Ukrainian tenor Oleksiy Palchykov who has been recognized for his outstanding musicianship was born in Kiev and studied trumpet and choral singing in his home town, before honing his skills at the Tchaikovsky National Music Academy under Petr Koval.
In 2010, he won the Grand Prix at the XVI Lydia Abramova International Vocal Student’s competition « Bella Voce » in Moscow, the Grand Prix at the International Vocal Competition« Ivana Alchevskogo » in Kharkov and the Special Jury Prize at the “Debut”-Competition. In the same year, he also won the Orchestra Prize at the Great Tenors Tournament in Szczecin, Poland.
He was a finalist in the Cardiff Singer of the World competition in 2015.
In 2012, he joined the Atelier Lyrique of the Opéra national de Paris.
He then interprets Male Chorus (The rape of Lucretia), Lensky (Eugene Onegin) at the National Theatre of Ukraine Kiev, Lykov (The Tsar’s Bride), Alfredo (La Traviata) with the Kiev Musical theater on tour in Switzerland, Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni) in Paris-Bobigny, Messaggero (Aida) as well as Scaramuccio (Ariadne auf Naxos) in Paris-Bastille, Pylade (Iphigénie en Tauride) in Saint-Quentin en Yvelines, Ferrando (Cosi fan tutte) in Paris–Créteil, Lensky (Eugene Onegin) at the Garsington Festival, Arturo (Lucia di Lammermoor) at the Opéra National de Paris – Bastille, Zinovyi (Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk) and Arturo (Lucia di Lammermoor) in Zürich, Belmonte (Die Entführung aus dem Serail) in Toulon, Gritsko (The Fair at Sorochyntsi, Moussorgski) at the Komische Oper Berlin, Lensky (Eugene Oneguin) at the Edinburgh International Festival, the Oratorio de Noël (Saint-Saëns) and Otče náš (Janacek) with the Münchner Rundfunkorchester, Cassio (Otello) in Munich,
In May 2017, he joined the Hamburg Staatsoper Ensemble, where he has sung Tamino (Die Zauberflöte), Eurimaco (Il ritorno d’Ulysse), Paris (La Belle Hélène), Almaviva (il Barbiere di Siviglia), Lysander (A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Britten), Cassio (Otello), Beppe (I Pagliacci), Froh (Das Rheingold), Lensky (Eugene Oneguin), Kudrjas (Katya Kabanova), Ferrando (Cosi fan tutte), Fenton (Falstaff), Edgardo (Lucia di Lammermoor), Alfred (Die Fledermaus), Belmonte (Die Entführung aus dem Serail)…
In concert, he sings Handel’s Messiah, Bruckner’s Te Deum, Beethoven’s IXth Symphony and Mass in C major, Bach’s Magnificat. Oleksiy has recorded the complete songs by Nikolay Medtner with Ian Burnside at the label DELPHIAN…
Recently he has interpreted Rinuccio in Hamburg, Mozart’s Requiem (directed by Stéphane Braunschweig) at the Opéra de Bordeaux, Lensky (Eugene Onegin) and Fenton (Falstaff) at the Komische Oper Berlin, Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni) in Zürich and at the Glyndebourne Festival…
His projects for the 2023/24 season and the following ones : Saëb (Barkouf) in Zürich, Narraboth, Rinuccio, Edgardo Belmonte and Alfredo in Hamburg, Tamino in Lausanne, Rinuccio in Cardiff, and Rodolfo (La Bohème) at the Komische Oper Berlin.
Oleksiy Palchykov speaks Ukrainian, Russian, English, German and French.