Dymtro Popov


Dmytro Popov (c) Anton Ovcharoch

Ukrainian tenor Dmytro Popov began his career as a soloist with Kiev National Theatre where he made his professional debut as Lensky Eugene Onegin. He came to international attention in 2013 when he performed the role of Rodolfo in La bohème at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Operatic roles include Rodolfo (La bohème) at the Metropolitan Opera, Nicias in Thais at Teatro Regio di Torino, Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly, Cavaradossi in Tosca and Rodolfo in Luisa Miller with Deutsche Oper Berlin, Vodemont in Iolanta with Teatro Real Madrid, Macduff in Macbeth with Opéra National de Lyon, Andrej in Mazeppa with Opéra de Monte-Carlo and Un Ballo in maschera at Theatre du Capitole de Toulouse. Other operatic roles include Tosca at Oper Stuttgart and Dresden Semperoper, La traviata at Wiener Staatsoper and La bohème at Bayerische Staatsoper. Engagements this season include performing La bohème at The Metropolitan Opera, Semperoper Dresden and Grand Théâtre de Genève, Rusalka at Wiener Staatsoper, Un ballo in maschera at Deutsche Oper Berlin, Carmen at Opernhaus Zurich, before making his BBC Proms debut performing Verdi’s Requiem. Looking further ahead, Dmytro returns to The Metropolitan Opera and Opéra National de Paris. Dmytro became the youngest ever opera artist to be granted the title of »Honoured Artist of Ukraine« (2003) which recognises outstanding contribution to performing arts. In 2007, he also became a winner of the prestigious Placido Domingo Operalia Competition.