Vladimir Bogachov

Picture of Vladimir Bogachov with Julia Gertzeva
Vladimir Bogachov with Julia Gertzeva

Vladimir Bogachev was born in Moscow. In 1986, he finished the Moscow state conservatory (in tbe class of the national actor of the USSR Zurab Sotkilava). In 1985, he was accepted at the Bolshoi. During 1986 - 1989, he sang there. During 1989-1994, he appeared at the Bolshoi as a guest. Vladimir Bogachev was the winner of the International competition "Belcanto" in Brussels (Grand prix in 1983). In his first year at the Bolshoi, he sang 12 main parts (a unique case in the history of the Bolshoi) in Russian and West-European operas. In 1986, with Elena Obraztsova he sang Werther. From 1989, he began his active international. He has a repertory of about 30 main part, among them: José Turiddu, Alfredo,Vodemon, Cavaradossi, Riccardo ("Ballo"), Almaviva, Vladimir Igorevich ("Prince Igor"), Duke, Canio, Herman, Otello, etc. Within 10 years Vladimir Bogachev's name appears on the posters of the largest opera houses of the world.

Vladimir Bogachov sings Boris Godunov: Dimitrij! Carevich! Dimitrij!, with Julia Gertzeva

Vladimir Bogachov sings May Night: Solnyshko nizko, vecher uzh blizko
I would like to thank Valdimir Efimenko for the recording (Boris), the notes and picture.
I would like to thank Thomas Silverboerg for the recording (May night).

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