Maksim Ivanov Zhdanovskikh



Contact Maksim Ivanov Zhdanovskikh
Email: mzhdanov@conncoll.edu
Mailbox: 5244
Office: 216 Cummings Arts Center
Phone: (860) 439-2720
Fax: (860) 439-5382

Maksim Ivanov Zhdanovskikh, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music

Joined Connecticut College: 2007

Education
B.A., University of Pennsylvania
M.M., Yale University, Manhattan School of Music
D.M.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook

Specializations
• Voice


Maksim "Maks" Ivanov’s artistic career spans two continents and several art forms.  As a singer, songwriter, poet and actor, he has appeared in opera, musical theater and concerts, on movie and TV screens, music festivals and clubs in the United States and his native Russia.

On the lyric stage he has appeared with the Metropolitan Opera, New York City Opera Festival at Glimmerglass, Lyric Opera of Kansas City, Opera Providence, New Jersey Opera, Yale Opera, Opera Theater of Connecticut, Salt Marsh Opera of Rhode Island, Connecticut Lyric Opera, Ash-Lawn Festival, Sanibel Music Festival and the Music Academy of the West and many others.

His repertoire includes over a dozen roles including Marcello and Shaunard in "La Boheme," Count Almaviva in "The Marriage of Figaro," Figaro in "Barber of Seville," Escamillo in "Carmen," Ford in "Falstaff," Sharpless in "Madama Butterfly" and Eugene Onegin, among others.

In concert Mr. Ivanov performed at Lincoln Center in New York, Staller Center for the Arts and in Paul Mellon art Center as well as with Wallingford Symphony, Norwalk Symphony, Manhattan Philharmonia Orchestra, Classical Orchestra of Pila, Poland and the Connecticut Virtuosi Orchestra among others.

He was a winner in a number of national and international vocal competitions including those held by Metropolitan Opera, Chicago Lyric Opera and the Connecticut Opera Guild.

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