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Yuriy Yurchuk

Born in Kyiv, Ukraine, Yuriy studied vocal performance at DePaul University in Chicago and was a member of the Jette Parker Young Artist Programme and a principal artist at the Royal Opera House in London. At the Royal Opera House, he performed in numerous roles including Marcello in La Bohème, Angelotti in Tosca, Barone Douphol in La Traviata, Blaize in The Lighthouse, Yamadori in Madama Butterfly, Schlemil in Tales of Hoffmann, Germano in La Scala di Seta, and others.

Yuriy performed the title role in Eugene Onegin at the National Opera of Ukraine, Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie in Brussels, Royal Danish Opera in Copenhagen, and New National Theatre, Tokyo. His other operatic appearances include Marcello in La Bohème with the Royal Opera House, Opernhaus Zürich, Northern Ireland Opera, and Opera North, Carlo Gérard in Andrea Chénier with the Chelsea Opera Group, Lescaut in Manon Lescaut with the Opernhaus Zürich, Count Rodolfo in Margherita with the Wexford Festival, and Giorgio Germont in La Traviata for Northern Ireland Opera and Opera de Bauge.

On the concert stage, he performed Songs of Death with Württembergische Philharmonie Reutlingen, in Iolanta with Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, and is scheduled to perform with Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra (Iolanta) and Krakow Philharmonic Orchestra (Beethoven 9th Symphony). Among his future plans are the title role in Don Giovanni for the Savonlinna Festival and Rodrigo in Don Carlo for Opera de Bauge.

Yuriy is a prize winner of the Queen Sonja International Vocal Competition in Norway, Montserrat Caballé Vocal Competition in Spain, and Ottavio Ziino Competition in Rome, Italy. He also holds degrees in finance and accounting.