Andrey Kryzhanovsky (bass)

Honored Art Worker of Moscow

In 1995 A. Kryzhanovsky graduated from the Russian Academy of Music. Since 1988 he works in Moscow Chamber Choir.

He performed solo parts in V. Titov's concert №8, N. Bovykin's gala concert, N. Diletsky's "Sunday Canon", P. I. Tchaikovsky's proclamation songs and S. Rakhmaninov's "Liturgy of St. John Chrysostom". At the Festival in Bregenz (Austria) he successfully performed Demetrius part in B. Martinu's "The Greek Passion" and played Inquisitor in his "Juliette" (as a guest artist).

Audience noticed A. Kryzhanovsky for his performances of F. Basmanov's song (a piece from Sergei Prokofiev's oratorio "Ivan the Terrible"); solo parts in E. Grieg's "Peer Gynt" (with Russian National Orchestra, conductor - M. Pletnev) and W. A. Mozart's "Requiem".

Artist's repertoire includes many bass parts in W. A. Mozart's "Vespera e Solennes de Confessore", J. Haydn's "The Seven Last Words of Christ on the Cross", J. S. Bach's "Mass in C-dur" and L. Bernstein's "West Side Story".

One of the brightest parts in artist's biography is his work in the male quartet, that performs Russian and foreign composers' works in Moscow Chamber Choir's concerts.

On "Treasury of Russian songs" CD (2014) Kryzhanovsky performed old student song "Our Life is Short".