Yuri Vorobiev (Bass)|
Prize-winner at the VI International Rimsky-Korsakov Young Opera Singersí
Competition (St Petersburg, 2004).
Yuri Vorobiev was born in Leningrad. He graduated from the Choral School of
the Glinka Academic Cappella in St Petersburg in 1998 and subsequently studied
at the St Petersburg State Rimsky-Korsakov Conservatoire.
Soloist with the
Mariinsky Academy of Young Singers from 2002.
Soloist with the Mariinsky
Opera Company since 2009.
Roles performed at the Mariinsky Theatre include:
Tokmakov (The Maid of Pskov)
Mendoza (Betrothal in a
Old Convict (Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk)
Zosima (The Brothers
Colline (La Bohème)
Don Prudenzio (Il viaggio a Reims)
Lodovico (Otello in concert)
Narbal (Les Troyens)
Masetto (Don Giovanni)
Sarastro (Die Zauberflöte)
Truffaldino (Ariadne auf Naxos)
Balducci (Benvenuto Cellini)
Tiresias (Oedipus Rex)
Cesare Angelotti (Tosca)
The singerís repertoire also includes the bass role in Mozartís Requiem,
Verdiís Requiem, Bachís Mass in B Minor and Shostakovichís Fourteenth
Frequently tours with the Mariinsky Opera; under the baton of Valery Gergiev
he has performed the bass role in Shostakovichís Fourteenth Symphony at the
Konzerthaus (Vienna) and the Concertgebouw (Amsterdam) and as Timur (Turandot)
at NHK Hall (Tokyo), Narbal (Les Troyens) at Suntory Hall (Tokyo) and Carnegie
Hall (New York) and Gurnemanz (Parsifal) at the Millennium Centre (Cardiff), the
Barbican Hall (London) and Symphony Hall (Birmingham).
The singer has received invitations from prestigious international opera
houses and festivals, among them the Aix-en-Provence Festival (France), the
Salzburg Festival (Austria), the Opéra de Lyon (France) and the Canadian Opera
Company (COC, Toronto).
In the spring of 2012 the Royal Opera House, Covent
Garden (London) invited Yuri Vorobiev to appear as Colline in a production of
Pucciniís opera (La Bohème).
|"Vecchia zimarra" Puccini's "La Boheme" (Yuri Vorobiov - Mariinsky 2011)|
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