Borislav Molchanov (tenor)

Borislav Molchanov graduated from Gnessin State Musical College (class of professor Lisowsky). Since 2005 he works in the Moscow Chamber Choir.

With big success he has performed in many cities of Russia, in theaters and concert halls of Amsterdam and Padua, in Sweden, England, France, Germany, Spain, Austria, Holland and other countries.

In his repertoire there are many character and lyrical opera parts: Schuyski and Whacky (M. Musorgski's "Boris Godunov"), Nose in the D. Shotakovich's eponymous opera, Lenski (P. Tchaikovsky' "Eugene Onegin"), Berendei and Lel (N. Rimsky-Korsakov's "The Snow Maiden"), Nemorino (G. Donizetti's "Love Potion"), Bazilio, Don Curtzio and Tamino (W. A. Mozart's "The marriage of Figaro" and "The Magic Flute"), Fanton (O. Nikolai's "Merry Wives of Winsdor"), Afanasiy Nikolaevitch (M. Musorgski's "Sorochintsy Fair"), Young man (S. Tchalaev's "Bloody Wedding"), Khelstakov and Bobchinskiy (V. Dashkevitch's "Auditor"), Senator-2 and Gentleness (E. Rostovsky's "The Rostov Performance"), Hussar in I. Stravinsky's "Mavra".

B. Molchanov performed the main part (Tempter) in B. Britten's "My Son" (world premiere), he also had solos in W. A. Mozart's "Requiem", F. Schubert's "G-dur Mass", S. Rakhmaninov's "All-night Vigil", V. Gavrilin's "Chimes", G. Sviridov's poem "In memory of Sergey Esenin". In literary-and-music composition "Is he devil or God?" he had solo in S. Rakhmaninov's "Nyne otuschaeshi", also he sang I. Dunaevsky's "A Song about Stalin".

Listeners remember his solo performances of "Nightingales", and other well-known Russian songs. Two of them was recorded for 2014's Minin's Choir CD. On “From Treasury of Russian Songs” CD (2014) he performed famous folk songs "A Bell rattles monotone" and "Kalinka".