Dmitry Belosselskiy

Dmitry Belosselskiy is one of the most exciting basses of his generation, taking the operatic world by storm, equally celebrated by audiences and critics.

In 2015-2016 he will open the season at Teatro alla Scala alongside Anna Netrebko in Giovanna d’Arco. Other engagements will see him as Ivan Khovansky in Khovanshchina at Wiener Staatsoper, Gremin in Onegin Houston Grand Opera, Zaccaria in Nabucco Lyric Opera of Chicago, his role debut as Walter in Luisa Miller Teatro Real Madrid, Boccanegra Teatro alla Scala and Verdi Requiem Choregiés d’Orange. Beyond this season, he will also return to the Metropolitan Opera New York, Teatro alla Scala, his house debut at Opera de Paris, Teatro Real Madrid, Teatro Comunale Bologna and Arena di Verona.

He remains a main principal guest artist at the State Academic Bolshoi Theatre of Russia in Moscow where, this season, his roles include Boris Godunov and Filippo II in Don Carlo.

He has already established a remarkable career and has performed at the world’s finest opera houses and concert venues, including Metropolitan Opera New York, Teatro alla Scala, Salzburger Festspiele, Deutsche Staatsoper Berlin, Wiener Staatsoper, Chorégies d'Orange, Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, Opernhaus Zurich, Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Theater an der Wien, Washington National Opera, Canadian Opera Company Toronto, Palau de les Arts Reina Sofia, and Bayerische Staatsoper Munich. He has also appeared with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, as well as on the stages of Avery Fisher Hall, New York, Harris Theater, Chicago, John Hancock Hall Boston, Philharmonie Luxemburg, Wiener Konzerthaus, Gewandhaus Orchester in Leipzig, Macau International Music Festival, Seoul Arts Center, Palm Beach Opera and Bregenzer Festspiele.

Dmitry has worked with many leading conductors including Riccardo Muti, Zubin Mehta, Daniel Barenboim, Riccardo Chailly, Vladimir Spivakov, Yuri Bashmet, Vladimir Fedoseyev, Marco Armiliato, James Levine, James Conlon, Jan Latham Koenig, Ion Marin, Thomas Sanderling, Jesus López-Cobos, Riccardo Frizza and Mikhail Pletnev. 

Dmitry graduated from the Russian Academy of Music. In 2007 he won the second prize at the XIII International Tchaikovsky Competition. He continues to tour the world as a soloist with the Moscow Sretensky Monastery Choir. 


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