Tenor Yevgeny Akimov (Prince Shuisky) has appeared at the Mariinsky Theatre, San Francisco Opera, La Scala, Metropolitan Opera, Paris Opera, Teatro Regio in Turin, National Grand Theatre of China, and the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. He has worked with singers including Giuseppe Giacomini, Plácido Domingo, and Ferruccio Furlanetto, and with conductors such as Lorin Maazel, Mstislav Rostropovich, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Jukka-Pekka Saraste, Gianandrea Noseda, and Semyon Bychkov. Mr. Akimov’s discography includes recordings of Boris Godunov, Betrothal in a Monastery, The Tsar’s Bride, The Love for Three Oranges, Semyon Kotko, Francesca da Rimini, Aleko, and The Bells. In 2009 Mr. Akimov was awarded medals by the Sergei Rachmaninoff Foundation for his performance in Francesca da Rimini and The Bells. These performances mark his San Francisco Symphony debut.