Bio: Dmitry Ivanchey is one of the most promising and sought-after lyric tenors of the young generation. From the season 2016/2017 Dmitry is a leading tenor of the Aalto-Theater Essen and sang there such roles as Almaviva ("Il Barbiere di Siviglia"), Belmonte ("Die Entführung aus dem Serail"), Tamino ("Die Zauberflöte"), Herzog Guido ("Eine Nacht in Venedig"), Nemorino ("L`elisir d`amore"), Titus ("La clemenza di Tito"), Don Ottavio ("Don Giovanni"), Ferrando ("Cosi fan tutte"), Adam ("Cain overo il primo omicidio") etc. He also could be heard on such stages as The Royal Swedish Opera in Stockholm and Graz Opera as Don Ottavio ("Don Giovanni"), Theatre de La Monnaie in Brussels, Opera de Lyon as Italian Singer ("Capriccio"), Théâtre du Capitole de Toulouse - Pedrillo ("Entführung aus dem Serail"), Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow - Bomeliy in ("The Tsar's bride"), Moscow Helikon-Opera - Almaviva and gave concerts in Zürich, Toulouse, Tunis, Essen (Philharmonic) and Russia. Dmitry's engagements in 2019/2020 season include the following parts: Tamino ("Die Zauberflöte"), Don Ottavio ("Don Giovanni"), Ferrando ("Cosi fan tutte") and Adam in oratorio "Cain overo il primo omicidio", where Dmitry plays violin solo as well. Dmitry's concert repertoire includes among others tenor parts in Bach's "Magnificat", Mozart's "Requiem", J Haydn's "Schöpfung" and a project "Voce & Violino", when Dmitry appears as a singer and as a violinist at the same concert.
His career as a professional singer Dmitry began already during his student times, when he took part in the major music projects, singing parts of Mengone ("Lo speziale") and Count Pierre Bezukhov (world premiere of "War and peace" original version) and Marco ("Monna Vanna" conducted by Ashkenazy).
Since 2011 Dmitry Ivanchey has been working as a soloist in the Moscow Helikon Opera, and since 2012 – as a guest soloist in the Russian Bolshoy Theatre.
During this period Dmitry managed to work with the great director Dmitry Bertman and such conductors as Vladimir Ponkin, Konstantin Tchudovsky, Alexander Soloviev, Valery Kiryanov. His noteworthy parts in these theatres were Count Almaviva in the Barber of Sevilla by G. Rossini, Lensky in Eugene Onegin by P. Tchaikovsky, Chevalier de la Force in Dialogues des Carmélites by F. Poulenc and Bomely in The Tzar’s Bride by N. Rimsky-Korsakov.
Dmitry IvancheyIn 2012 he was enrolled to the Opera House Zurich (Switzerland), where he worked with such conductors as: Nello Santi, Fabio Luisi, Marco Armiliato, Marc Albrecht, Andriy Yurkevych, Enrique Mazzola, Alain Altinoglu, Cornelius Meister, Axel Kober, Eivind Jensen, Alexander Joel etc.; and such directors as Robert Wilson, Grischa Asagaroff, Calixto Bieito, Andreas Homoki, Barrie Kosky, Tatjana Gürbaca, Herbert Fritsch etc.
Along with being in the Zurich opera ensemble, Dmitry could be heard on many other stages in the world. In May 2013 Dmitry took part in the opera "Capriccio" by R. Strauss (part of the Italian singer) in Lyon, France.
A few months later – in Accademia Rossiniana in Pesaro (Italy), where he sharpened his skills with the Rossiniana’s guru Alberto Zedda; after graduating that academy he performed the part of Cavaler Belfiore in "Viaggio a Reims" conducted by Daniel Smith during the Rossini Opera Festival.
In 2015 Dmitry appeared with recitals in such venues as the Theatre du Capitole de Toulouse (France), various concert venues of Zurich, and in Tunisia, during international festival "Carthage Musical October".
