Michael Kuharev

Michael Kuharev



He graduated from the Astrakhan State Conservatory, conducting and choir department (class of Honored Artist of Russia, associate professor G.A.Dunchevoy) in 1993.
Then he became a soloist of the "Astrachner Lied" ensemble popularizing Volga Germans` musical culture. Being a member of the ensemble he participated in numerous, both Russian and international festivals and competitions.
He is an artistic director of the cabaret trio "Exclusive" ensemble, performing songs of the world peoples, pop miniatures.
He has worked at the Astrakhan Music Theatre since its foundation.

Recognition and awards

Diplomaed of the German culture Festival, Ulyanovsk, 2003(as a member of "Exclusive" trio).
Diplomaed of the German Culture International Festival in the Ukraine Sonnenstrahl- 2007 (as a member of the cabaret trio "Exclusive" ensemble).


2001 - Elista, Kalmykia
2010 - Atyrau, Kazakhstan
2012 - Moscow, with the Astrakhan State Opera and Ballet Theatre


Triquet - "Eugene Onegin" by Tchaikovsky
Spoletta - "Tosca" by G. Puccini
Almerik - "Iolanta" by Tchaikovsky
Beppo - "Pagliacci" by R.Leonkavallo
Borsa - "Rigoletto" by Verdi
Gaston - "La Traviata" by Verdi
Missail - "Boris Godunov" by Mussorgsky
Dancaïro - "Carmen" by Bizet
Prince Yamadori - "Madame Butterfly," by Puccini
Boni - "Silva" by I.Kalman
Tony - "The Circus Princess" by I.Kalman
Orestes - "The Beautiful Helen" by J. Offenbach
Kote, Timothe - "Khanum's Tricks" by G.Kancheli
Syomka - "Womanish Revolt" by E.Ptichkin
Golohvosty - "Chasing Two Hares" by V.Ilyin, V.Lukashov
Babs, Eric - "Donna Lucia, or Hello, I'm your Aunt" by O.Feltsman
The demon from hell - "Cherevichki or The Night Before Christmas" by Tchaikovsky
Duende, the narrator - "Maria de Buenos Aires" by A.Piazzolla
Zolotnikov Vasily Petrovich - "Tender Heart's Trouble" by V.Sollogub