Ukrainian baritone Vitaliy Bilyy has performed at some of the most prestigious opera houses in the world.
He has appeared with the Opéra National de Paris, Metropolitan Opera, Vienna State Opera, Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, Bavarian State Opera in Munich, Grand Théâtre de Genève, Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Hamburg State Opera and San Francisco Opera. In the 2017/18 season, his performances include Germont in La Traviata at the Opéra National de Paris and Opera Australia, Amonasro in Aida at the Teatro Municipal de Santiago in Chile, and the title role in Macbeth at the Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse.
In the 2016/17 season, he made his debut at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden as Count di Luna in Il Trovatore, returned to the Semperoper Dresden as Germont, and performed Alfio in Cavalleria Rusticana at the Opéra National de Paris, Don Carlo in Ernani and Enrico in Lucia di Lammermoor at the Théâtre du Capitole in Toulouse, and Escamillo in Carmen at the Bavarian State Opera and Hamburg State Opera. He also returned to the Teatro di San Carlo in Naples as Count di Luna.
In recent years, he has performed many roles at the Metropolitan Opera, including Count di Luna, Rodrigo in Don Carlo, Germont and Shaklovity in Mussorgsky’s Khovanshchina. Vitaliy Bilyy is a graduate of Odessa Conservatory and has won many international competitions, such as the Elena Obraztsova Competition in St. Petersburg, Francisco Vinas International Singing Contest in Barcelona, and Montserrat Caballé International Singing Competition in Andorra. He was a 2004 winner of Operalia, held in Los Angeles. (Bilyy.org)