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Danylo Matviienko

baritone

Danylo Matviienko
© Barbara Aumüller

Danylo Matviienko left the Opera Studio to join the Ensemble at Oper Frankfurt this season, during which he can be heard as 2nd Nazarene / Cappadozier in Barrie Kosky's stunning production of Salome, his first Guglielmos in Loy's prize-winning production of Così fan tutte,  the One-Eyed Brother in our unforgettable production of Die Frau ohne Schatten and Demetrius and Antinoos in new productions of Britten's A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Dallapiccola's Ulisse. He appeared here in 2017, in the Soiree »Warsaw – Frankfurt – Transit« series as a member of Teatr Wielki's Opernakademie. Last season he appeared in Křenek's Schwergewicht / Heavyweight, Fauré's Pénélope, Don Carlo, and new productions of Rossini's La gazzetta and Salome. He was born in the Ukraine and was a member of the opera studios at the National Music Academy in Kiew and Opéra National de Paris, where he appeared as Junius in The Rape of Lucretia, 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 studied in Donezk where he also graduated from university in mathematics.