Artist Bio

Nikolay Borchev, baritone

Russian baritone Nikolay Borchev started his career as a Principal of the Bavarian State Opera, followed by two seasons at the Vienna State Opera. With his wide-ranging repertoire in both opera and concert, he has been simultaneously establishing himself a sought-after artist for all main companies and festivals. He is a regular guest at the Theater an der Wien, Vienna Musikverein, Festspiele Baden-Baden, Theater Basel, Opera Frankfurt, Hamburger Symphoniker, Munich Bach-Chor, Deutsches Radio Sinfonieorchester Berlin, Festival Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, Glyndebourne Festival, La Monnaie in Brussels, Palais des Beaux Arts, Staatsoper Berlin, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Opéra Comique Paris, Staatsoper Hamburg, Opera Leipzig, London’s Covent Garden, and Opera Cologne, among others. In 2014 he gave his debut at Carnegie Hall in New York.

Future engagements include his debuts at the Amsterdam Concertgebouw as well as with the State Academic Symphony Orchestra “Evgeny Svetlanov” at the Moscow Philharmonic.

Nikolay Borchev will perform in Concert Program V (July 29 and 30) and Concert Program VII (August 4 and 6).

2017–2018 Music@Menlo Appearances