Russian bass Oleg Davydov, holder of multiple awards (i.e. 2nd prize at the 7th International Opera Competition in St. Petersburg 2015; special prize at the Galina-Wischnewskaja Singing Competition in Moscow 2016), has been a member of the International Opera Studio of the Bavarian State Opera since 2017/2018. His roles there include Usciere (Rigoletto), Ein Hauptmann (Eugen Onegin), 2. Gefangener (Fidelio), Billy Jackrabbit (La fanciulla del West), Yakusidé (Madama Butterfly), to name a few. In 2020, he can be seen there as Mitjucha in Boris Godunov.