Kowaljow’s rich, sonorous bass projected majesty, and his grief at Liù’s death was moving

The bass Vitalij Kowaljow, rich-voiced and gravelly, led the drama



Timur in Turandot at the Bayerische Staatsoper, Il Grande Iquisitore in Don Carlo at Wiener Staatsoper, Prince Ivan Khovansky in Khovanshchina at Osterfestspiele Salzburg. Vitalij then revisits the Metropolitan Opera and the Royal Opera House Covent Garden as Timur in Turandot.


Banquo in Macbeth at the Opernhaus Zürich, Alvise Badoero in La Gioconda at the Zaccaria in Nabucco at Arena di Verona and at the Greek National Opera. Don Ruy Gomez De Silva in Ernani at the Maggio Musicale Fiorentino, The Dutchman in Der fliegende Holländer at the Staatsoper Hamburg. Timur in Turandot at the Teatro alla Scala.


Il Conte di Walter Luisa Miller at the Teatro alla Scala, Ramfis Aida at the Royal Opera Covent Garden, Gran Teatre del Liceu, Arena di Verona, at the Metropolitan opera, Teatro alla Scala, Semperoper Dresden, title role in Mefistofele at the Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía, Valencia, Oroveso Norma at the Metropolitan Opera, Prince Gremin Yevgeny Onegin at the Grand Théâtre de Genève, Opernhaus Zürich, Theatro Municipal de São Paulo, Tanglewood, Lenox, United States. Wotan Das Reingold at the Semperoper Dresden, LA Opera. Wotan Die Walküre at the Semperoper Dresden,Teatro alla Scala, LA Opera, Osterfestspiele Salzburg (2017). Don Ruy Gomez de Silva Ernani at the Sydney Opera House, Jacopo Fiesco Simon Boccanegra at the Opéra de Monte-Carlo, Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Bayerische Staatsoper, LA Opera. René Iolanta at the Cité de la Musique-Philharmonie, Omroep Muziek, Amsterdam, Opéra de Monte-Carlo. Banco Macbeth at the Ópera de Oviedo, De Nationale Opera, Amsterdam, Gran Teatre del Liceu. Zaccaria Nabucco at the Gran Teatre del Liceu, Arena di Verona, Teatro dell'Opera di Roma, Deutsche Oper Berlin, Teatro alla Scala, Royal Opera Covent Garden. Filippo II Don Carlo at the Semperoper Dresden. Frère Laurent Roméo et Juliette at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden.

Kowaljow is in fine form and plays his sinister role beautifully



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