Dmitry Ulyanov will be Philip II, King of Spain, in the Don Carlo staged by the Bolshoi Theatre of Moscow


The opera Don Carlo, written by Verdi to a libretto by Joseph Méry and inspired by Friedrich Schiller's play of the same name, will be on stage at the Bolshoi Theatre from December 6th through 11th, to commemorate the bicentennial of the Italian composer's birth. The Russian bass Dmitry Ulyanov will be giving life to the character Philip II in this new production of Don Carlo to be staged by the Muscovite theatre. On this occasion, musical direction will be in the hands of Keri-Lynn Wilson and stage direction will be by Britain's Adrian Noble. Accompanying Dmitry Ulyanov on stage will be Oleg Dolgov (Don Carlo, Infante of Spain), Vyacheslav Pochapsky (the Grand Inquisitor), Igor Golovatenko (Rodrigo, Marquis of Posa), Elena Evseyeva (Elisabeth of Valois) and Agunda Kulaeva (Princess Eboli), among others. 
Dmitry Ulyanov's future engagements include Prince Igor at the Nationale Opera of Amsterdam and Le coq d’or at the Teatro Real of Madrid.