Andriy Maslakov, baritone

Andriy Maslakov opens the season 2012/13 with a recital at Philharmonie Kiev, singing Lieder by Brahms and Schumann. In November 2012 he makes his debut at Gewandhaus Leipzig in Janacek’s Glagolitic Mass with the MDR Symphony Orchestraand Tomas Netopil conducting. In January 2013 he sings for the first time the title role in Wagner’s The Flying Dutchmanat the National Theatre Ljubljana under the musical direction of Aleksandar Markovic. In November 2013 he appears again in this role at the Lyric Theatre of Cuba Havana. Mr Maslakov works regularly with soprano Karan Armstrong.

Since 2010/11 Andriy Maslakov is member of the Ukranian National Opera Kiev. His repertoire includes roles like Amonasro, Jago and Alfio. In 2011/12 he made his debut as Scarpia in Tosca.

His impressive voice convinced at several successful competitions and finally the jury of the International Borys Hmyria Singing Competition in Kiev in 2008, where he was awarded the First Prize and the Golden Medal. Maslakov also received the award of the Lions Club Augsburg and the sholarship of the Bayreuth Festival in 2004.

Since 2004 the fluently German speaking baritone sings in Berlin, Düsseldorf, Eisenach, Dessau, Augsburgas well as at the Herbstliche Musiktage Bad Urach 2005, the Landsberg festival 2007 and the Festival Schloss Schleissheim in 2008.

Andriy Maslakov was born in 1976 in Kiev. He graduated at the MusicAcademy of his hometown, was soloist of the boys choir of the Ukranian Radio and TV, and studied finally at the Hochschule für Musik in Augsburg, where he received his diploma in 2009.