234th Season

Vasily Gerello

Baritone

Prizewinner of BBC International Vocal Competition (Cardiff, 1993);
prizewinner of International Rimsky-Korsakov Competitiion (St Petersburg, 1994);
prizewinner of St Petersburg theatrical prize "Golden Sophit" (1999).

Born in Chernovitsky region . Graduated from the Leningrad Conservatoire (class of Prof. N.A. Serval) in 1991. Joined the Mariinsky theatre in 1990.

His repertoire includes: Giorgio Germont (La traviata), Valentin (Faust), Pastor (Khovanshchina), Napoleon (War and Peace), Pantalone (The Love for Three Oranges), Balearaic Islander (Salambo), Tomsky/ Yeletsky (The Queen of Spades), Rodrigo (Don Carlo), Robert (Iolanthe), Papageno (Die Zauberflote), the Duke (Miserly Knight), Count Almaviva (Le nozze di Figaro), Figaro (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Simon Boccanegra, Marcello (La boheme), Enrico (Lucia di Lammermoor), Alphio (Cavaleria rusticana), Philippo (Beatrice de Tenda), Onegin (Eugene Onegin), Renato (Un ballo in maschera), Don Carlo (La forza del destino), Tonio (I pagliacci), Don Carlo (Ernani), Il Conte di Luna (Il trovatore), Amonasro (Aida).
Toured with the Mariinsky Theatre in Spain, Italy, Scotland (Edinburgh Festival), France, the Netherlands, the United States (Metropolitan Opera House), South America, Lebanon, Germany (Baden Baden Festival) ect.
Has performed at Opera de Bastille, Covent Garden, Vienna Staatsoper, Teatro Colon, Metropolitan Opera House, Netherlands Opera, teatro alla Scala, Teatro La Fenice among others.

Mariinsky Theatre:
1 Theatre Square
St. Petersburg
Mariinsky-2 (New Theatre):
34 Dekabristov Street
St. Petersburg
Mariinsky Concert Hall:
20 Pisareva street
St. Petersburg