Russian baritone Vasily Ladyuk chose music as his life time vocation finishing cum laude the famous Sveshnikov Choral School for gifted boys in Moscow.
He then graduated at the Moscow Academy of Choral Arts as conductor and singer, and improved his vocal techniques and operatic skills attending master-classes by renowned specialists from La Scala, the Metropolitan Opera and the Houston Grand Opera.
He started his career at the Novaya Opera Theatre in Moscow in 2004 and his repertoire includes over 20 operatic roles from bel canto to verismo. In 2007 he joined the Bolshoi Theatre company as a permanent guest soloist.
V.Ladyuk is the winner of threeworld’s major vocal contest: the Francisco Viñas Competition, ,PlacidoDomingo’s “Operalia” and the Shizuoka Interantional Opera Competition.
The artist tours extensively both at home and abroad being a welcome performer on the world’s most prestigious stages including the Mariinsky Opera in St Petersburg, the Metropolitan Opera in New York, Teatro alla Scala in Milan, the Royal Opera House in London, Opéra National de Paris, Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie in Brussels, Houston Grand Opera, La Fenice in Venice etc. singing under the baton of Yves Abel, James Conlon, Placido Domingo, Vladimir Fedoseyev, Valery Gergiev, Fabio Luisi, Kent Nagano, Gianandrea Noseda, Mikhail Pletnev, ,Carlo Rizzi, Thomas Sanderling, Vladimir Spivakov, Alexander Vedernikov and Dmitry Yurovsky.
V.Ladyuk’s appearances at La Scala and Covent Garden performing Eugene Onegin were critically acclaimed, and entailed an invitation to Buckingham Palace for a Tchaikovsky Gala held under the patronage of King Charles III.
Among his recent and future engagements: Ariadne auf Naxos (Harlekin) at the MET, Eugene Onegin (Onegin) in Moscow and Oslo, La Bohème (Marcello)in Oslo, Les pecheurs des perles (Zurga)in Las Palmas, La Traviata (Germont) in Moscow, Eugene Onegin (Onegin)in Lussemburgo, Turin and in a Gala at Santa Cecilia under the baton of Antonio Pappano, Faust in Turin, also released on DVD, Belcore in L’elisir d’amore and Trovatore at Novaya Opera, Eugene Onegin and Iolanta at Bolshoi Theatre, Ezio in Attila at Liceu in Barcelona, Pantaloon in The Love for Three Oranges in Naples, Giorgio Germont at Bayerische Staatsoper, Trovatore in Bologna, again Onegin in Tokyo at NNTT.