Vladimir Ivanovich Shcherbakov studied at the Saratov
conservatory with F. E. Gartsman. He graduated in 1968.
The same year, Shcherbakov was a soloist at the
Saratov Opera an Ballet Theatre.
In 1975, Shcherbakov moved to the Kirov in Leningrad and
stayed there until 1977.
During 1977-1991, Shcherbakov sang at the Bolshoi.
His repertory included among others: Sobinin, Grigori,
German, Vodemon, Sadko, Duca, Manrico, Radames,José,
Canio, Cavaradossi, etc...
Since 1987, Shcherbakov teaches singing at the Russian
Academy of Music.
Shcherbakov recorded a complete Ivan Susanin with
Yevgeny Nesterenko, Bela Rudenko, Sinyavskaya Tamara,
Konstantin Baskov, Sergey Arkhipov, and Vladislav Pashinsky.
Unfiortunately the aria Bratsi v metel was cut.