Iurii Samoilov Baritone

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Biography

Iurii Samoilov has worked with many conductors, such as Richard Bonynge, Sir Antonio Pappano, Antonello Manacorda, Marc Soustrot, Marc Albrecht, Gustav Kuhn, Jonathan Cohen, Roberto Abbado, Sebastian Weigle, Riccardo Frizza, Pablo Heras-Casado, Theodor Guschlbauer, Pier Giorgio Morandi, Erki Pehk, Lorenzo Viotti, Alain Altinoglu, Tadaaki Otaka, Joana Mallwitz, and numerous stage director, including Sir Jonathan Miller, Claus Guth, Pierre Audi, Dmitri Tcherniakov, Harry Kupfer, Keith Warner, Laurent Pelly, Jens-Daniel Herzog, Peter Stein, David Alden, Sven-Eric Bechtolf, Christof Loy and Damiano Michieletto. 

He sang Papageno (The Magic Flute), Sir Riccardo Forth (Il Puritani), Danilo (The Merry Widow), Eugene Onegin (title role), Marcello (La Bohème), Mr Astley (The Gambler), Guglielmo (Così fan tutte), Don Giovanni (rôle-titre), le Comte Almaviva (Les Nozze di Figaro) and Enrico Ashton (Lucia di Lammermoor). 

Recent highlights include his US debut in the title part of Eugene Onegin at the Michigan Opera Theater in Detroit, his BBC Proms debut, his role debut as Belcore in L’Elisir d’amore in Macerata, the title role in Billy Budd at the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow, Omar in Rossini’s The Siege of Corinth at the Rossini Festival in Pesaro, Masetto in Don Giovanni at the Salzburg Festival and the Dutch National Opera, as well as his debut at the Teatro Real in Madrid in The Golden Cockerel

In the 2021/22 season, he performed in L’italiana in Londra, The Merry Widow and Così fan tutte in Frankfurt. He also made his Metropolitan Opera debut as Schaunard in La Bohème and returned in Salzburg. Future projects include his Gran Teatro del Liceu debut and new appearances at the Metropolitan Opera and the Festival Rossini in Pesaro.

Paris Opera debut

Immerse in the Paris Opera universe

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