"Ease of articulation, softness, clarity, accuracy of the concept and the line — these are the the qualities combined by tenor Boris Stepanov"
— Bertrand Bolognesi, Anaclase
"Boris Stepanov impressed with his exquisite musicality, beautiful and consistent timbre, well-controlled breath technique and elegant phrasing" — Albert Garriga, Opera Actual
2018 — 1st prize at the International GeorgOts Competition
2018 — Media Jury special prize at the 37th International Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition
Boris Stepanov’s repertoire includes tenor parts in works by Bach, Schütz, Handel, Rameau, Telemann, Vivaldi, Purcell, Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, Rossini, Donizetti, Halévy, Verdi, Puccini, Leoncavallo, Schumann, Mendelssohn, Schubert, Brahms, Bruckner, Janáček, Orff, Britten, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Penderecki, Bortnyansky, Tchaikovsky, Mussorgsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Rachmaninoff, Stravinsky, Shostakovich, Schnittke.
Soloist at the Mikhailovsky Thetre in Saint-Petersburg. Here he performs tenor parts in the operas by Mozart, Rossini, Verdi, Halévy, Leoncavallo, Dvořák, Janáček, Donizetti, and Tchaikovsky.
Among the recent engagements are Almaviva in Rossini's Il barbiere di Siviglia, Italian Singer in Strauss' Der Rosenkavalier and Ernesto in Donizetti's Don Pasquale at the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia, Simpleton in Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov at Grand Théâtre de Genève, Malcolm in Verdi's Macbeth at Théâtre du Capitole (Toulouse), Almaviva in Rossini's Il barbiere di Siviglia at Helikon Opera (Moscow), Zinovy in Shostakovich's Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District at Ópera Nacional de Chile.