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Vladimir Stoyanov

Baritone

Biography

Bulgarian operatic baritone Vladimir Stoyanov makes his Royal Opera debut in the 2018/19 Season as Prince Yeletsky (The Queen of Spades). He previously sang this role in the same production for Dutch National Opera.

Stoyanov began singing in a choir as a child, and graduated from the Pancho Vladigerov National Music Academy in Sofia, going on to further vocal studies in Rome with Nicola Ghiuselev and in Milan at La Scala with Magda Olivero. He sang at the Plovdiv Opera House for three seasons, prior to beginning his international career. He has appeared for opera companies including La Scala, Milan, the Metropolitan Opera, New York, Paris Opéra, Berlin State Opera, Vienna State Opera, Zürich Opera, Teatro Real, Madrid, Liceu, Barcelona, La Fenice, Venice, Teatro Regio, Turin, Teatro Massimo, Palermo, Royal Swedish Opera in Stockholm, San Francisco Opera and for the opera companies of Moscow and Tokyo. His repertory includes Duke of Nottingham (Roberto Devereux), Riccardo Forth (I puritani), Enrico Ashton (Lucia di Lammermoor), Ezio (Attila), Nabucco, Francesco (I masnadieri), Rigoletto, Giorgio Germont (La traviata), Renato (Un ballo in maschera), Rodrigo, Marquis of Posa (Don Carlo), Don Carlo di Vargas (La forza del destino), Iago (Otello), Yeletsky, Boris Godunov, Sharpless (Madama Butterfly), Valentin (Faust) and Carlo Gérard (Andrea Chénier).

Stoyanov has also performed widely in concert in his native Bulgaria and throughout Europe, including opera galas in Sofia, and a concert at Moscow’s World Concert Hall (the Great Hall of Moscow Conservatory) with soprano and fellow-Bulgarian Krassimira Stoyanova.

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Vladimir Stoyanov

Production photo of The Queen of Spades, The Royal Opera

Vladimir Stoyanov as Yeletsky and Eva-Maria Westbroek as Liza in The Queen of Spades, The Royal Opera

Anna Goryachova as Paulina, Vladimir Stoyanov as Yeletsky and Jacquelyn Stucker as Prilepa in The Queen of Spades, The Royal Opera

Vladimir Stoyanov as Yeletsky and Jacquelyn Stucker as Prilepa in The Queen of Spades, The Royal Opera

Eva-Maria Westbroek as Liza and Vladimir Stoyanov as Yeletsky in The Queen of Spades, The Royal Opera

Vladimir Stoyanov as Yeletsky and Aleksandrs Antonenko as Gherman in The Queen of Spades, The Royal Opera

Vladimir Stoyanov as Yeletsky in The Queen of Spades, The Royal Opera

Vladimir Stoyanov and Eva-Maria Westbroek in rehearsal for The Queen of Spades, The Royal Opera

Vladimir Stoyanov as Yeletsky in The Queen of Spades, The Royal Opera

Vladimir Stoyanov as Yeletsky and Aleksandrs Antonenko as Gherman in The Queen of Spades, The Royal Opera

Production photo of The Queen of Spades, The Royal Opera

Production photo of The Queen of Spades, The Royal Opera

Vladimir Stoyanov as Yeletsky in The Queen of Spades, The Royal Opera

Vladimir Stoyanov as Yeletsky in The Queen of Spades, The Royal Opera

Vladimir Stoyanov as Yeletsky in The Queen of Spades, The Royal Opera

Vladimir Stoyanov as Yeletsky in The Queen of Spades, The Royal Opera

Vladimir Stoyanov as Yeletsky and Eva-Maria Westbroek as Liza in The Queen of Spades, The Royal Opera

The Queen of Spades, The Royal Opera

John Lundgren and cast in rehearsal for The Queen of Spades, The Royal Opera

Production photo of The Queen of Spades, The Royal Opera

Jacquelyn Stucker as Prilepa and Vladimir Stoyanov as Yeletsky in The Queen of Spades, The Royal Opera

The Queen of Spades, The Royal Opera

Anna Goryachova, Vladimir Stoyanov and Jacquelyn Stucker in rehearsal for The Queen of Spades, The Royal Opera

John Lundgren and Vladimir Stoyanov in rehearsal for The Queen of Spades, The Royal Opera

Vladimir Stoyanov

Aleksandrs Antonenko as Gherman, Felicity Palmer as Countess and Vladimir Stoyanov as Yeletsky in The Queen of Spades, The Royal Opera

Vladimir Stoyanov as Yeletsky and Aleksandrs Antonenko as Gherman in The Queen of Spades, The Royal Opera

Vladimir Stoyanov, Stefan Herheim, and John Lundgren in rehearsal for The Queen of Spades, The Royal Opera

Vladimir Stoyanov and Felicity Palmer in rehearsal for The Queen of Spades, The Royal Opera