TenorHonoured Artist of Ukraine (1994).
Born in Ivanitchi (Ukraine). Graduated from the Vocal Faculty of the Kotliarevsky Conservatory, Kharkov in 1987.
In 1986 - 1996 was a soloist of the Dnepropetrovsk Opera Theatre.
Joined the Mariinsky Theatre in 1996 and made his debut as Andrei (Mazeppa).
His repertoire includes: Andrei (Mazeppa), Don Jose (Carmen), Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly), Prince Vladimir (Prince Igor), Alfredo Germont (La traviata), Don Carlo (Don Carlo), Parsifal (Parsifal), Grigori (Boris Godunov), Semyon Kotko (Semyon Kotko), Herman (The Queen of Spades), Andrei Khovansky (Khovanshchina), Lohengrin (Lohengrin), Sadko (Sadko), Edgardo (Lucia di Lammermoor), Radames (Aida), Prince Vsevolod Yur‘evich (The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh), Hofmann (Les contes d‘Hofmann), S. Gubaidulina‘s Johannes-Passion (2000).
In 1998/ 99 season sang Andrei (Mazeppa) at La Scala. In 1999 with the Kirov Oepra, sang the title roles of Parsifal in London, Lohengrin in Baden Baden and Andrei (Mazeppa) broadcast live on BBC Radio 3 from Glasgow.
Has toured with the Mariinsky Theatre in Italy, Spain, France, Switzerland, Germany, Japan, Finland, Netherlands, Slovenia, the United States (Metropolitan Opera), Turkey, Great Britain.
Recordings: Boris Godunov, Mazeppa, Semyon Kotko with Philips Classics
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