This season, baritone Alexey Lavrov returns to the Metropolitan Opera as Morales in Carmen, Opera Carolina as the title role in Eugene Onegin and Puerto Rico as Silvio in Pagliacci. He also makes his role debut at Belcore in L'Elisir d'Amore at the Macau International Music Festival. A graduate of the Metropolitan Opera Lindemann Young Artist Development Program, Mr. Lavrov made his Met company debut in the 12/13 season as the Herald in Otello and the Flemish Deputy in Don Carlo and has since appeared there as Silvio in Pagliacci, Malatesta in Don Pasquale, Schaunard in La bohème, Ping in Turandot. Count Dominik in Arabella, the Huntsman in Rusalka,and Yamadori in Madama Butterfly. 

Other recent career highlights have included his debuts at the Opernhaus Zürich as Silvio and Teatro Real in Madrid in a new production of The Golden Cockerel, Albert in Werther with CulturArte de Puerto Rico, the title role in Aleko at Opera Carolina, Malatesta at the Cincinnati Opera and Atlanta Opera, Mercutio in Roméo et Juliette at the Festival Internacional de Ópera Alejandro Granda in Peru, his debuts at the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Music Theatre in Moscow  as Demetrius in A Midsummer Night's Dream and at the Mikhailovsky Theatre as Silvio in Pagliacci and Robert in Iolanta, the title role of Eugene Onegin at Germany's Kammeroper Schloss Rheinsberg Festival and on tour with the Mikhailovsky Theatre in Japan, Donald in Billy Budd at the Teatro Municipal de Santiago, a Flemish Deputy in Don Carlo at the Théâtre du Capitole Toulouse, and a recital with the Friends of Chamber Music Society of Miami with Ken Noda. Mr. Lavrov was also a member of the Young Artist Program at the Moscow's Bolshoi Theatre where he sang Moralès in Carmen, Shchelkalov in Boris Godunov, and Robert in Iolanta ... read full bio