Vadim Soloviev


Bass
  • Laureate of the 3rd prize at the III International “Cultural Capital” Open Competition (St Petersburg, 2013)
  • Laureate of the 1st prize of the International “Narvsky Spring” Competition-Festival (2014)

Vadim Soloviev was born in Leningrad. In 2003 he graduated from ITMO University in St Petersburg where he studied “computing machines, systems, complexes and networks”. In 2009 he graduated from the vocal-directing faculty of the St Petersburg Conservatory after studying solo singing with Honoured Artist of Russia E. Fedotov. From 2011 — 2012 he completed post-graduate studies in the St Petersburg Conservatory with People’s Artist of Russia M. Kit.

In the period of his studies in the conservatory he participated in productions by the opera studio: The Marriage of Figaro, W. A. Mozart, Eugene Onegin and Iolanta by P. Tchaikovsky and interned at “The St Petersburg Opera” musical theatre. He took part in celebratory events surrounding the 60th anniversary of the end of the 2nd World War that were organized on the initiative of the dean of the conservatory. Soloviev regularly performs in chamber concerts in various concert halls in St Petersburg and Russia; he has sung in the State Academic Cappella, the St Petersburg Philharmonia, The Elena Obraztsova Cultural Centre, The Beloselsky-Belozersky Palace, the Sheremetevsky Palace in the Museum of Music.

In September 2015 he became a soloist of the State Primorsky Theatre of Opera and Ballet. Toured with the Theatre performing the part of Colonel in the opera The Story of a Real Man (The Mariinsky Theatre, 2015) In 2016 he became a member of the opera company of the Primorsky Stage of the Mariinsky Theatre.

Repertoire:
Banguo, Doctor (Macbeth, G. Verdi)
An Old Gambler (The Gambler, S. Prokofiev)
Ruslan (Ruslan and Lyudmila, M. Glinka)
Tsar Dodon (The Golden Cockrell, N. Rimsky-Korsakov)
René, Bertrand (Iolanta, P. Tchaikovsky)
Gremin, Zaretsky (Eugene Onegin, P. Tchaikovsky)
Kochubei (Mazepa, P. Tchaikovsky)
Count Tomsky, Surin (The Qween of Spades, P. Tchaikovsky)
Boris Godunov (Boris Godunov, M. Mussorgsky)
Tsar Saltan, Third Mariner (The Tale of the Tsar Saltan, N. Rimsky-Korsakov)
Panas (Christmas Eve, N. Rimsky-Korsakov)
Performed the bass role in Mozart's Requiem
Dottore Grenvil, The Marquis d'Obigny (La Traviata, G. Verdi)
Escamillo (Carmen, G. Bizet)
Baron Scarpia (Tosca, G. Puccini)
Antonio (The Marriage of Figaro, W.-A. Mozart)
Commissioner (Madama Butterfly, G. Puccini)
Sarastro, Priest, Second Man in Armour (The Magic Flute, W.-A. Mozart)
Vasily Vasilyevich, Commissar (The Story of a Real Man, S. Prokofiev)
The King, Farfarello (The Love for Three Oranges, S. Prokofiev)
Balda (The Tale of the Priest and of His Workman Balda, D. Shostakovich)
Arias and romances by Russian and foreign composers.

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