Polikanin Evgeny, baritone
was born in Russia. His repertoire includes the title role in Yevgeny Onegin, Robert in Iolanta (Tchaikovsky), Iago in Otello (Verdi), Scarpia in Tosca (Puccini), Don Carlo in Ernani (Verdi), Figaro in Il barbiere di Siviglia (Rossini), Belcore in L'elisir d'amore (Donizetti), Silvio in Pagliacci (Leoncavallo), Escamillo in Carmen (Bizet), Athanael in Thais (Massenet), Pizarro in Fidelio (Beethoven), Di Luna in Il trovatore, the title role in Rigoletto, Renato in Un ballo in maschera (Verdi) and many others. He performed in Paris, New York, South Korea, the Netherlands, Austria, Great-Britain, Germany, France, Belgium, Spain, Slovakia, Canada, Australia and the USA. This is his Israeli Opera debut.