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Born in Novy Svit, Ukraine, in 1990, baritone Danylo Matviienko completed his Bachelor studies at the Donetsk state music academy under prof. Piotr Onchul and MA studies at the National music academy of Ukraine under prof. Alexander Diachenko. He was also a member of the Akademia Operowa of the Polish National Theater in Warsaw and L’Académie of the Opéra National de Paris. He is currently at the Opera studio of the Oper Frankfurt.
In Paris, he appeared in Boesman's Reigen, the Kurt Weill Story, as Dr Falke in Die Fledermaus and the Hunter in Rusalka. Roles at the National Music Academy of Ukraine, National Operetta Theatre in Kyiv and Kyiv Opera include Graf Danilo (Die lustige Witwe / The Merry Widow), Onegin (Eugene Onegin), Rossini's Figaro (Il barbiere di Siviglia), Macrobio (Pietra del paragone), Germano (La scala di seta) as well as Donizetti's Gasparo (Rita).
Last season in Frankfurt he appeared in Křenek's Schwergewicht / Heavyweight, Fauré's Pénélope, Don Carlo, and new productions of Rossini's La gazzetta and Salome by Richard Strauss.
He has sung numerous recitals in Ukraine and Poland. Concert appearances include Bach’s Magnificat, 10th and 147th cantatas at the Donbas Opera, Handel’s Messiah with the Kyiv symphony orchestra and choir, Duruflé Requiem with the Kyiv chamber choir "Sofia", Sviridov's Piesni bezvremenia with the choir of the National music academy of Ukraine.
Danylo Matviienko is a winner of the second prize in the Antonina Campi international voice competition in Lublin and the Ada Sari competition in Nowy Sacz. He is also a Laureate of the Queen Elisabeth Competition in Brussels. He also has a master degree in mathematics from the Donetsk National University. As of the 2021-2022 season, Danylo will be joining the ensemble of the Opera Frankfurt.
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