Dmitry Vargin (Baritone)|
Dmitry Vargin was born in 1978 in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, where his interest in
singing was first awakened as a student of Choral Direction in high school.
Since 2001 he has been the pupil of Prof. William Workman at the State
Academy of Music and Theatre in Hamburg, Germany. During this period he has also
benefitted from occasional master classes given by such important artists as
Kurt Moll and Franz Grundheber.
Mr. Vargin has appeared in numerous
productions within and without the Academy, in such roles as Junius (The
Rape of Lucretia by B.Britten), Peter (Haensel und Gretel by
E.Humperdink), Marcello (La Boheme by G.Puccini), and Pappacoda
(Eine Nacht in Venedig by J.Strauss).
In June of 2005, with the
role of Demetrius in Britten’s A Midsummernight’s Dream, he completed
the requirements for his Opera Diploma cum Laude.
During his last year
at the Academy he appeared as guest of the Deutsche Oper am Rhein in Dusseldorf
in the role of Silvio in Leoncavallo's I Pagliacci.This highly
successful debut led to his being engaged, beginning with the 2005/11 Season, as
a resident baritone soloist with the company. He was also appear at the Erfurt
Opera in a production of Mozart's Die Zauberfloete (Papageno); in
Wiesbaden as Valentin Faust; in Aachen as Marcello La Boheme
and at the Hamburg State Opera as Tusenbach in Tri Sestri by Peter
He has sung in repertoire performances in Deutsche Oper am Rhein
following parts: Marcello (La Boheme), Papageno (Die
Zauberfloete), Guglielmo (Cosi fan tutte), Demetrius (A
Midsummernight’s Dream), Onegin (Eugene Onegin).
he has sung in new productions have been with producers such as Philip
Himmelmann (Guilio Cesare, Achilla), Michael Simon (Faust,
Valentin), Christof Nel (Pelleas et Melisande, Pelleas) Andras Fricsay
Kali Son (L’elisir d’amore, Belcore).
In 2010 he made his
Bolshoi Theatre debut as Papageno (Die Zauberfloete).