Vladimir Baykov

Sandoval in Le Duc d'Albe

Biography

Education
Opera Studio of the Prokofiev Opera, Moscou. Singing and pedagogy at the Tchaikovsky Conservatory Moscou.

Debut
Vodnik/Rusalka (Finnish National Opera Helsinki); debute Fritz Kothner/Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg, Gunther/Götterdämmerung (Mannheim), 2010; Heerrufer/Lohengrin (Innsbruck)
 
Career
Regular guest at the Finnish National Opera.
Performs mainly Russian and Slavic repertoire.
Concentrates on his first Wagner roles.
 
Highlights
2006: Boris Godoenov/Boris Godoenov (De Munt/La Monnaie Brussels)
2010 : Méphistofélès/La Damnation de Faust (Robert Wilson, Opera Warschau)
 
Prizes
Bella Voce (Moscou), 1997
Mirjam Helin (Helsinki), Neue Stimmen (Gütersloh), 1999
Maria Callas (Athene), Belvedere (Wenen), Georgy Sviridov (Kursk), 2001
Koningin Sonjawedstrijd (Oslo), 2003
Koningin Elisabethwedstrijd (Brussel), 2004

Worked with
Conductors : Gianandrea Noseda, Kirill Petrenko, Antonello Allemandi, Alan Curtis, Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Stefan Soltesz, Woldemar Nelsson, Kazushi Ono. Directors: Robert Carsen, Stephen Lawless, Johannes Schaaf and Robert Wilson.

Recent and future productions
2011- 2012: debut Prins Igor/Prins Igor (opera of Samara); Bertrand/Iolanta & spirit of Virgil/Francesca da Rimini (Sergej Rachmaninov) ; Vodnik/Rusalka (Finnish National Opera Helsinki, Gran Teatre del Liceu Barcelona)
2012 : Donner/Das Rheingold (Nederlandse Opera Amsterdam)
2013: Blauwbaards Burcht / Béla Bartók (Finnish National Opera Helsinki)

Last update on 11 May 2012

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