Mariinsky Theatre Guest Soloist
• Prize-winner at the XV International Tchaikovsky Competition (Moscow – St Petersburg, 2015; 4th prize)
• Prize-winner at the 2nd Natalia Shpiller Open All-Russian Vocalists’ Competition Masterpieces of Russian Music (Moscow, 2015; 1st prize)
• Prize-winner at the 5th Georgy Sviridov International Chamber Singing Competition (Kursk, 2014; 3rd prize)
• Prize-winner at the 4th Maxim Mikhailov International Competition for Young Opera Singers (Kaluga, 2014; 3rd prize)
Dmitry Grigoriev was born in the city of Gorky (now Nizhny Novgorod) in 1987. Since 2013 he has been a trainee in the Russkaya Opera, taking singing lessons with Sergey Moskalkov. He has participated in masterclasses of Alexander Vedernikov. A short while he has studied at the Gnesin Russian Academy of Music in Moscow (class of Andrei Grigoriev).
From 2016 to 2019 Dmitry was a Fellow at the Atkins Young Artists Program in the Mariinsky Theatre. In February 2017 he made his Mariinsky Theatre debut in Don Carlo.
Repertoire at the Mariinsky Theatre:
Bartolo (Le nozze di Figaro)
Leporello, Commendatore (Don Giovanni)
Don Alfonso (Così fan tutte, Primorsky Stage)
A Monk (Don Carlo)
Ferrando (Il trovatore)
Prince de Bouillon (Adriana Lecouvreur)
Colline (La Bohème)
Imperial Commissioner (Madama Butterfly)
Ashby (La fanciulla del West)
Intendant (Linda di Chamounix, concert performance)
Night Watchman (Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg)
A Trojan Soldier (Les Troyens)
Bertrand (The Maid of Orleans)
Voice of the Oracle of Neptune (Idomeneo, re di Creta)
Vasily Sobakin (The Tsar’s Bride)
Salieri (Mozart and Salieri)
Narumov (The Queen of Spades)
Boyar Ivan Sheloga (The Noblewoman Vera Sheloga)
Soranus Barea (Servilia, concert performance)
Cook (The Love for Three Oranges)
Faust (The Fiery Angel)
December (A Christmas Tale)
Has sung in the premiere performance of production of Falstaff (2018).
Repertoire also includes: Figaro (Le nozze di Figaro), Sarastro (Die Zauberflöte), Prince Gremin (Eugene Onegin), King René (Iolanta), Old Gypsy (Aleko).
In December 2015 Dmitry sang the bass role in Oratorio Pathetique by Sviridov with the Symphony Orchestra and Choir of the Bolshoi Theatre of Russia (conducted by Alexander Vedernikov). In the spring of 2016 he joined Valery Gergiev and the Mariinsky Orchestra on their North and South American tour, performing a series of solo chamber recitals in Mexico and Chile (collaborating with American pianist Myra Huang). In 2017 Dmitry Grigoriev appeared as Bartolo in Le nozze di Figaro at the 2nd International Mariinsky Far East Festival in Vladivostok.
Sang at the Moscow Philharmonic Society and the Kolobov Novaya Opera Theatre of Moscow. As a chorus master he took part in premiere productions of Grayr Khanedanian’s sacred operas St Peter the Apostle (2018) and Alexander Nevsky (2019). In 2020 he performed the role of the Second Knight of the Grail in Parsifal at the Teatro Massimo di Palermo.
Information for July 2023