Dmitry Nelasov was born in Perm. In 1996 he graduated from the Ural State Conservatory having majored in academic singing under the tutelage of Professor Nikolai Golyshev. From 2000 to 2002 he completed post-graduate studies in the St Petersburg State Conservatory with Professor Irina Bogacheva. He perfected his vocal mastery under the direction of well-known teacher Giuseppe Sabbatini and Franco Pagliazzi (Italy). He took acting classes from the artist of the Tovstonogov Bolshoi Drama Theater, Andrei Tolubeev. From 1996 to 2010 he was a soloist of the Opera Company of the Mikhailovsky Theatre.
From 1996 as part of the theatre company and also with various groups Dmitry Nelasov participated in productions and concert tours of Japan, France, Poland, Germany, Italy, Finland, Sweden, Denmark and Norway. He is currently a guest soloist of the Opera Company of the St Petersburg Zazerkale Theatre (2003-2013) and The State Chamber Musical Theatre. He regularly performs in concerts in Russia and abroad.
In 2013 he has been a soloist of the Primorsky Opera and Ballet Theatre. In 2016 he bacame a soloist of the Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre.
Repertoire at the Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre includes:
Onegin (Eugene Onegin, P. Tchaikovsky);
Count Tomsky, Zlatogor (The Queen of Spades, P. Tchaikovsky);
Escamillo (Carmen, G. Bizet);
Rigoletto (Rigoletto, G. Verdi);
Giorgio Germont (La traviata, G. Verdi);
Amonasro (Aida, G. Verdi);
Baron Scarpia (Tosca, G. Puccini);
Ping (Turandot, G. Puccini);
Prince Yamadori (Madama Butterfly, G. Puccini);
Papageno (Die Zauberflöte, W.-A. Mozart);
Flemish deputie (Don Carlo, G. Verdi);
Blind (Die Fledermaus, J. Strauss II);
Leander (The Love for Three oranges, S. Prokofiev);
General Belliard, Metivier, Jacquot (War and Peace, S. Prokofiev).
Repertoire also includes:
A Lutheran Pastor, Varsonofiev (Khovanshchina, M. Musorgsky), Don Giovanni, (Don Giovanni, W.-A. Mozart), Don Alfonso (Cosi fan tutte, W.-A. Mozart), Iago (Otello, G. Verdi), Count di Luna (Il trovatore, G. Verdi), Sharpless (Madama Butterfly, G. Puccini), Robert (Iolanta, P. Tchaikovsky), Mazepa (Mazepa, P. Tchaikovsky), Figaro (The Baber of Seville, G. Rossini), Correspondent (The Story of a Real Man, S. Prokofiev), Haly, Taddeo (L’italiana in Algeri, G. Rossini), Alidoro (La Cenerentola, G. Rossini), Dr. Dulcamara (L’elisir d’amore, G. Donizetti), Alfio (Cavalleria rusticana, P. Mascagni), Falke (Die Fledermaus, J. Strauss II), Edwin (The Gypsy Princess, E. Kálmán), Prince (Cinderella, B. Asafyev), Silvio (Pagliacci, R. Leoncavallo), Grigory Gryaznoi (The Tsar’s Bride, N. Rimsky-Korsakov), Salieri (Mozart and Salieri, N. Rimsky-Korsakov), Andrei Shchelkalov (Boris Godunov, M. Musorgsky), Valentin (Faust, C. Gounud), Ibn-Hakia (Iolanta, P. Tchaikovsky, concert performance).