Anton Grishanin was born in Yekaterinburg and studied Trumpet, Opera and Symphony Conducting at the Mussorgsky Ural State Conservatory as well as at Mozarteum Salzburg. He worked as a Conductor at the Ekaterinburg Opera and Ballet Theatre, at the Bolshoi Theatre and Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Music Theatre in Moscow. His guest engagements brought him to Berlin, Düsseldorf, Duisburg, Mexico, Shanghai, London and Novosibirsk amongst others.
Anton Grishanin has taken part in several International Opera Festivals and collaborated with outstanding artists like Irina Arkhipova, Elena Obraztsova, Vladislav Pyavko and Vladimir Malakhov. He has been nominated three times for the Golden Mask in Russia and is the prizewinner of the Russian Government Award. His repertoire encompasses over fifty operas and ballets, including Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, The Sleeping Beauty, Giselle, Don Quijote, La Bayadère, Romeo and Juliet and Coppélia.
By conducting Roland Petit’s Coppélia Anton Grishanin will be collaborating with Bayerisches Staatsballett in the season 2019/20. He made his first appearance at the Nationaltheater in April 2017 with the Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Music Theatre’s guest performance of Mayerling.