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Kate Robson

Kate Robson

Assistant Artist Manager


Worldwide general management with Askonas Holt

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About Andrey

Moldovan baritone Andrey Zhilikhovsky completed his studies in choral conducting at the Stefan Nyaga Musical College in Chișinău, Moldova. Whilst at college, he also studied as a vocalist and upon graduation was given a place at the Rimsky-Korsakov State Conservatory in St Petersburg where he made his debut in the title role in Eugene Onegin.

Recent highlights for Andrey include his debut at the Royal Opera House as Marcello in Richard Jones' acclaimed production of La bohème. He also returned to the Bayerische Staatsoper in a role debut as Andrei Bolkonski in a new production of Prokofiev’s War and Peace, under the baton of Vladimir Jurowski. In the summer of 2023, Andrey returned to Glyndebourne to make his debut in the title role in Mozart’s Don Giovanni.

An exciting 2023/2024 season for Andrey will involve several returns including the Teatro Regio Torino and Royal Opera House as Marcello in La Bohème, as well as the Dresden Semperoper as Figaro in Il Barbiere di Siviglia.

Andrey is based in Chisinau, Moldova

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Season Highlights

Oct 2023
Teatro Regio Torino
Puccini's 'La boheme', role of Marcello, Teatro Regio Torino Conductor: Andrea Battistoni Director: Giuseppe Patroni Griffi
Nov 2023 - Dec 2023
Semperoper Dresden
Rossini's 'Il barbiere di Siviglia', role of Figaro, Dresden Semperoper Conductor: Evelino Pidò Director: Grischa Asagaroff
Jan 2024 - Feb 2024
Royal Opera House, London
Puccini's 'La boheme', role of Marcello, Royal Opera House, London Conductor: Evelino Pidò Director: Richard Jones


Selected Repertoire

Bizet Les Pecheurs des Perles (Zurga)
DonizettiDon Pasquale (Malatesta)   •   L’elisir d’amore (Belcore)
GounodFaust (Valentin)   •   Romeo et Juliette (Mercutio)
LeonvalloPagliacci (Silvio)
MassenetCherubin (Count)   •   Werther (Albert)
MozartDon Giovanni (title role)   •   Le nozze di Figaro (Conte)   •   Così fan tutte (Guglielmo)
MussorgskyBoris Godunov (Shelkalov)
ProkofievWar and Peace (Andrei Bolkonski)
PucciniLa Bohème (Marcello)
RossiniIl Barbiere di Siviglia (Figaro)   •   Le Comte Ory
TchaikovskyEugene Onegin (Onegin)   •   Pique Dame (Yeletsky)   •   Iolanta (Robert)
VerdiDon Carlo (Rodrigo)



  • La Boheme (Puccini)

    Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
    Jan 2024 - Feb 2024
    • Andrey Zhilikhovsky, one of today’s best young baritones, is marvellous as Marcello, sounding glorious and wonderfully moving [...].

    • The dominant personality here, though, is the artist Marcello, with an outstanding performance by Andrey Zhilikhovsky who commands the stage.