Born in St Petersburg, Sergey Skorokhodov accomplished his studies at the St. Petersburg Glinka Choral School and at the St Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire. He made his debut at the famous Mariinsky Theatre in 1999 as Guido Bardi in Zemlinsky's EINE FLORENTINISCHE TRAGÖDIE. On an international level, the artist was invited to the Festspielhaus Baden-Baden to the Royal Opera, Stockholm, to the Metropolitan Opera, New York as well as to the Washington Opera.
In Valencia’s production of Cherubini's MEDEA, the artist had a big personal success as Giasone. Mr. Skorokhodov also appeared in Zemlinsky’s EINE FLORENTINISCHE TRAGÖDIE and Rachmaninov’s THE BELLS with the London Philharmonic Orchestra under Vladimir Jurowski at the London Festival Hall and at the Edinburgh Festival, followed by a tour of Europe with 11 concerts of Tchaikovsky’s IOLANTA, as Vaudémont next to Anna Netrebko in the title part. At the Bavarian State Opera, he sang Grigori Otrepjew in a new production von BORIS GODUNOV as well as Froh in RHEINGOLD.
In May 2013, Sergey Skorokhodov was part of the cast of the opening Gala of the new Mariinkski Theatre. At the Glyndebourne Festival 2013 he sang Bacchus in a new production of ARIADNE AUF NAXOS under Vladimir Jurowski. For the opening of the season 2013/14 he performed Ivan in Shostakovich’s THE NOSE under Valery Gergiev at the MET in New York. Back in Europe, he sang Alfredo in a revival of LA TRAVIATA at the Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin, Vaudémont in IOLANTA in Warsaw, Macduff in MACBETH at the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, Beethoven’s NINTH SYMPHONY with the Svetlanov Symphony Orchestra under Vladimir Jurowski in Moscow, Lensky in a production of EUGEN ONEGIN in Bologna, Rachmaninov’s THE BELLS at the Konzerthaus Berlin and in Gothenburg.
Future events: Rachmaninov’s THE BELLS in Barcelona and Amsterdam, Erik in a revival of DER FLIEGENDE HOLLÄNDER at the Deutsche Oper am Rhein, Düsseldorf, Scriabin’s SYMPHONY No. 1 with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra under Riccardo Muti in Chicago and in New York (Carnegie Hall), IOLANTA at the Dallas Opera and for a short tour of Europe including Copenhagen, Monte Carlo and the Royal Albert Hall, London as well as Ismaele /NABUCCO at the Lyric Opera of Chicago, Grigori Otrepjew in a revival of BORIS GODUNOV and Sinowij in a new production of LADY MACBETH OF MZENSK, both at the Bavarian State Opera Munich.