VLADIMIR CHERNOV – baritone
Russian baritone Vladimir Chernov has sung over 40 leading roles and has appeared at nearly every major international theater including the Metropolitan Opera, Covent Garden, La Scala, Teatro Colon, Paris Opera, Chicago, San Francisco and Vienna State Opera, under many of today's great conductors such as Claudio Abbado, Valery Gergiev, James Levine and Seiji Ozawa. Hi US debut was at Los Angeles Opera in the 1989-90
season as the Posa in Verdi's Don Carlo, opposite Plácido Domingo. Mr. Chernov’s most requested roles include Alfredo in La Traviata, Simon Boccanegra, Eugene Onegin, Miller in Luisa Miler, Enrico in Lucia di Lammermoor, Figaro in Il Barbiere di Siviglia and Prince Yeletsky in Pique Dame. Recent appearances include Eugene Onegin in Seattle and at the Paris Opera, Barbiere in Los Angeles, Il Trovatore in Covent Garden, Pique Dame in Dallas and Lyon Vespri Siciliani in Athens and Eugene Onegin at Opera Australia. Upcoming engagements include Prince Yeletsky in Pique Dame at the Met and Tebaldo in Zandonai’s Giuletta e Romeo in Munich. Mr. Chernov’s recordings include Il Trovatore and Luisa Miller and Don Carlo for Sony Classical, Rigoletto for Deutsche Grammophon, Un Ballo in Maschera for Teldec, Pique Dame for Philips as well as a video recordings of Simon Boccanegra and Stiffelio for Deutsche Grammophon.