In 2016 in Madrid (Spain) Dmitry sang the part of Steuerman in "Der Fliegende Hollander" by R. Wagner, by side of Bryn Terfel. The play was accompanied by the Royal Orchestra of Spain conducted by David Afkham.
The season 2016/2017 Dmitry finishes with debut at the Festival Radio France in Montpellier.
For merits in the field of musical art and fruitful creative activity, Dmitry was awarded the title of Honored Artist of the Republic of Ingushetia and Honored Artist of the All-Russian Music Society.
Dmitry IvancheyDmitry Ivanchey was born in Rostov-on-Don (Russia), in the family of professional musicians. A family legend has it that Dmitry’s roots trace back to Ivan Bereznegovsky, a bass singer and musician who lived in the XIX century and who was the apprentice of the opera singer Umberto Masetti. He was quite popular among the audience and appeared in many Russian and European opera venues.
Dmitry's great grandfather Pyotr Sidorov was a clarinetist, Honored Worker of Culture; he founded the Kaluga Musical College and for many years ran it as a Director. Dmitry’s grandmother Margarita Tchernykh, a pianist, Honored Russian Artist and Doctor of Art History, Professor, she is a Jury member and a founder of many musical competitions and festivals. His grandfather Alexander Rukin is a violinist, Honored Russian Artist, Professor. His father Mikhail Ivanchey is an accordionist, and his mother Natalia Ivanchey is a pianist, winner of international competitions and diploma winner of the All-Russian competition, Honored Artist of the Republic of Ingushetia, Doctor of Art History and Associate Professor.
Dmitry IvancheySince his early infancy Dmitry was very active and demonstrated outstanding talents in music. When he was 7 he started his education in Kaluga music school and continued in Rostov-on-Don College of Arts. Being a hardworking student, he successfully studied in two departments - violin and vocal (the vocal class of Oleg Serzhantov).
For the results of his studies in 2003 Dmitry was granted the Russian Presidential Scholarship “Support of the Talented Youth”.
After finishing with honors the Rostov College of Arts, Dmitry entered the Gnessin Russian Academy of Music in Moscow to specialize in violin under the guidance of Grigory Krasko. 3 years later Dmitry passed a serious competition (50 people per one place) and entered the Vocal Studies department of the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory (class of Boris Kudryavtzev).
Dmitry IvancheyIt is hard to imagine but along with his studies at two most prestigious Russian music universities, he also started to work in his specialty - at first, he joined the Moscow Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Yuri Simonov, then he joined the orchestra of The Igor Moiseyev Folk Dance Ensemble.
After graduating from the Gnessin Russian Academy of Music, Dmitry entered the postgraduate studies at the Rostov State Rakhmaninov Conservatory with specialization in Chamber ensemble, which he successfully finished in 2011. Finally, in 2012 he graduated with honors from the Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory.
The obvious talent and remarkable skills of Dmitry Ivanchey were almost at once recognized by the leading figures in arts. A student just out of the university was invited to work in prestigious Russian and foreign theatres; he kept taking part in festivals and winning in high-status international competitions.
Dmitry IvancheyAs early as during his studies, Dmitry worked with such conductors as: Vladimir Ashkenazy, Teodor Currentzis, Yuri Simonov, Igor Dronov, Yuri Kochnev, Rudolf Thiersch, Boris Voron, Anatoly Gus, Timothy Dean, Pavel Lando, Yuri Anisichkin; and such composers as Krzysztof Penderecki, Dimitar Hristov, Vitaly Khodosh. He took part in masterclasses by William Mateuzzi, Mario Melani (Italy), Elizabeth Bice (Austria), Rudolf Piernay (Germany). He made records at the broadcasting stations, was in TV programs (All-Russian State TV channel “Kultura”), made CD-records.
Love for vocal art gained the upper hand over the violin. However this season a unique project was born. It was called "Voce and Violino" and it was performed on 2 continents.