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Yuriy Yurchuk

Ukrainian baritone Yuriy Yurchuk was born in Kyiv and studied Vocal Performance at DePaul University School of Music. A former Jette Parker Young Artist, his previous roles for The Royal Opera include Baron Duphol (La Traviata) Marcello (La bohème), Blazes (The Lighthouse), Germano (La Scala di Seta), Angelotti (Tosca), Dumas (Andrea Chénier), Prince Yamadori (Madama Butterfly), Mandarin (Turandot), Flemish Deputy (Don Carlo), Johann (Werther), and Schlemil (Les Contes d’Hoffmann).

Other recent and upcoming engagements include Marcello for Northern Ireland Opera, Opernhaus Zürich and Opera North, Carlo Gérard (Andrea Chénier) for Chelsea Opera Group, Eugene Onegin for Ukraine National Opera, Lescaut (Manon) and Ping (Turandot) for Opernhaus Zürich, Il Conte di Luna (Il trovatore) for Opéra de Baugé, and Count Rodolfo in Foroni’s Margherita for Wexford Festival Opera.

His awards include prizes in the Queen Sonja International Singing Competition, Montserrat Caballé International Singing Competition, Ottavio Ziino International Singing Competition, and Monastero Foundation Bel Canto Competition.