Ukranian tenor Dmytro Popov began his career as a soloist with the Kiev National Theatre. He came to international attention in 2013 when he performed the role of Rodolfo La bohème at The Royal Opera House. He became the youngest ever opera artist to be granted the title of ‘Honoured Artist of Ukraine’ (2003) which recognises outstanding contribution to performing arts. In 2007, he won the prestigious Placido Domingo Operalia Competition.
This coming season, Dmytro returns to the Opéra de Paris for Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, Deutsche Oper Berlin for Un Ballo in Maschera, Metropolitan Opera for La traviata, Hamburg Staatsoper for Verdi Requiem and La traviata, and Oper Köln, Dutch National Opera, and Opernhaus Zurich for Carmen.
Dmytro has performed multiple roles across the world at significant opera houses with highlights including; Rodolfo La bohème at the Metropolitan Opera, Don José Carmen at Teatro Regio di Torino, Pinkerton Madama Butterfly, Cavaradossi Tosca and Rodolfo Luisa Miller with Deutsche Oper Berlin, Vodemont Iolanta with Teatro Real Madrid, Macduff Macbeth with Opéra National de Lyon, Andrej Mazeppa with Opéra de Monte-Carlo and Un Ballo in maschera at Theatre du Capitole de Toulouse and at the Bolshoi. Other operatic roles include Tosca at Oper Stuttgart and Dresden Semperoper, La traviata at Wiener Staatsoper and La bohème at Bayerische Staatsoper.
Recent concert appearances have included Dvorak’s Stabat Mater with the Boston Symphony Orchestra under Andris Nelsons, Verdi Requiem at the BBC Proms with the London Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Andrés Orozco-Estrada, and with Vladimir Jurowski at the Royal Festival Hall.
Dmytro has recently released his highly acclaimed debut solo record ‘Hymns of Love’ with Orchid Classics, recorded with the Deutsches Symphonie-Orchester Berlin.