Vasily Ladyuk, baritone. He graduated from the Sveshnikov Moscow Choral College in 1997 and from the Academy of Choral Art in Moscow as a choral conductor and as a singer in 2001. Vasily Ladyuk also completed his post-graduate studies at the Academy with Professor Vdovin in 2004. In 2002–2005, the singer polished up his vocal techniques and operatic skills attending master-classes of renowned specialists from La Scala, the Metropolitan Opera and the Houston Grand Opera.
In 2003, Vasily Ladyuk joined the Novaya Opera Company and since 2007 he has been a guest soloist of the Bolshoi Theatre.
Vasily Ladyuk is a welcome performer at the Bolshoi Theatre, the Mariinsky Theatre, the Metropolitan Opera, the Houston Grand Opera, La Scala, Gran Teatro la Fenice, Teatro Regio in Torino, Opéra de Paris Garnier, Théâtre de la Monnaie and Gran Teatro del Liceo.
Awards and Honours
- Prize-winner of the Triumph Youth Award in literature and arts (2009)
- Prize-winner of the Francisco Vinias International Competition for Singers (Grand Prix and Audience Choice Award, Barcelona, Spain, 2005)
- Prize-winner of the Operalia International Competition for Opera Singers founded by Placido Domingo (1st prize, Madrid, Spain, 2005)
- Prize-winner of the Shizuoka International Opera Competition (Grand Prix, Japan, 2005)
Roles performed at the Novaya Opera
Zurga Bizet’s Les pêcheurs de perles
Baritone parts in Orff’s Carmina Burana, Puccini's Messa di Gloria