Dmitry Ulyanov

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Dmitry Ulyanov

Born in Russia, Dmitry graduated from the Urals State Conservatory in 2000. That year he won the Grand Prize of the International Singers Competition at the UNESCO International Festival in Kazakhstan.

Since 2000 he has been a soloist at the Stanislavski Opera (Stanislavski and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theatre).

His repertoire includes the roles of Gremin (Eugene Onegin), Don Alfonso (Cosi Fan Tutte), Colline (La Bohème), Kutuzov (War and Peace), Golova (May Night), Four villains (Les contes d’Hoffmann), Don Basilio (Il Barbiere di Siviglia), Raimondo (Lucia Di Lammermour), Padre Guardiano (La Forza Del Destino), Rocco (Fidelio), and others. In 2009 he was guest soloist at the State Academic Bolshoi Theatre of Russia and he also made his debut at the Bolshoi Theatre in the role of the Doctor in Wozzeck, in a new production by Dmitry Tchernyakov conducted by Teodor Currentzis. He soon became the favourite artist of this creative duo and he was invited to sing Banquo in Macbeth in a co-production by the Opéra de Paris and the Novosibirsk Opera. He sang the role again when the production was performed at the Teatro Real of Madrid in its 2012-13 season.

He performed under the baton of Teodor Currentzis once again in Iolanta (King René) at the Teatro Real, with stage direction by Peter Sellars, in a production broadcast by Mezzo TV and subsequently released on DVD. The production then travelled to Palau de les Arts and also to the Bolshoi and to Aix-en-Provence.

His most important performances include Les Huguenots (Marcel) with Renato Palumbo and Boris Godunov (Pimen) at the Teatro Real, Don Carlo (the Grand Inquisitor) and Die Walküre (Hunding) at the Teatro de la Maestranza, La Juive (Gian Francesco, Cardinal de Brogni) at the Opera of Tel Aviv and at the Mikhailovsky Theatre of St. Petersburg, Rigoletto (Sparafucile) with Leo Nucci at the Festival de Ópera de Coruña and also at the Teatro de la Maestranza, Les vepres siciliennes in Bilbao-ABAO, Shylock (main role) in the Forbidden Music Festival of Marseilles, The Queen of Spades (Tomsky), Boris Godunov (Varlaam) and Prince Igor (Khan Konchak) at the Ópera de Monte Carlo, The Saint of Bleecker Street (Don Marco), Aida (Ramfis) at the Ópera de Marseilles, Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Basilio) at the Teatro Real, Aida (Ramfis) at the Teatro de la Maestranza, Carmen (Escamillo) in the New National Theatre of Tokyo, Aida and Don Giovanni at the Stanislavsky Theatre of Moscow and Eugene Onegin (Gremin) at the Grand Theatre de Luxembourg.

In the area of concert and recital, special mention must be made of his work, under the baton of Gennady Rozhdestvensky, in the role of Molchan Mitkov in Tchaikovsky's rarely-performed Oprichnik, in a concert given at the Teatro Lirico di Cagliari. The performance was broadcast throughout Europe and also recorded for subsequent release on CD. Other concert performances include Rossini's Stabat Mater, Verdi's Requiem, Stravinsky's Les Noces and different works by Schubert and Mussorgsky.

Recent and future engagements include Il Barbiere di Siviglia (Don Basilio) at the Liceu, Don Carlo (Filippo II) at the Bolshoi Theatre, Khovanshchina (Prince Ivan Khovansky) in Moscow, La Juive (Cardinal de Brogni) at the Opera Vlaanderen, Iolanta (King René) in Aix-en-Provence, Il Trovatore in Coruña, Il Barbiere di Siviglia at the Teatro de la Maestranza, The Gambler in Monte-Carlo, Iolanta (King René) in Lyon, Der Fliegende Holländer (Daland) at the Opera Vlaanderen, Katerina Izmaylova (Boris Timofeyevich Izmailov) at the Bolshoi, Prince Igor (Galitski, Prince of Galich / Khan Konchak) of the Dutch National Opera of Amsterdam and Le coq d'or (Tzar Dodon) at Madrid's Teatro Real.

Date Last Edited: 14/10/2016
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