2005 — prize-winner at the Isabella Yurieva International Competition of Early Russian Romance Performers (Tallinn, Estonia).
2010 — prize-winner at the International Franz Lehár Competition (Slovakia).
2011 — prize-winner at the Spring of Romance all-Russian competition (Saint Peterburg).
2012 — prize-winner at the St Petersburg Grand-Prix international vocalists competition.
2014 — recipient of the special prize “For the best performance of a romance by de Falla” at the Elena Obraztsova International Chamber Music Competition (Saint Peterburg).

Александр Трофимов


Was born in Leningrad (Saint Peterburg).
In 2004 he graduated from the Baltic Institute of Foreign Languages and International Co-operation (studio school of the Alexandrinsky Theatre) having specialised as a theatre and film actor, and in 2007 he graduated from the Baltic Institute of Ecology, Politics and Law having specialised as a musical theatre performer (vocal class of Inessa Prosalovskaya). Has taken part in master-classes run by the Mariinsky International Summer Academy of Young Opera Singers, Elena Obraztsova and Gian Luca Pasolini, Grayr Khanedanian, Vladimir Atlantov, Dmitry Hvorostovsky, Franco Pagliazzi and Matti Palm.

From 2004–2006 he was a soloist at the Karambol children’s musical theatre.
From 2006 he was a soloist with the St Petersburg Theatre of Musical Comedy, from 2007 — an actor with the “Dom” theatre.

Since 2011 he has been a soloist with the Mariinsky Academy of Young Singers. He appeared in productions The Queen of Spades (Chekalinsky), Mazepa (Iskra), The Golden Cockerel (Tsarevich Guidon), The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and the Maiden Fevronia (Prince Vsevolod Yuryevich), War and Peace (Anatole Kuragin), Maddalena (Genaro), Il tabarro (Tinca), Otello (Cassio), Don Quichotte (Juan), Carmen (Remendado), The Idiot (Ganya).  

Has toured to France, Germany, Finland, Sweden, Costa Rica, China, Hungary, Romania, Slovenia, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Kyrgyzstan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine and Belarus.
In 2007 he took part in anniversary concerts to mark one hundred and twenty-five years since the birth of Emmerich Kálmán in Budapest. In 2009 performed the role of Radjami in Emmerich Kálmán’s Die Bajadere at the Budapest Operetta Theatre.
In 2009-2011 he appeared at the Ion Dacian National Operetta Theatre in Bucharest, Cologne Philharmonic (with Vienna’s Strauss Festival Orchestra under the baton of maestro Peter Guth), State Opera and Ballet Theatre of the Komi Republic (Lensky in Eugene Onegin).
In 2013 he took part in the project Songs of the War Years at the Minsk State Philharmonic (Tchaikovsky Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Vladimir Fedoseyev).
In 2014 he performed the role of Paul Mash in Orango by Shostakovich at the Helsinki Arts Festival and at the Baltic Sea Festival in Stockholm (conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen).