Mykhailo Dutchak
Education, work activities and repertoire parties

Chief conductor

People’s Artist of Ukraine (2017)

Honoured Art Worker of Ukraine (2003)

Dutchak M.M. has been working in Lviv Opera and Ballet Theatre since 1976.

In 1978, after graduation from M. Lysenko Lviv State Conservatory (faculty of conducting) he was appointed as a conductor.

In April, 2001 he was appointed as the chief conductor of the theater.

From 1983 to 1985 he worked on probation at the Taras Shevchenko National Opera and Ballet Theatre of Ukraine under the direction of People’s Artist of Ukraine Turchak.

For staging of the opera “Moses” in 2001 he was awarded the “Glory of Lviv” prize by Lviv regional state administration.

Together with the staff of the Lviv Opera, he often took part in international art festivals in Poland, Switzerland, Qatar, France, in creative records of masters of arts and ensembles of Lviv Oblast in Kyiv.

He was the director was the international master class for young opera conductors in Burgas (Bulgaria).

Conductor director:

  • Semen Hulak-Artemovsky “Zaporozhets za Dunayem”
  • М. Lysenko “Natalka Poltavka”
  • K. Dankevych “Lileya”
  • М. Skorulsky “Song of the Forest”
  • М. Skoryk “Moses”
  • G. Puccini – М. Skoryk “The Return of the Butterfly”
  • J. Strauss “The Gypsy Baron”
  • G. Verdi “A Masked Ball”
  • G. Verdi “La traviata”
  • C. W. R. von Gluck “Orpheus and Eurydice”
  • C. Orff “Carmina Burana”
  • G.Donizetti “Don Pasquale”



  •  G. Verdi “Rigoletto”
  • G. Puccini “La bohème”
  • G. Puccini “La Tosca”
  • G. Puccini “Madame Butterfly”
  • S. Moniuszko “The Haunted Manor”
  • P. Hertel “The Wayward Daughter”
  • Y. Meitus “The Stolen Happiness”
  • G. Rossini “The Barber of Seville”

Music director – F. Lehár “The Merry Widow”

Artistic leadership
Vasyl Vovkun
General Director - Artistic Director of the Theatre
Mykhajlo Shved
Vice Dіrektor
Halyna Volovetska
Chief Stage Director
Ihor Khramov
Artistic director of Ballet
Vasyl Koval
Principal Chorus Master
Tadey Ryndzak
Principle Stage Designer
Marya Khokhlohorska
Head of Opera Stage Administration