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Danylo Matviienko

baritone

Danylo Matviienko
© Wolfgang Runkel

Danylo Matviienko joined Oper Frankfurt's Opera Studio in the 2019/20 season. He appeared here in 2017, in the Soiree »Warsaw – Frankfurt – Transit« series as a member of Teatr Wielki's Opernakademie. This season he appeared in Křenek's Schwergewicht / Heavyweight, Fauré's Pénélope, Don Carlo, and new productions of Rossini's La gazzetta, Salome. The corona situation put paid to his taking part in a new production of Henze's Der Prinz von Homburg and singing his first Masettos in Don Giovanni. He was born in the Ukraine and he was a member of the opera studios at the National Music Academy in Kiew and Opéra National de Paris, where he appeared in Boesman's Reigen, the Kurt Weill Story and sang Dr. Falke in Die Fledermaus and the Hunter in Rusalka.  Roles at the National Music Academy and National Operetta Theatre in Kiev and Donbass Opera in Donezk included Graf Danilo (Die lustige Witwe / The Merry Widow), Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin, Figaro (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Rossini's Macrobio (Pietra del paragone), Germano (La scala di seta) and Donizetti's Gasparo (Rita et Germano). He graduated in Donezk where he also studied mathematics at university.