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Dmitry Ulyanov


  • At once authoritative, benevolent and noble, Dmitry Ulyanov portrays a leading Don Marco.
    Maurice Salles, Forum Opera
  • Majestic voice and stature, Dmitry Ulyanov portrays an imposing Don Marco, encouraging Annina to follow God's call.
    Michel Parouty, Diapason
  • Russian bass Dmitry Ulyanov was perfectly suited to the part of Sparafucile. He has a sonorous voice, dark and threatening, coupled with remarkable diction and excellent breath control.
    José Mª. Irurzun, Seen and Heard International
  • In the large cast, Dmitry Ulyanov’s resonant Pimen stood apart, remaining sombre and authoritative to the end.
    Victoria Stapells, Opera
  • The Russian bass Dmitry Ulyanov was a pleasant surprise in the character of Marcel. (…)His voice is quite remarkable in volume, with a good range, and more than enough nobility for the part
    José Mª. Irurzun, Seen and Heard International
  • Russian bass Dmitry Ulyanov begins Season 2015-16 with his revival appearance at Aix-en-Provence Festival in the role of King Rene Iolanta in a highly-lauded production by Peter Sellars and Teodor Currentzis that he originally inaugurated in Madrid at Teatro Real.  He repeats the role later in the season at Opera de Lyon, and also appears at Theatre Basel as Dosifey Khovanshchina, Ferrando Il Trovatore at Palacio de la Opera La Coruna, The General The Gambler at Opera de Monte Carlo, and in a role he sang many times before, Basilio Il Barbiere di Siviglia at Teatro de la Maestranza, Seville.

    Recent successes include his debut as King Philip Don Carlos at the Bolshoi Theater, Leporello Don Giovanni in the Stanislavsky Opera production in Japan, and the role of Cardinal de Bogni La Juive at De Vlaamse Opera in Belgium.

    Career highlights include his numerous appearances in Spain, where he appears regularly at Teatro Real Madrid in such roles as Basilio Il Barbiere di Siviglia, Marcel Les Huguenots, Pimen Boris Godunov; in Seville he appeared as Grand Inquisatore Don Carlos, Ramfis Aida, Sparafucile Rigoletto—a role he also sang with Leo Nucci in La Coruna—and Hunding Die Walkure; in Bilbao he sang the role of Procida I Vespri Siciliani he appeared at Grand Theatre Luxembourg as Gremin Eugene Onegin.

    Future engagements include Konchak and Galitsky Prince Igor in a major European theatre, and return appearances at the Bolshoi Theatre and at Teatro Real.

    • Iolanta, Festival d’Aix-en-Provence
      July 2015

      The role of King René, without doubt the most complex character to deliver, a father who is at the same time possessive, overprotective and loving, was sung by the Russian bass Dmitry Ulyanov, with perfect adapted timbre...
      Claude Jottrand, Forum Opera
      …not to mention a show-stopping prayer aria from Dmitry Ulianov as her father, King René…
      Mark Valencia, Bachtrack
      Dmitry Ulianov’s vibrant Roi René…
      Marie-Aude Roux, Le Monde
      Dmitry Ulianov’s majestic René...
      Jean Luc Clairet, Res Musica
      Dmitry Ulianov subtly reveals the psychological journey of his father, initially opposed against revealing the truth (Iolanta must not know that she is ill), then convinced that only she can heal his daughter.
      Phillippe Venturini, Les Echos
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