Dmytro Popov

Ukrainian tenor Dmytro Popov began his career as a soloist with Kiev National Theatre where he made his professional debut as Lensky Eugene Onegin. He came to international attention in 2013 when he performed the role of Rodolfo La bohème at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden.

From here, Dmytro’s global career took off and he has since performed multiple roles across the world at significant opera houses including Royal Opera House, Metropolitan Opera and Bayerische Staatsoper, Wiener Staatsoper, Hamburgische Staatsoper and Mariinsky Theatre, Teatro Regio di Torino, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Teatro Real Madrid, Opéra de Paris, Opéra National de Lyon, Théâtre du Capitôle de Toulouse, Opéra de Monte-Carlo, Dresden Semperoper, Oper Köln and others. Performed at the Wigmore Hall with pianist Iain Burnside in a recital of Russian Song.

As well as being an experienced character performer, Popov is established on the concert platform having performed with the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia in Rome, with the Berlin Philharmonic, the Gürzenich Orchestra Cologne, Orchestre de Paris, Boston Symphony Orchestra, and London Philharmonic Orchestra. He elso appeared at the BBC Proms, Tanglewood Music Festival, at the Festival Radio France, Verbier Festival.

In 2016 debuted at the Bolshoi Theatre as Vaudémont (Iolanta). 


Honoured Artist of Ukraine


Winner of the Placido Domingo Operalia Competition

2007, Paris
Repertoire at the Bolshoi Theatre

Vaudémont (Iolanta)

Don José (Carmen)

Richard (Un ballo in maschera)

Andrei (Tchaikovsky’s Mazeppa)


Don José (Carmen) — Teatro Regio Torino, Hamburgische Staatsoper, Wiener Staatsoper, Zürich Opera, Opera Australia, Oper Köln

Rodolfo (La bohème) — Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Metropolitan Opera, Bayerische Staatsoper, Dresden Semperoper, Teatro Nacional de São Carlos in Lisbon

Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly) — Opéra de Paris, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Bayerische Staatsoper, Latvian National Opera

Cavaradossi (Tosca) — Deutsche Oper Berlin, Staatsoper Stuttgart, Oper Köln, Dresden Semperoper

Prince (Rusalka) — Wiener Staatsoper, Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich Opera Festival, Oper Köln, Opéra National de Lyon

Riccardo (Un ballo in maschera) — Théâtre du Capitôle de Toulouse, Deutsche Oper Berlin

Alfredo (La Traviata) — Wiener Staatsoper, Zürich Opera, Praha National Opera Theatre, Dresden Semperoper, Teatro Regio Torino

Rodolfo (Luisa Miller) — Deutsche Oper Berlin, Grand Théâtre de Genève, Metropolitan Opera

Duke (Rigoletto) — Latvian National Opera, Den Norske Opera in Oslo

Macduff (Macbeth)  — Opéra National de Lyon

Vaudémont (Iolanta) — Teatro Real Madrid, Praha National Opera Theatre, Opéra de Paris, Oper Köln, Festspielhaus Baden Baden

Pretender (Boris Godunov) — Bayerische Staatsoper

Andrei (Mazeppa) — Opéra de Monte-Carlo

Ruggero (Puccini’s La rondine) — Théâtre du Capitôle de Toulouse, фестиваль Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

Edgardo (Lucia di Lammermoor) — Stuttgart Opera, Latvian National Opera

Nicias (Thais) — Teatro Regio di Torino

Chevalier de la Force (Dialogues des carmélites) — Stuttgart Opera

Sobinin (A Life for the Tsar, in concert) — Festival Radio France

Concert Repertoire:

Verdi’s Requiem, Rachmaninov’s The Bells  

Dmytro continues to work with great conductors such as Antonio Pappano, Sir Mark Elder, Andris Nelsons, Andrés Orozco-Estrada, Giampaolo Bisanti, Valery Gergiev, Carlo Rizzi, Thomas Søndergård, Kirill Petrenko, Vladimir Jurowski, and Teodor Currentzis, and with many notable directors including Dmitri Tcherniakov, Paul Curran, Peter Sellars, Calixto Beito, Robert Wilson, and many more.

Rachmaninov’s The Bells

Berliner Philharmoniker, conducted by Sir Simon Rattle, EMI

Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta

Gürzenich Orchestra Cologne, OEHMS Classics

'Hymns of Love'

Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin, Orchid Classics

General partner of the Bolshoi Theatre — insurance company «Ingosstrakh»
Privileged sponsor of the Bolshoi Theatre — Tinkoff Bank
Privileged partner of the Bolshoi Theatre — GUM