Konstantin Gorny, a native of Tambov, Russia, studied singing at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory in Moscow and made his professional debut in 1993 at the Bregenz Festival as in Verdi's "Nabucco’’. Later that year he was heard at the Bremer Theater as an Inquisitor in Prokofiev's "Fiery Angel," (dir. Peter Konwitschny).
Since 1998 his international career has taken him to major international houses such as Amsterdam, Leipzig, Frankfurt, Semperoper Dresden, Stuttgart, Konzerthaus Berlin, Teatro Lirico di Cagliari, Genoa, Naples, Turin, Palermo, Strasbourg, Bilbao, Budapest, Rome, Venice, Arena di Verona, to name a few.
In 2001 in Barcelona Mr. Gorny appeared alongside Edith Gruberova in a DVD production of "I Puritani." In 2002 he performed alongside Mirella Freni in Tchaikovsky’s "The Maid of Orleans" and the following year sang the role of Banquo in Verdi's "MACBETH ", conducted by Bruno Bartoletti and directed by David Pountney.
Another highlight of the artist’s career include a performance in the "VERDI 100" concert in Parma (DVD production) where he sang under the direction of Zubin Mehta alongside Placido Domingo, Jose Carreras, Leo Nucci and Ruggero Raimondi. In 2006 he recorded the OPUS Arte DVD of "Tales of Hoffmann", directed by Giancarlo del Monaco, where he sang Lindorf, Coppelius, Dr. Miracle and Dappertutto.
Mr. Gorny has been a member of the ensemble of the Staatstheater KARLSRUHE BADEN since 1997. In 2006 he was awarded the prestigious title of 'Kammersaenger'.
He has appeared to great critical acclaim in the following roles: Mephistopheles (Faust), Zaccaria (Nabucco), Fiesco (Simone Boccanegra), Filipo II (DON CARLO) Raimondo (LUCIA DI LAMMERMOOR), Silva (Ernani), Kochubey (Mazeppa), Sparafucile (Rigoletto), Gremin ( Eugen Onegin), Sarastro (Magic Flute), four villains (TALES OF HOFFMANN), Oroveso (NORMA), Banquo (Macbeth), Padre Guardiano (LA FORZA DEL DESTINO) and the title roles of "ATTILA", "Don Quichotte", "DON GIOVANNI "and Boito's" Mefistofele" for which he was nominated in 2004 in Opernwelt Magazine "as Best Singer of the Year.
In 2009/20010 - Sparafucile (Rigoletto) in Florence, the title role in "Don Giovanni" in LEIPZIG, Gremin (Eugen Onegin) in STUTTGART, the title role in Boito's "Mefistofele" in MONTPELLIER. In Karlsruhe: Filippo II (Don Carlo), Massimiliano (i Masnadieri) and Frère Laurent in Berlioz's "Romeo et Juliette."
2010/2011 - Stuttgart and Wiesbaden: Verdi "Luisa Miller" (Conte Walter), Karlsruhe: "Don Giovanni" (Giovanni), "Zauberflöte" (Sarastro), "Cosi fan Tutte" (Don Alfonso), "La Gioconda" (Alviso), Stuttgart: "Eugen Onegin" (Gremin), Buenos Aires , Teatro Colon "Simon Boccanegra" (Fiesco)
2011/2012 – Staatsoper Wien: (“Zaccaria” in Verdi's "Nabucco"), Florenz: „Anna Bolena“, Las Palmas: „Rigoletto“, Arena di Verona: “Aida”, Stuttgart: "Luisa Miller" (Conte Walter), Karlsruhe: “Les Troyens”
Future engagements are also planned at Staatsoper Wien: “Eugen Onegin” (Gremin), Tokyo (NNT), for the role of “Zaccaria” in Verdi's "Nabucco", Paris "La Vestale" (Grand Pontife) among others.