Dmitry Korchak

Russian tenor Dmitry Korchak is one of the most exciting voices of his generation, acclaimed by critics worldwide and regarded as one of today’s best performers of bel-canto repertoire. After winning the Francisco Viñas International Singing Competition in Barcelona and two prizes at Plácido Domingo’s Operalia Competition in Los Angeles in 2004, he has rapidly become a regular guest at the world’s most renowned opera houses and concert venues. 

The tenor made his debut at the Vienna State Opera as Nemorino (The Elixir of Love) in 2006 and has since returned as Lensky (Eugene Onegin) alongside Anna Netrebko as Tatiana and Dmitri Hvorostovsky as Onegin; Don Ottavio (Don Giovanni); Don Ramiro (La Cenerentola); Ernesto (Don Pasquale), and Count Almaviva (The Barber of Seville), a role that has taken him to the Teatro Real in Madrid and the Berlin and Hamburg state operas, the Teatro Regio in Parma and the Teatro Massimo in Palermo, the Marseille and Toulouse operas, the Los Angeles Opera, and the Metropolitan Opera in New York—with which he also sang Don Ottavio.

At Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Korchak initially starred as Camille de Roussilon (The Merry Widow) and returned as Count Libenskopf (Il viaggio a Reims). Other opera engagements include performances at the National Opera and the Opéra Comique in Paris, the Cologne Opera, the Semperoper Dresden, the Zurich Opera, La Monnaie in Brussels, the Royal Opera House (Covent Garden) in London, Opera Australia, the National Opera of Chile, Theater an der Wien in Vienna, the Teatro San Carlo in Naples, the Netherlands Opera in Amsterdam, and the New National Theatre–Tokyo.

Dmitry Korchak was born in Russia, where he studied both conducting and singing. He is represented on recordings of more than twenty operas, many of them prize-winners, including The Barber of Seville, Moses in Egypt, The Curious Misunderstanding, Corrado d’Altamura, Eugene Onegin, The Thieving Magpie, Don Giovanni, Le comte Ory, and The Pearl Fishers, available on various labels. He also has released three solo albums: Recollection and Rendezvous, comprised of works by Russian composers, and most recently Belcanto Rarities. Since 2008, he also has been principal guest conductor at the Mikhailovsky Theatre in Saint Petersburg, and the Novosibirsk Opera and Ballet Theatre of Russia.

 

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