Vladimir Galuzin (Tenor)|
Vladimir Galuzin (Tenor) – recipient of the Casta Diva Russian opera prize as "Singer of the Year" for his interpretation of Herman in Tchaikovsky´s The Queen of Spades (1999).
Born in Rubtsovsk (Altai Region). Graduated from the Novosibirsk Conservatoire in 1984.
Soloist with the Novosibirsk Theatre of Operetta from 1980 – 1988.
Soloist with the Novosibirsk Theatre of Opera and Ballet from 1988 – 1989 and subsequently with the St Petersburg Chamber Opera Company.
Mariinsky Theatre soloist since 1990.
Guest performer at the Netherlands Opera, the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, and the Opéra Bastille, as well as at theatres in Vienna, Florence, Milan, Salzburg, Madrid, Amsterdam, Dresden and New York.
Vladimir Galuzin is a frequent guest at international festivals in Bregenz (Germany), Edinburgh (Scotland), Salzburg (Austria), Moncerrato (Spain), Verona (Italy) and Oranje (France).
One of his most recent performances at the Mariinsky Theatre was as Calaf in Turandot in March 2005. Mariinsky Theatre audio and video recordings with Philips and NHK include Khovanshchina (Andrei Khovansky), Sadko (Sadko), The Fiery Angel (Agrippa of Nettesheim) and The Maid of Pskov (Mikhailo Tucha).