Dmytro Popov is the 2nd prize winner and recipient of the special prize at the XV International Operalia Competition (Paris, 2007).
His professional debut took place in 2002 when he performed the part of Lensky (Evgeny Onegin) on stage of the Kiev National Theatre. In 2011 he made his debut as Likov (The Tsar’s Bride) at the London Royal Opera House (Covent Garden). In 2013 the singer made his Mariinsky debut, performing the part of Alfredo in La traviata conducted by Valery Gergiev.
He came to international attention after his debuts at the world’s most prestigious theatres, such as Wiener Staatsoper, Opernhaus Zurich, Teatro Regio di Torino, Hamburgische Staatsoper, Dresdner Staatsoper, Opéra de Monte-Carlo, Theatre du Capitole de Toulouse, Teatro Regio di Torino, Bayerische Staatsoper.
In 2016, the singer was invited to perform the part of Alfredo in La traviata opposite Placido Domingo at Wiener Staatsoper.
The singer makes regular appearances on stage of the Metropolitan Opera (New York) after his successful Met debut as Rodolfo in La bohème in 2016. In 2016 Dmitro also debuted at the Bolshoi Theatre in the part of Vaudémont (Iolanta).
He has collaborated with such great conductors as Valery Gergiev, Gianandrea Noseda, Marco Armiliato, Vladimir Yurowski, Antonio Pappano, Kent Nagano, Kazushi Ono.
Dmytro Popov’s other appearances included Verdi’s Requiem with the Boston Symphony Orchestra at the Tanglewood Music Festival and with the London Philharmonic Orchestra at Royal Festival Hall in London, as well as a concert performance of A Life for the Tsar at the Festival Radio France, Montpellier.
He also performed the tenor part in Rachmaninov's poem The Bells with the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia conducted by Antonio Pappano and the poem featuring Dmytro Popov and the Berlin Philharmonic conducted by Sir Simon Rattle was recorded and released by EMI in 2013. In 2015 Oehms Classics released a CD with the opera Iolanta conducted by Dmitri Kitayenko, in which Dmitro sang the part of Vaudémont.