Vyacheslav Vasilyev was born in the Krasnoyarsk Region of Russia. From 2007 to 2011 he studied in the vocal department of the Krasnoyarsk College for Arts where he studied with Galina Astanina. Since 2012 he has been studying in St Petersburg State Conservatory.
In August 2017, participated in the First International Eurasian Festival of High Classics in the Crimea.
In September 2017, participated in the training project for young opera singers from Russia at L' Académie Lyrique de l'Opéra de Monte-Carlo, under which he attended master classes by the acclaimed masters of classical art: singers Roberto Alagna and José van Dam, conductor Jacques Lacombe, stage director Adriano Sinivia and others.
In May 2018, he made a successful Mariinsky-2 debut as Giorgio Germont in La traviata.
In May 2019, he participated in the tour performances of the Tsar's Bride opera by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov directed by Vyacheslav Starodubtsev in the Zaryadye concert hall (Moscow) and in the Mariinsky-2 (St Petersburg).
Repertoire at the Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre:
Macbeth (Macbeth, G. Verdi);
Lord Henry Ashton (Lucia di Lammermoor, G. Donizetti);
Head of the Village (Christmas Eve, N. Rimsky-Korsakov);
Grigory Gryaznoy (The Tsar’s Bride, N. Rimsky-Korsakov);
Giorgio Germont, Baron Douphol (La Traviata, G. Verdi);
Pantalone (The Love for Three Oranges, S. Prokofiev);
Tomsky, Zlatogor, Prince Yeletsky (The Queen of Spades, P. Tchaikovsky);
Napoleon Bonaparte (War and Peace, S. Prokofiev);
Sacristan (Tosca, G. Puccini);
Moralès (Carmen, G. Bizet);
Amonasro (Aida, G. Verdi).
Repertoire also includes:
Robert (Iolanta, P. Tchaikovsky);
An Unluckly Gambler (The Gambler, S. Prokofiev);
Marcel (La Bohème, G. Puccini);
Bonza (Madama Butterfly, G. Puccini);
Yeletsky (The Queen of Spades, P. Tchaikovsky);
Figaro (The Baber of Seville, G. Rossini);
Valentin (Faust, Ch. Gounod);
Escamillo (Carmen, Russian language version, G. Bizet);
Chartreuse and 2nd Masker (Betrothal in a Monastery, S. Prokofiev).