81 for tenor, bass, boys choir, mixed choir and orchestra Poem Execution of Stepan Razin (“Казнь Степана Разина”), Op 119 for bass, choir and orchestra together with maestro Paavo Järvi and Estonian National Symphony Orchestra.

Also in 2012, Konstantin participated in the Opera by G. Bizet‘s „Carmen“ in Brisbane (Australia) where he sang don José. In 2012 and 2013 Konstantin participated in the First and Second international Opera festival in Odessa.