Vitalii Bilyi

opera soloist (baritone), laureate of international competitions. He graduated from Odesa National Music Academy named after A.Nezhdanova (choral conducting and opera singing). Since 1997 he has been a soloist of Odesa State Choir, and since 2000 he has been working in Odesa Opera and Ballet Theater (debuted in the part of Giorgio Germont in “La Traviata” by G. Verdi). In 2002 he worked in New Opera Theater (Moscow). In 2004, he began to perform in Western Europe and the United States. He had a notable success in famous world theaters: Metropolitan Opera (New York, USA), La Scala (Milan, Italy), Opera Bastille (Paris, France), New Israeli opera (Tel Aviv), La Fenice (Venice, Italy). Bolshoi Theatre (Moscow), Mariinsky Theatre (Saint Petersburg), San Francisco Opera (USA), Teatro di San Carlo (Naples) and others. His repertoire includes more than twenty parts, among which: Riccardo ("I puritani" by V. Bellini), di Luna, Giorgio Germont, Rodrigo, Renato, Nabucco, Amonasro (“ Il trovatore”, “ La traviata”, “Don Carlos”, “Un ballo in maschera” , “Nabucco”, “Aida” by G. Verdi), Escamillo, Zurga (“Carmen”, “The Pearl Finders” by G. Bizet). Alfio (“Cavalleria rusticana” by P. Mascagni), Silvio (“Pagliacci” by R. Leoncavallo), Marcello (“ La boheme” by G. Puccini), Onegin, Robert, Ibn-Hakia (“Eugene Onegin”, “Iolanta” by P. Tchaikovsky) etc.