Nikolai Baskov was awarded the title of people's artist of the Russian Federation
President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev has assigned singer Nikolay Baskov is the title of people's artist of the Russian Federation.As stated in the decree published on the Kremlin website, the title has "for great services in the field of musical art".Nikolay Baskov was born October 15, 1976 in Moscow. In 2001 graduated from Russian Academy of Music Gnesin class chamber music and Opera singing (class of V. Levko and V. Shcherbakov) and enrolled in the graduate school of the Moscow State Conservatory named after P. I. Tchaikovsky (class of P. bass, from which he graduated in 2003 with a gold medal.In 1998 he received an offer to play the part of Lensky in the Opera of the Bolshoi theatre "Eugene Onegin" and became the youngest performer of this role. She also sang the role of Vladimir Igorevich in "Prince Igor" by Borodin, Simpleton in "Boris Godunov" by Mussorgsky, Ismaele in Nabucco Verdi, Alfredo in Verdi's La Traviata, Spaces in Cleopatra Massenet, Cavaradossi in Tosca by Puccini and others.In 2000, she was made to shoot a video clip for a song "in memory of Caruso...". Through this work Basque has gone beyond the stage and began a pop career. Today he sings in the style of a Crossover, and in the Pop style.In 2000 there was a meeting Baskov with Opera legend Montserrat Caballe. After a number of joint statements she offered regular training to improve vocal technique. Their voices sounded at famous Opera houses in Spain, Italy, Germany, Switzerland and other countries. Source: Nikolai Baskov was awarded the title of people's artist of the Russian Federation.