Vyacheslav Vasilyev

Upcoming performances:
20 April 2019
25 April 2019
  • Laureate of the II prize of the International Romansiada Competition (Moscow, 2010)
  • Grand Prize at the International Imena Competition (Novosibirsk, 2010)
  • I Prize at the International Shtokolov Vocal Competition (St Petersburg, 2015)
  • Laureate of the I prize of the International Slovtsov Competition for Opera Singers and Directors (Krasnoyarsk, 2015)
  • Laureate of Elena Obraztsova Young Opera Singers competition (St. Petersburg 2015) and holder of the Special Prize for solo performance in the Great Hall of the D. Shostakovich St. Petersburg Philharmonic conducted by Maestro Y. Temirkanov
  • Laureate of the II All Russian Musical Competition (Moscow, 2015)
  • Laureate of the III prize of the International Una vacanza al mare Competition (St Petersburg, 2015)
  • Laureate of the I prize of the International Vocalist Competition for the prize of the President of the Republic of Tatarstan (Kazan, 2015)
  • Laureate of the II prize of the International Sobinov Vocal Competition (Saratov, 2016)
  • Diploma recipient of the I International Competition named after Renata Scotto (Turin, 2018)

Vyacheslav Vasilyev was born in 1989 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 Honoured Figure of Culture G. 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.

Repertoire at the Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre includes:
Macbeth (Macbeth, G. Verdi);
Head of the Village (Christmas Eve, N. A. 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);
An Unluckly Gambler (The Gambler, S. Prokofiev);
Tomsky, Zlatogor (The Queen of Spades, P. Tchaikovsky);
Sacristan (Tosca, G. Puccini);
Moralès: (Carmen, G. Bizet);
Amonasro (Aida, G. Verdi).

Repertoire also includes:
Robert (Iolanta, P. Tchaikovsky), Marcel (La Bohème, G. Puccini), Bonza (Madam 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)

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