Vladimir Volkov was born in Frunze. In 2014 he graduated from the Far East State Academy of Arts where she had studied at the faculty of solo singing and opera training (class of senior lecturer Elena Glushenko).
In 2014 he took part in the international students project Don Giovanni at the Pacific Ocean organized by the Academy of Arts in cooperation with VladOpera e.V. (Germany).
Participated in vocal master-classes by Ulf Bestlain (Graz, Austria).
In 2013–2015 he has been work at the Primorsky Opera and Ballet Theatre Chorus. Since 2016 he is working in the Chorus of the Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre. Vladimir became a soloist of the Opera Company in September 2018.
Repertoire at the Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre includes:
Panas, Jailer (Christmas Eve, N. Rimsky-Korsakov);
The Tsar’s Stoker (The Tsar’s Bride, N. Rimsky-Korsakov);
First Herald (The Snow Maiden, N. Rimsky-Korsakov);
2nd, 3rd Shipmasters (The Tale of Tsar Saltan, N. Rimsky-Korsakov);
Sciarrone, A gaoler (Tosca, G. Puccini);
Assassin, Servant (Macbeth, G. Verdi);
Count Ceprano, Officer (Rigoletto, G. Verdi);
Flemish deputie (Don Carlo, G. Verdi);
Commissioner (La traviata, G. Verdi);
Papageno, The Orator, Second Armoured Man (Die Zauberflöte, W.-A. Mozart);
Antonio (Le nozze di Figaro, W.-A. Mozart);
Denisov, Matveyev, Aide-de-camp to Napoleon (War and Peace, S. Prokofiev);
The Wizard Celio (The Love For Three Oranges, S. Prokofiev);
Blind (Die Fledermaus, J. Strauss II);
Timofei (Murych the Cat, S. Banevich);
Lamplighter (The Little Prince, L. Klinichev);
The Grandfather (Dedka) (The Turnip, R. Sagdiev).
Repertoire also includes:
Varsonofiev (Khovanshchina, M. Musorgsky), Don Giovanni (Don Giovanni, W.-A. Mozart), Baron (The Gambler, S. Prokofiev), Mityukha, Bailiff (Boris Godunov, M. Musorgsky), Don Carlos (The Stone Guest, A. Dargomyzhsky), Frank (Die Fledermaus, I. Strauss II), Feri (Die Csárdásfürstin, I. Kalman — in russian); Tobias (An American Love), Director Andre (The Ghost of the Opera).