Born in the city of Molodechno, Minsk Region (Belarus). After graduating from the Saint-Petersburg State Rimsky Korsakov Conservatoire he was a soloist with the Mariinsky Theatre Academy of Young Singers, 2000-04. Then he studied in Milan under Professor Raimundo Metre.
Since 2004 he has been a soloist at the Mariinsky Theatre, where he continues to give critically acclaimed performances, including the title roles of Eugene Onegin, Simone Boccanegra, Macbeth, Rigoletto and Gianni Schicchi.
Vladislav Sulimsky appeares on leading European opera stages including the Wiener Staatsoper, Bayerische Staatsoper, Stockholm Royal Opera, Theater an der Wien, opera theatres in Basel, Stuttgart, Malmö, Turin, Oviedo, Riga, Dallas. He is also a frequent guest at prestigious festivals such as the Salzburg, Glyndebourne, Savonnlina, Sankt Margarethen and Ravenna, as well as Baden-Baden Festival and Edinburgh International Festival.
In 2006 he made his Bolshoi Theatre debut as Eugene Onegin in Dmitry Tchernyakov production.
St Petersburg’s Higher Theatre Award ’Golden Sofit’ (for the performance of Simon Boccanegra at Mariinsky Theatre)
’Onegin’ National Opera Award (for the performance of Guido di Montforte at Mariinsky Theatre)
’Casta Diva’ Russian Opera Award as “Best male singer of the year”
’Casta Diva’ Russian Opera Award for “Best Ensemble“ (Mazeppa concert performance with Berliner Philharmoniker and maestro Kirill Petrenko)