Roman Muravitsky

Tenor

Born in the town of Kiselyovsk, Kemerovo province. In 1989, he enrolled at the music faculty of Irkutsk Pedagogical Institute (bayan class) where, under the influence of his teacher, N. Vasileva, he began to study singing seriously. From 1989-92, he was a member of the chorus at the Irkutsk Music Theatre.
In 1997, he completed his studies at the Moscow Conservatory (Evgeny Kibkalo’s class) and in the same year he was a diploma-winner at the 2nd Sergei Rachmaninov Competition. In 1996, he joined Moscow’s Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Theatre where he sang the following roles:

Title Role (Guiseppe Verdi’s Ernani)
Rodolfo (La Boheme)
Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly)
Nemorino (L’Elisir d’amore)
Jose (Carmen)
Nikeas (Jules Massenet’s Thais)
Eisenstein (Die Fledermaus)
Lensky (Eugene Onegin)
Vaudemont (Iolanta)
Gvidon (Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov’s Tale of Tsar Saltan)
Bayan (Mikhail Glinka’s Ruslan and Lyudmila)
Antonio (Sergei Prokofiev’s Betrothal in a Monastery)

In 2002, the Bolshoi Theatre invited Roman Muravitsky as guest artist to sing Golitsyn in the premiere performances of Khovanshchina (director Yuri Alexandrov) and Calaf at the premiere of Turandot (director Francesca Zambello).
In 2003, Roman Muravitsky joined the Bolshoi Opera Company.

Repertoire

Golitsyn (Khovanshchina)
Calaf (Turandot)
Agrippa of Nettesheim (The Fiery Angel)
Eric (Der Fliegende Hollaender)
Sergei (Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk)
Mozart (Leonid Desyatnikov’s The Children of Rosenthal)
Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly)
Andrei Khovansky (Khovanshchina)
The Pretender (Boris Godunov)
Herman (The Queen of Spades)
Vaudemont (Iolanta)
Mario Cavaradossi (Tosca)
Pierre Bezukhov (Sergei Profiev’s War and Peace)
Rodolfo (La Boheme)
Prince Vsevolod Yurievich (Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Legend of the Invisible City of Kitezh and of the Maiden Fevronia)
Don Jose(Carmen)
Drum-major (Berg’s Wozzeck)
Ismaele (Nabucco)
Gabriel von Eisenstein (Die Fledermaus)

Tours

From 1999-2001, he was a regular participant in the concert program of the Mosel Festival (Trier, Saarbruken); he sang the part of Lensky at the Week of Russian Culture Festival at Cannes; the part of Almerik (Iolanta, conductor Vladimir Fedoseyev) at the KlangBogen Festival in Vienna.
In 2003, he appeared as Jose (Carmen) at the Samara Spring Festival.
In 2004, he sang Radames at the premiere performances of Aida at Estonia National Opera (conductor Arvo Volmer, an Estonia National Opera and Malmo Theatre of Opera and Music co-production).
In 2005, he took part in a concert performance at the Big Hall of the Moscow Conservatory of Osip Kozlovsky’s opera Fingal (conductor Alexander Rudin); he sang the part of Eric at a Latvian National Opera production of Die Fliegende Hollaender; the title role of Camille Saint-Saens’s opera Samson et Dalila (conductor Arvo Volmer) at concert performances at Estonia National Opera; in a new production of Boris Godunov at the Opera Bastille, he sang the role of The Pretender (conductor Alexander Vedernikov, director Francesca Zambello); he also sang Samson and Radames at the Savonlinna Festival.
In 2006, he sang the role of Jose (Carmen) at the Savonlinna Festival and the role of Herman at Estonia National Opera; he also appeared at the Pazaislis music festival (Lithuania).
In 2007, he took part in the Latvian National Opera Company tour to Italy (Teatro Massimo Bellini, Catania), performing the role of Sergei (The Lady Macbeth of Mtsensk).
In 2008, he sang Rodolfo (La Boheme) in Vilnius (Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra, conductor Gintaras Rinkevicius); took part in a performance of Mahler’s The Song of the Earth at the Saint-Petersburg Philharmonia.

He has an extensive concert program. The concert performances he has given in recent years include: appearances at the Tver Music Seasons Festival (2003), at the Russian National Orchestra’s Unknown Glinka concert project (Tchaikovsky Concert Hall, 2004); at the Baltic Seasons Festival, Kaliningrad (2005); at the Festival of Russian culture in Bulgaria (2008).

Discography

Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta — Almerik, conductor Vladimir Fedoseyev, Relief, 2003.

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Main Stage 1 Teatralnaya ploschad (1 Theatre Square), Moscow, Russia
New Stage 4/2 Teatralnaya ploschad (4/2 Theatre Square), Moscow, Russia