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Tokyo Music Competition



Born in: Saint Petersburg, Russia
2nd place, Voice Section, The 14th Tokyo Music Competition 2016


Studied under Nina Kolosova, Victor Yushmanov, Jeanette Favaro-Reuter, Roberto di Candido and Igarashi Marie

Awards History

2015 1st Place and the Special Award, Concorso di Canto Lirico Tostiano Giapponese (a vocal music competition in Japan)
2016 2nd Place, Voice Section, the 14th Tokyo Music Competition
1st Place and the Best Song Award, the 52nd Concorso Musicale Vocale dell'Istituto Musicale Italo-Giapponese (Japan-Italy Vocal Music Competition, Japan)

Musical Careers

Studied at the Mariinsky Academy of Young Opera Singers
Graduated from the University of Music and Theatre Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Leipzig
During his university years, he performed in Mozart's "Don Giovanni" as Don Giovanni (Bad Hersfelder Festspiele, Germany); performed in the New Year Concert at the Gewandhaus, Leipzig as well
2013 Started to visit Japan since autumn and performed in various cities in operas, solo recitals, join recitals, and with orchestras as well as soloist for Brahms' Requiem
2015 Based in Japan since spring; released his debut album CD “Auf Flügeln des Gesanges” (Florestan) and an album with Italian songs “Parole d'amore” (Octavia Records) followed by “Arigato wo Kaze ni Nosete—Masterpieces of Japanese Songs” (Octavia Records)
Served as a registered artist of Public Hall Music Activation Programs organized by the Japan Foundation for Regional Art-Activities (Season 2016, 2017)
2018 Performed in a concertante version of Tchaikovsky's opera “Iolanta” as Ibn-Hakia with the Russian National Orchestra led by Mikhail Pletnev at the Spring Festival Tokyo in April and the Russian Festival in June as its opening performance

Further Activities

Previously performed in: "Don Carlo" as Rodrigo; "Don Giovanni" as Don Giovanni; “Das Rheingold” as Donner at the Biwako Hall Center for the Performing Arts, Shiga; La Folle Journée au Japon 2017; MHK-FM radio program “Recital Nova”; the 2nd Opera Singers Kohaku Taiko Uta Gassen (the annual contest between male and female teams of opera ingers), Suntory Hall and more


Mozart's "Don Giovanni" as Don Giovanni, "Così fan tutte" as Guglielmo, "The Marriage of Figaro" as Count Almaviva; Donizetti's "Lucia di Lammermoor" as Enrico; Leoncavallo's "I Pagliacci" as Silvio; Mascagni's "Cavalleria Rusticana" as Alfio; Strauss' "Die Fledermaus" as Dr. Falke; Tchaikovsky's "Eugene Onegin" as Onegin, "The Queen of Spades" as Prince Yeletsky; Verdi's "Don Carlo" as Rodrigo; Brahms' Ein deutsches Requiem; Dvorak's Te Deum; Mozart's Coronation Mass as bass/baritone solo

Further Profiles

Yushmanov’s Official Website

Upcoming Performances

December 3, 2019
Scheduled to perform in the 4th Opera Singers Kohaku Taiko Uta Gassen (the annual contest between male and female teams of opera ingers) at Suntory Hall.

April 2020
Scheduled to perform in Handle's opera “Giulio Cesare” at the New National Theatre, Tokyo

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