Born in Tver, Russian, young baritone Aleksei Isaev studied at the Gnessin Academy of Music in Moscow.
In 2011, he become soloist at the prestigious Helikon Theater in Moscow, where he performs a vast repertoire : Eugen Oneguin, Prince Yeletsky and Tomsky (The Queen of Spades), Conte di Luna (Il Trovatore), Silvio (Pagliacci), the Demon, Escamillo (Carmen), Conte d’Almaviva (Le Nozze di Figaro)… He sings also Germont (La Traviata) at the Tchaïkovski Hall in Moscow.
Abroad, he is Renato (Un Ballo in maschera) and Griaznoï (The Tsar’s Bride) at the Tallinn Opera House, as well as Enrico (Lucia di Lammermoor) at the Semperoper in Dresden.
Recently, he played the role of Iago (Otello) at the Staatstheater Wiesbaden alongside Gregory Kunde.
In January 2020, he jumped in as the title role of the Demon at the Bordeaux Opera, where he received a huge success.
Among his projects : Scarpia and Aleko at the Helikon Theater, Conte di Luna in Wiesbaden, Germont in Helsinki, Mazeppa in Biel and Solothurn, as well as Vodnik (Rusalka) and Nabucco at the Capitole of Toulouse