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Vladimir Ognovenko

Vladimir Ognovenko is a well-established personality bass singer, particularly in Russian operas. He has already established a long profession in both leading and supplementary bass jobs. He graduated through the Ural Conservatory and started working his method up through the Russian opera hierarchy in 1970, where he was an associate from the Krasnoyarsk Opera Movie theater as well as the Sverdlovsk Opera Home between 1970 and 1980. He became a member of the Maly Movie theater in Leningrad in 1984 and in 1989 obtained a spot around the soloist roster from the Kirov Opera in the Mariinsky Theatre. Because the end from the Soviet Union and its own restrictions on performers’ travel, Ognovenko offers sung in essential international opera homes. He debuted in america in SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA in 1991 in Prokofiev’s Battle and Serenity, doubling the functions of Aged Prince Nikolai Bolkonsky and Matveyev. He was asked back again to the same home in 1992 to sing Varlaam in Mussorgsky’s Boris Godunov and both Ruslan and Farlaf in its creation of Glinka’s Ruslan and Lyudmila. Others of his jobs included the name component of Boris Godunov, Méphistophélès in Gounod’s Faust, Don Basilio in Il barbiere di Siviglia, Galitsky in Borodin’s Prince Igor, the overall in Prokofiev’s The Gambler, Ruler Philip II in Verdi’s Don Carlos, and Prince Gremin in Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin. He’s particularly mixed up in set of Rimsky-Korsakov’s opera, with Ivan the Terrible (in The Maid of Pskov), Viking Visitor and Duda (Sadko), and Burunday (Unseen Town of Kitezh) in his repertory. He debuted on the Chicago Lyric Opera as Boris, with the Metropolitan Opera in Shostakovich’s Female Macbeth of Mtsensk. He provides recorded the jobs of Prince Igor, Varlaam, the Viking Visitor, as well as the Inquisitor in Prokofiev’s Fiery Angel. He received the high honor to be proclaimed a People’s Musician of Merit with the Soviet Russian Federated Republic.

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