Vladimir Chernov

Renowned Russian baritone Vladimir Chernov has sung over 40 leading roles at opera houses around the world, including the Metropolitan Opera, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, Teatro alla Scala and Teatro Colón under Claudio Abbado, Valery Gergiev, James Levine and Seiji Ozawa, among others. Chernov made his US debut at the Los Angeles Opera as Posa in Verdi’s Don Carlo opposite Plácido Domingo.

His discography includes Il trovatore, Luisa Miller and Don Carlo for Sony Classical, Rigoletto for Deutsche Grammophon, Un ballo in maschera for Teldec, and Ian Krouse’s Armenian Requiem on Naxos (8.559846-47). He is a professor of vocal studies at the University of California, Los Angeles.