Dmitry Belosselskiy
Beloselsky receiving the 2015 Golden Mask Award
Born
Pavlohrad, Ukraine
EducationGnessin State Musical College
OccupationOperatic bass
Organization
AwardsInternational Tchaikovsky Competition

Dmitry Stanislavovich Belosselskiy (Дмитрий Станиславович Белосельский) is a Russian operatic bass singer who made an international career.

Born in 1975 in Pavlohrad, Ukraine, he studied at the Gnessin State Musical College in Moscow.[1] He was a soloist with Vladimir Minin's Moscow Chamber Choir, singing on tours to France, Germany, Japan, the US. and Argentina. From 2005, he was a soloist with the choir of Moscow's Sretensky Monastery in Moscow, with tours to South America, the US, Canada and Australia.[1]

He was a soloist of the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow from 2010 to 2013, where his roles included Zaccaria in Verdi's Nabucco, King Rene in Tchaikovsky's Iolanta, Malyuta Skuratov in Rimsky-Korsakov's The Tsar's Bride, Escamillo in Bizet's Carmen, the title role of Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov, Philipp in Verdi's Don Carlos, and Méphistophélès in La damnation de Faust by Berlioz.[1]

He appeared at the Bavarian State Opera in 2013 in the title role of Verdi's Macbeth, in 2014 in the title role of his Simon Boccanegra, and in 2017 as Boris Godunov.[2] He made his debut at the Metropolitan Opera in New York City in 2011 as Zaccaria in Verdi's Nabucco, returning in 2018 to appear as Wurm in his Luisa Miller.[3] He appeared at the Frankfurt Opera first in 2018 in the title role of Glinka's Iwan Sussanin in a 2015 production staged by Harry Kupfer, who moved the story to the time of World War II.[4][5][6]

Awards

Belosselskiy won second prize in the category male singers at the International Tchaikovsky Competition in 2007. In 2015, he was awarded the Golden Mask, a national theatre prize, for his interpretation of Philipp in Don Carlos at the Bolshoi Theatre.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Bass / Dmitry Belosselskiy". Bolshoi Theatre. 2018. Archived from the original on 26 February 2018. Retrieved 8 February 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "Dmitry Belosselskiy". Bavarian State Opera. 2017. Archived from the original on 9 February 2018. Retrieved 8 February 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Bass / Dmitry Belosselskiy". Metropolitan Opera. 2018. Archived from the original on 9 February 2018. Retrieved 8 February 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  4. ^ "Bass / Dmitry Belosselskiy" (in German). Frankfurt Opera. 2018. Archived from the original on 9 February 2018. Retrieved 8 February 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "Iwan Sussanin". Frankfurt Opera. 2018. Archived from the original on 9 February 2018. Retrieved 8 February 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ Boyens, Bettina (22 January 2018). "Was für ein Kerl, dieser "Iwan Sussanin"". Frankfurter Neue Presse (in German). Archived from the original on 9 February 2018. Retrieved 8 February 2018. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)