Born in Kirghizistan, Jenish Ysmanov studied at the Conservatory of his hometown. He moved to Milan in 2009 to study with Sara Sforni Corti. He was a member of the Centre Perfeccionamento Placido Domingo in Valencia 2014/2015.
Jenish Ysmanov made his debut in 2006 as Lensky in Eugene Onegin and shortly after sang Beppe in I Pagliacci. He has performed Duca in Rigoletto in Savona, Como, Fermo and Teatro Pergolesi in Jesi as well as Rodolfo in La Bohème on tour in Italy (Biella, Vercelli, Aosta, Ventimiglia, Salsomaggiore Terme), in Ancona, Cagliari, Seoul (South Korea) and Tirana (Albania). He achieved great success as Raimondo in Rota’s I Due Timidi at the Teatro Malibran in Venice and at the Teatro Verdi in Sassari, where he also sang the role of Lui in La notte di un nevrastenico. He has sung Tebaldo in I Vespri Siciliani in Reggio Emilia, Piacenza and Modena, Alfredo in La Traviata at the Festival Verdi in Busseto and Teatro Argentino in Rome and Gabriele Adorno in Simon Boccanegra in Piacenza in 2017/2018.
In the summer 2018 he made his German debut at the Immling Festival in Bavaria as Rodolfo in La Bohème. He will be singing Riccardo in Un Ballo in Maschera with Theater Neustrelitz in 2018/2019
Jenish Ysmanov was invited to participate in Gala Concerts in honor of Luciano Pavarotti in Modena and Cremona 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2017 and in Luciano Pavarotti’s 80th anniversary concert conducted by Riccardo Muti. He sang in a Gala Concert at the Arena di Verona and in a concert in honour of Enrico Caruso in St.Petersburg.
He is a prizewinner of the Salvatore Licitra Competition 2017 (3rd prize), Tenors’ Parade in Kazakhstan, Luciano Pavarotti Competition 2008 (1st prize), Rimsky-Korsakov Competition 2008, Ocharovanie Romansa (2nd prize), Leonid Sobinov Competition 2008 (2nd prize). In 2012 he won a special prize at the Riccardo Zandonai Competition in Riva del Garda.