Ukrainian Baritone Yuriy Yurchuk To Present Rimsky-Korsakov’s Romances at Royal Opera House

By Dejan Vukosavljevic
(Credit: Yuriy Yurchuk official website)

Ukrainian Baritone Yuriy Yurchuk will bring his acclaimed album of Rimsky-Korsakov’s romances to the Royal Opera House’s Crush Room on Dec. 20, 2021.

The album, which was produced by Stone Records, was created alongside soprano Anush Hovhannisyan and pianist Sergei Rybin. Yurchuk will repeat the recital on Feb. 14, 2022, at the Stadthalle Kasten in Germany. The performances will also include Hovhannisyan and Rubin.

Yurchuk is a well-known baritone who has appeared in different productions at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Opéra de Baugé, Opera North, Ukraine National Opera, NHK Tokyo, and Opernhaus Zürich, among others. He won international competitions in the US, Norway, Spain and Italy.

The baritone is currently in the middle of a run of Puccini’s “Tosca” at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, performing the role of Roman Consul Cesare Angelotti.