Born in Novy Svit, in the Ukraine, Danylo Matviienko studied at the Academy of Music in Donetsk and at the National Academy of Music of the Ukraine where he obtained a master’s degree. He also has a master’s in Mathematics from the National University of Donetsk. A member of the Academia Operowa of the Polish National Theatre in Warsaw, he studied with Eytan Pessen and regularly took part in master classes with Matthias Rexroth, Izabella Kłosińska and Neil Shicoff. He was awarded second prize at the Antonina Campi international singing competition in Lublin as well as the Special Prize at the fourth Boris Shtokolov international singing competition in Saint Petersburg. His operatic roles include Danilo in The Merry Widow at the National Operetta Theatre in Kiev, Germont in La Traviata, the title role in Eugene Onegin, Figaro in The Barber of Seville, Macrobio in Rossini’s La Pietra del Paragone, Gasparo in Rita by Donizetti and Germano in La Scala di Seta by Rossini at the Kiev Opera Studio. As a concert soloist, he has performed Bach’s Magnificat and Cantatas BWV 10 and 47 with Donbass Opera, Handel’s Messiah and The Creation by Haydn with the Kiev Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, the Duruflé Requiem and Sviridov’s Songs of Troubled Times. He will be in residence at the Paris Opera Academy from September 2017.