Maria Biesu
Vladimir Dragoș

baritone, People's Artist


CURRENT REPERTOIRE

Rigoletto

Titles and merits:

Laureate of the State Prize of Moldova.

Diploma winner of the Glinka Competition, 1973.

Medal "For Labor Valor", 1986.

People's Artist of the USSR, 1988

Laureate of the Order "Gloria Muncii"

Biographical information:

Education:

Graduated from the Institute of Arts; Chisinau, Moldova.

Professional activity:

1975 – present: vocalist (baritone) of National Opera and Ballet Theater "Maria Biesu" Chisinau, Moldova;

Vladimir Dragosh is a professor of university and has a whole galaxy of students.

A television film "Vladimir Dragosh Sings" was made about the performing art of Vladimir Dragosh.

Repertoire:

Rigoletto ("Rigoletto" by Giuseppe Verdi)

Renato ("Un ballo in maschera" by Giuseppe Verdi)

Nabucco ("Nabucco" by Giuseppe Verdi)

Macbeth ("Macbeth" by Giuseppe Verdi)

Iago ("Otello" by Giuseppe Verdi)

Figaro ("The Barber of Seville" by Gioachino Rossini)

Germont ("Traviata" by Giuseppe Verdi)

Amonasro ("Aida" by Giuseppe Verdi)

Escamillo ("Carmen" by Georges Bizet)

Tonio ("Pagliacci" by Ruggero Leoncavallo)

Scarpia ("Tosca" by Giacomo Puccini)

Sharpless ("Madame Butterfly" by Giacomo Puccini)

Marcello ("La bohème" by Giacomo Puccini)

Alfio ("Cavalleria rusticana" by Pietro Mascagni)

Gryaznoy ("The Tsar's Bride" by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov)

Robert ("Iolanta" by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky).

Awards:

Diploma winner of the Glinka Vocal Competition (1973)

Tours and collaborations:

Tour: Italy, Holland, England, Germany, Belgium, Russia, Ukraine, Romania, Bulgaria.

Collaboration: with such famous performers as: Irina Arkhipova, Elena Obraztsova, Maria Bieshu, Anna Netrebko, etc.

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