Ilya Silchukov was born in 1982 in Minsk,Belarus.He completed his
studies at Belarusian State Academy of Music(Minsk,Belarus), where he achieved
“Master of Arts in Voice performance”.
In June-August 2011 he participated in “Young
Singer Programm of Salzburger Festspiele”.
Future engagements include among
others Valentin/Faust at Israeli Opera Tel Aviv, Valentin/Faust at NorrlandsOperan in Umeå, Sweden and various
roles at Belorussian National Opera.
engagements include Michelle/Il Tabarro, Der Geliebte von Gestern/Royal Palace and Dvoraks Stabat Mater in stage version at Opéra de Montpellier, Onegin/Eugene Onegin with Trelinski at Teatr Wielki Warsaw, Albert/Werther and Miller/Luisa
Teatro Verdi di Trieste, Silvio/Il Pagliacci,
Yeletzky/Pikowaya Dama, Robert/Iolanta, Germont/La Traviata at
Minsk Opera Bolshoi in 2014, Duke/The
Miserly Knight by S.Raсhmaninov at Opera La
Monnaie(Bruxelles) with conductor M.Tatarnikov in May-June 2015.
In 2013-14 he
performed Misgir/Snegourochka ,Korolewitch/Kaschey
Onegin at Minsk Opera Bolshoi and also Germont/La Traviata at
Opera Podlaska Bialystok ,Estonian National Opera Tallinn,Vorarlberger
Landestheater Bregenz and Narodne Divadlo Brno.
In 2011-12 Ilya
Silchukov performed as Valentine/Faust at Slovak National Opera Bratislava, Schaklowity/Khowanschina at
Frankfurt Oper and Fiorello/Il
Barbiere di Siviglia at Teatro dell’Opera di Roma, Robert/Iolanta at
Perm Opera Theater, Baritone
solo/Carmina Burana, Athanael/Thais, Notaro/Don Pasquale and
He has worked with conductors
such as Vladimir Fedoseev, Fabio Mastrangelo, Eri Klas, Lawrence Foster, Bruno
Campanella and Ivor Bolton and also stage directors such as Alexander Kubelka,
Ruggiero Cappuccio and Roberto Skolmowski .
Ilya Silchukov is a Laureate of Elena Obraztsova Grand Opera Show (Russia Culture TV)
in 2014. He won Hans Gabor Prize and Helikon Prize at 30th H.G.Belvedere
Competition in 2011. He also won first prizes at M.Magomaev International Singing Competition
(Moscow) and M.Schneider –Trnavski International Singing Competition(Trnava)in