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Iurii Samoilov

Baritone from Ukraine - 28 years old

Cymraeg

Iurii is from Ukraine and received his Master’s degree from the National Music Academy with honours, studying with Roman Mayboroda. He was also a guest student at the Dutch National Opera Academy and a member of the Opera Studio Nederland in Amsterdam. He has taken part in numerous academies and projects such as the Solti Te Kanawa Academy and Accademia Rossiniana (Pesaro), Mozart Academy (Aix-en-Provence) and the Young Singers Project (Salzburg).

Festivals and theatres which Iurii has performed at include Teatro Real Madrid, Bolshoi Theater Moscow, Dutch National Opera, Theater Basel, Salzburg Festival, Rossini Opera Festival, Operadagen Festival Rotterdam, Vilnius City Opera, Amsterdam Concertgebouw, Royal Albert Hall and Frankfurt Alte Oper.

He’s an ensemble member at Frankfurt Opera where he debuted as Marcello (La Boheme), Dandini (Cenerentola), the title role in Don Giovanni, Conte (Le Nozze di Figaro), Enrico (Lucia di Lammermoor) and the title role in Eugene Onegin, amongst others.

This coming season he will sing Guglielmo (Cosi fan tutte) and Ned Keene (Peter Grimes) in Frankfurt and will return to the Bolshoi Theater Moscow in the title role of Billy Budd.

Repertoire

Main prize rep Concert 3
Hai già vinta la causa! ... Vedrò mentr’io sospiro Le nozze di Figaro Mozart
Billy in the darbies Billy Budd Britten
Do not sing, my beauty Romance Op 4 No 4 Rachmaninov
Song prize Recital
In the midst of the ball Op 38 No 3 Tchaivkosky
Don Juan’s serenade Op 38 No 1 Tchaikovsky
Yesterday we met Op 26 No 13 Rachmaninov
I am alone again Op 26 No 9 Rachmaninov
In the silence of the night Op 4 No 3 Rachmaninov
Non t’amo più! Tosti
Song prize final
In the midst of the ball Op 38 No 3 Tchaikovsky
Don Juan’s Serenade Op 38 No 1 Tchaikovsky
Nell’ orror di note oscura 6 romanze No 4 Verdi
Stornello Verdi
Yesterday we met Op 26 No 13 Rachmaninov
I am alone again Op 26 No 9 Rachmaninov
In the silence of the night Op 4 No 3 Rachmaninov