Georgy Vasiliev graduated from the Popov Academy of Choral Art and in 2002 completed his post-graduate studies at the Academy (Prof. Vdovin’s class).
The singer joined the Novaya Opera in 2009, where he made his debut in the role of Ismaelein Verdi’s Nabucco.
Since 2015 he has been a soloist of the Deutsche Oper am Rhein (Düsseldorf). He has been a guest soloist in productions of Russian and foreign theatres such as the Bolshoi Theatre of Russian, the Ekaterinburg State Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre, Staatsoper (Berlin, Germany),the Sydney Opera House (Australia),Grand Théâtre de Genève (Switzerland),Opéra de Lille (France),Palm Beach Opera (USA) to name a few.
Georgy Vasiliev has sung at the festival Chereshnevy Les, Vladimir Spivakov invites, at the international musical festivals in Colmar, Annecy (France) and in Vladimir Spivakov’s other projects (together with the National Philharmonic of Russia and the State Chamber Orchestra Moscow Virtuosi),and also at festivals and concerts of the Russian National Orchestra (led by Mikhail Pletnev).
In 2016, he participated in the concert Classics in Palace Square in St. Petersburg together with Anna Netrebko, Ildar Abdrazakov, Olga Peretyatko and others.
His repertoire comprises leading tenor parts such as Romeo (Roméo et Juliette),Faust (Faust, both by Gounod),Alfredo (La Traviata),Duke of Mantua (Rigoletto, both by Verdi),Nemorino (L’elisir d’amore),Edgardo (Lucia di Lammermur, both by Donizetti),Pinkerton (Madama Butterfly),Rodolfo (La bohème, both by Puccini) Lensky (Eugene Onegin),Count Vaudémont (Iolanta, both by Tchaikovsky) and some others, as well as the tenor parts in cantatas and oratorios, such as Rachmaninoff’s The Bells, Verdi’s Requiem, Bruckner’s Te Deum, Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, Janáček’s Věčné evangelium, etc.
Roles performed at the Novaya Opera:
Lensky in Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin
Grigory-pretender in Mussorgsky's Boris Godunov
Alfredo in Verdi's La Traviata
Mozart in O Mozart! Mozart… (Requiem)
Vladimir Igorevich in Borodin's Prince Igor
Duke of Mantua in Verdi's Rigoletto
Finn in Glinka's Ruslan and Lyudmila
Flamand in Strauss's Capriccio
Ismaele in Verdi's Nabucco
Roméo in Gounod's Romeo et Juliette
Rodolfo in Puccini's La bohème
Faust in Gounod's Faust
Edgardo di Ravenswood in Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor
Pinkerton in Puccini's Madama Butterfly
Pushkin in Boyarsky's Pushkin
Mikhail Tucha in Rimsky-Korsakov's The Maid of Pskov (in concert)
Oronte in Verdi's I Lombardi alla prima crociata (in concert)
St. Matthew in Respighi's Christus
Parts in the productions:
Maria Callas (musical offering)
Novaya Opera Tenors (gala concert)
Waltzes, Tangos & Foxtrots (gala concert)
Bravissimo! (opera mix)
Rossini (musical divertissement)
Opera&Jazz (New Year's Eve Show)