Vladislav Sulimsky

Baritone

Biography

In 2002, baritone Vladislav Sulimsky won first prize at the International Rimsky-Korsakov Competition in St Petersburg. Two years later, he became a member of the Mariinsky Theatre in St. Petersburg, where he sings many critically acclaimed parts, including the title roles in Eugene Onegin and Gianni Schicchi, and roles such as Rodrigo (Don Carlo), André Bolkonsky (War and Peace), and Ford (Falstaff).

He went on to win second prize at the International Elena Obraztsova Competition in Moscow in 2006, first prize at the International Giacomo Lauri-Volpi Competition in Italy, and received a Grammy Award Nomination for his recording of “the Nose” by Schostakovich with Valery Gergiev in 2009.

In 2010, Sulimsky sang Enrico Ashton (Lucia di Lammermoor) at the Mariinsky alongside Nathalie Dessay and Belcore in L’elisir d´amore with Anna Netrebko as Adina. His roles at the Mariinsky the following season included Giorgio Germont (La Traviata) and Robert in Iolanta. A frequent guest at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, he has performed Prince Kurlyatev in The Enchantress by Tchaikovsky and Eugene Onegin.

In the 2011/2012 season, he released recordings of “Lucia di Lammermoor” with Dessay and Beczala, and “Attila” with I. Abdrazakov, and sang in Attila at the Mikkeli Festival in Finland. Sulimsky made his Swedish opera debut in 2012 at the Malmö Opera as Miller in Verdi’s Luisa Miller, followed by Renato in Un ballo in maschera at the Stockholm Royal Opera. He completed the season with a European tour singing Ibn-Hakia alongside Anna Netrebko in Iolanta, and then went on to sing Il Conte di Luna in Il Trovatore at the Mariinsky Theatre.

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