Tenor Vladimir Dmitruk joined LA Opera in the 2013/14 season as a member of the Domingo-Colburn-Stein Young Artist Program. He made his Company debut as the First Armored Man in The Magic Flute, with subsequent appearances as Maintop in Billy Budd and Arturo in Lucia di Lammermoor. At Operalia 2013, he was the winner of the CulturArte Prize. A native of Minsk, Belarus, he won first place in the prestigious Irina Bogacheva International Voice Competition in St. Petersburg in 2011. His repertoire includes the Duke of Mantua in Rigoletto, Des Grieux in Manon Lescaut, Lensky in Eugene Onegin and Alfredo in La Traviata. He has also appeared with Norway's Bergen National Opera, and will join the company of Vienna's Theater an der Wien in the 2014/15 season.