Russian tenor Maxim Mironov started his career by winning the prominent international competition "Neue Stimmen" in Germany.
Born in Tula, and a graduate of the Moscow’s Gnessin State Musical College in a class of Professor Dmitry Vdovin, he then joined the Helikon Opera Theatre of Moscow, making his debut in opera of A. Grétry «Pierre Le Grand» in 2002.
He is now considered to be one of the best belcanto tenors of today.
Since then he has performed on many prestigious stages across the world including the:
Teatro Real Madrid, Festival of Aix en-Provence,
Théâtre des Champs-Elysees and Opera Garnier in Paris, Glyndebourne Festival, Théatre de la Monnaie in Brussels, New National Opera in Tokyo,
Staatsoper Berlin, Vlaamse Opera in Antwerp,
Vienna Staatsoper and Theatre An der Wien, Théatre de Luxembourg, Los Angeles Opera and Washington National Opera in the USA and Teatro Alla Scala in Milan to name a few.
In Italy he has sung many significant operatic roles including:
"L'Italiana in Algieri", "Il Barbiere di Siviglia",
"Il Viaggio a Reims", "Cenerentola" and "Anna Bolena" with performances taking place at the Rossini Opera Festival in Pesaro, Stresa Festival, Donizzetti Opera Festival in Bergamo, Teatro Comunale (Bologna),
Teatro San Carlo (Naples), Teatro Massimo (Palermo), Teatro Petruzzelli (Bari), Teatro La Fenice (Venice) and Teatro Alla Scala (Milan).
In Russia, he has performed “L’Italiana in Algeri” at the Stanislavsky Music Theatre, where he was awarded the National Theatre Award “Golden Mask” for the role of Lindoro.
He has collaborated with many great conductors including
A. Zedda, D. Renzetti, B. Campanella,
E. Pidò, V. Jurowski, M. Mariotti, J.Lopez-Cobos,
C. Scimone, G. Noseda, R. Frizza, J. Conlon, G. Ferro and with directors such as
P.L. Pizzi, D. Fo, T. Servillo, J. L. Grinda, G. Del Monaco, D. Abbado, I. Brook, Sir Peter Hall, S. Vizioli, T. Fischer and D. Michieletto.
Other important debuts include
"Anna Bolena" in Bergamo's Donizetti Opera Festival;
"Il Viaggio a Reims", "L'Italiana in Algeri", "La Gazzetta", "La pietra del paragone" and "Il barbiere di Siviglia" in Rossini Opera Festival; "La Cenerentola" in Opera Garnier Paris; "Cosi fan tutte" in Palermo and "Die Entführung aus dem Serail " in Antwerp and Nice; "Otello" in Lausanne and Theatre An der Wien, "Orphée et Eurydice" in Toulon and Los Angeles Opera; "Maometto II" and "Il barbiere di Siviglia" in Teatro La Fenice in Venice, "Semiramide" in Theatre of Bordeaux, "Don Giovanni" in Theatre of Monte Carlo, "Don Pasquale" in Staatsoper Vienna,and Teatro del Maggio Musicale in Florence, "La Scala di seta" and "La Cenerentola" at Teatro La Scala Milan.
Maxim's discography includes numerous recordings on CD and DVD for Dynamic, Bongiovanni, Bel Air Classic, Naxos, Opus Arte, Illiria.