Vladislav Sulimsky

  • Prize-winner at the International Giacomo Lauri-Volpi Competition (1st prize, Rome, 2010)
  • Prize-winner at the International Elena Obraztsova Competition (2nd prize, Moscow, 2006)
  • Prize-winner at the International Lisitsian Competition (Grand Prix, Vladikavkaz, 2003)
  • Prize-winner at the International Rimsky-Korsakov Competition (1st prize, St Petersburg, 2002)
  • Diploma-recipient at the International Moniuszko Competition (Warsaw, 2001)
  • Recipient of the Onegin Russian National Opera Award in the category Master of the Stage for the part of Monforte in Giuseppe Verdi's opera I vespri siciliani (2017)
  • Recipient of the Casta Diva Russian Opera Award in the nomination Singer of the Year (2017)

Vladislav Sulimsky was born in Molodechno, Belarus. He studied at the St Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatory. Soloist with the Mariinsky Academy of Young Singers from 2000–2004. Mariinsky Theatre soloist since 2004. Since October 2004, he has trained under Professor R. Metre in Milan. He has taken part in master classes given by Elena Obraztsova, Dmitry Hvorostovsky, Vladimir Atlantov, Dennis O’Neal and Renata Scotto.

Roles he has performed at the Mariinsky Theatre include:
Streshnev, Pastor (Khovanshchina)
Onegin (Eugene Onegin)
Prince Yeletsky (The Queen of Spades)
The Duke (The Miserly Knight)
Robert, Ebn-Hakia (Iolanta)
Head (Christmas Eve)
Mazepa (Mazepa)
Pantalone (The Love for Three Oranges)
Don Ferdinand, Father Chartreuse, Pedro, Second Masker (Betrothal in a Monastery)
Kovalev (The Nose)
Alyosha (The Brothers Karamazov)
Silvio (I pagliacci)
Prince Afron (The Golden Cockerel)
Belcore (L’elisir d’amore)
Enrico Ashton (Lucia di Lammermoor)
Macbeth (Macbeth)
Amonasro (Aida)
Giorgio Germont (La traviata)
Renato (Un ballo in maschera)
Rodrigo di Posa (Don Carlo)
Count Di Luna (Il trovatore)
Ezio (Attila)
Simon Boccanegra (Simon Boccanegra)
Yamadori, Sharpless (Madama Butterfly)
Gianni Schicchi (Gianni Schicchi)
Chorèbe (Les Troyens)
Aeneas (Dido and Aeneas)
Alberich (Das Rheingold)

The singer’s repertoire also includes the roles of Andrei Bolkonsky (War and Peace), Ford (Falstaff) and the baritone parts in Orff’s cantata Carmina Burana, Brahms’ Ein Deutsches Requiem and Mahler’s Eighth Symphony.

Vladislav Sulimsky has toured with the Mariinsky Opera Company to the USA, Japan, the UK, Finland and France.

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