Born in Kirghizistan, Jenish Ysmanov studied at the Conservatoire of his home town. He moved to Milan in 2009 where he started his vocal training under the guidance of Sara Sforni Corti. Jenish Ysmanov was a member of the Placido Domingo Academy (Centre Perfeccionamento Placido Domingo) 2014-2015 in Valencia.
Jenish Ysmanov made his debut in 2006 as Lensky in Evgeny Onegin and shortly after sang Beppe in I Pagliacci and Duca in Rigoletto. He has performed Duca in Savona, Como, Fermo and Teatro Pergolesi in Jesi and Rodolfo in La Bohème on tour in Italy (Biella, Vercelli, Aosta, Ventimiglia, Salsomaggiore Terme) and also in Ancona, Cagliari, Seoul (South Korea) and Tirana (Albania). Jenish Ysmanov 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 and Alfredo in La Traviata at the Festival Verdi in Busseto and Teatro Argentino in Rome. He is performing Gabriele Adorno in Simon Boccanegra in Piacenza in the autumn 2017.
He was invited to participated 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 and participated in a Gala Concert at the Arena di Verona and in a concert in honour of Enrico Caruso in St.Petersburg.
Jenish Ysmanov is prizewinner at international competitions such as the “Tenors’ Parade” in Kazakhstan, “Bibigul Tulegenova 2007” (1st prize), “Shabyt 2006” (1st prize) in Kazakhstan, “Luciano Pavarotti” 2008 (1st prize) and “Rimsky-Korsakov” 2008”, both in St. Petersburg, “Ocharovanie Romansa” (2nd prize) in Kazakhstan and “Leonid Sobinov” 2008 (2nd prize) in Saratov, Russia. In 2012 he won a special prize at the “Riccardo Zandonai Competition” in Riva del Garda.